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Federal government should direct RCMP to end use controversial neck hold: NDP leader

Mendicino directed the RCMP to stop using the “carotid control” technique in a mandate letter given to Commissioner Brenda Lucki last year, but the national police force told CBC News this week that the practice has not been banned. Singh says Mendicino should pressure Lucki to change the policy.

Having EMS, fire and police in same room could help response: Former Calgary chief

A former chief of emergency medical services in Calgary says having medical dispatchers back in the same room as police and fire call-takers could help to improve ambulance response times.

Second officer dies in hospital after avalanche near Kaslo, B.C.

Nelson Police is dealing with another loss to the department after it was announced Saturday that a second officer involved in a backcountry skiing accident has died. Nelson Police Chief Donovan Fisher said via video release that Const. Mathieu Nolet had succumbed to his injuries and died Saturday morning at Kelowna Regional Hospital.
Tactical Crime Analysis: Research and Investigation

Tactical Crime Analysis: Research and Investigation

Research has shown that the majority of crimes are committed by persistent or serial offenders, with as little as seven percent of offenders accounting for approximately 60 percent of all crimes. By focusing police efforts on these prolific offenders and learning to identify, analyze, and resolve the crimes they commit, the law enforcement community can protect and defend the public much more effectively.

Tactical Crime Analysis: Research and Investigation provides a comprehensive discussion on both the theoretical and practical aspects of crime series analysis, making it a critical resource for those engaged in crime prevention and investigation.

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Training for organizational culture change

Understanding how to implement cultural change is key. It may be most effective from the top down—beginning with the leadership team—to ensure the message is loud and clear that cultural toxicity and its components are unacceptable organization-wide. » Read now

Ottawa police preparing for possible weekend protests on ‘Freedom Convoy’ anniversary

Ottawa police say they are ready for the possibility that the one-year anniversary of the start of the protest could spark another one, but Stubbs would not reveal details of what police believe is planned or how many demonstrators are expected. » Read now

‘Homicide in slow motion’: Police urged to tackle stalking amid rise of tracking tech

Tracking technology, like AirTags, gives stalkers even more access to already vulnerable women, and Angela Marie MacDougall, executive director of Battered Women Support Services, is urging police to take all forms of harassment seriously. » Read now

Putting an end to violence against Indigenous women starts with police, media, Beaudin said

Police departments must do a better job of “serving and protecting,” Indigenous men and women in Canada’s cities and that starts with better educating them on the challenges faced by the oft-marginalized urban Indigenous communities. » Read now

Police Tech Conference & Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Feb. 28 – Mar. 1, 2023
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Canadian Policing Wellness Check Conference

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: Mar. 6 – 8, 2023
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Security, Police & Fire Career Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Mar. 9, 2023
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OACP & Blue Line Expo 2023

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: May 9, 2023
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