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Canadian police chiefs speak out on death of Black man beaten by U.S. officers

Canadian police chiefs condemned on Friday the death of a Black man who was savagely beaten by police during a traffic stop in the United States, saying the officers involved must be held accountable.

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples call for end to police brutality in Canada

A national Indigenous organization is calling on Canadian police forces to make “fundamental changes” to end brutality against members of racialized groups in the country.

First Responders, members of the public attend procession for NPD officer

Hundreds of first responders, including members of the Nelson Police Department, lined the highway between Kelowna and Nelson for a procession to pay tribute to Const. Mathieu Nolet.
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Blue Line, The Podcast: In conversation with OSCA President Sarah Kennedy

In this episode of Blue Line, The Podcast, editor Brittani Schroeder was joined by OSCA President Sarah Kennedy to talk about the changes the OSCA is advocating for in the new CSPA, and about the challenges special constables face while on duty. » Listen now

‘There’s room to grow’: Police force focuses on anti-racism, bias

Insp. Anika Becker said the force has included diversity, equity and inclusion focuses in its strategic plan, and will also be developing an anti-racism strategy in order to encourage people from racialized communities to join the police force. » Read now

Additional information requested as B.C. government mulls Surrey police transition

The British Columbia government needs to know more before it decides on an “unprecedented” request to revert to RCMP policing in Surrey in a decision that affects the whole province, the public safety minister said. » Read now

Police officer involved in early morning Brampton collision, driver arrested

An early morning crash in Brampton, Ont. sent two people to hospital, including a police officer. Peel Regional Police say a police cruiser was involved in a two-vehicle collision around 3 a.m. Monday. » 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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