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Jury makes 12 recommendations after inquest into Vancouver police officer’s suicide

A coroner’s jury has made a dozen recommendations after probing the suicide of Vancouver police Const. Nicole Chan, who died during a mental health crisis after having relationships with two senior officers.

Transforming the culture of policing: Creating a culture of care through active bystandership training

Over the past two years, police services throughout Canada have witnessed increased calls from their communities for multi-faceted changes to policing, collectively grouped into terms such as police modernization and police reform. One such change focuses on the prevention of officer misconduct. By Neil Dubord and Jassie Ram (Padda).

‘Not an easy decision’: RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki to retire next month

Her turbulent time as the top Mountie included the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history, the COVID-19 pandemic and protests that paralyzed downtown Ottawa and several border crossings early last year.
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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

PSPNET celebrated three years of supporting mental health of public safety personnel

The PSP Wellbeing Course was designed to provide public safety personnel with free guidance on techniques for managing various mental health concerns, such as depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic injuries. » Read now

Counterfeit currency: How the RCMP, law enforcement and the Bank of Canada combat fake money

Counterfeiting currency is not a new crime. In fact, people have been creating fake money going as far back as the fifth century. So why is this still happening in 2023? How can law enforcement and the banks keep this from happening? By Brittani Schroeder and Michael Scott-Doornink. » Read now

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick reach SiRT agreement

The agreement ensures both provinces will benefit from the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team’s (SiRT) expertise and independent police oversight in the interest of public safety. » Read now

Police Tech Conference & Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Feb. 28 – Mar. 3, 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: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: Mar. 9, 2023
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14th Annual Law of Policing Conference, Eastern Edition

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 3 – 4, 2023
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OACP & Blue Line Expo 2023

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