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February 16, 2017
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Mounties trying to unionize, accuse RCMP of unfair labour practices.

There are allegations that the RCMP and the Treasury Board have been interfering with officers’ efforts to form an independent association for collective bargaining and member representation.


York Region police officer fired for benefits fraud.

Two years after pleading guilty to fraud and Police Services Act charges a York Regional Police officer has been fired for defrauding the benefits fund.


Stigma of mental illness among police officers waning, say experts.

At the CACP’s Mental Health of Police Personnel conference held this week in Gatineau QC, participants learned about how the stigma of mental illness is waning because officers are sharing their experiences and talking about mental health issues more often.


Record number of cases referred to Alberta's police watchdog in 2016.

During 2016, the number of cases referred to the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) continued to increase.


7 Hong Kong police officer guilty in activist’s 2014 filmed beating

The officers were convicted on a lesser charge of assault laid after they were filmed beating pro-democracy protestors in 2014.


Public Editor: Error in RCMP story shows lessons to be learned by media.

The Globe and Mail’s Public Editor admitted that their initial story about the RCMP declining to do an audit of sexual-assault investigation was incorrect because of journalistic haste.


Police cannot represent Crown at bail hearings: Alberta chief justice

The top judge in Alberta has ruled that police officers are no longer permitted to act as Crown prosecutors during bail hearings.
 
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OACP Annual Meeting

Date: June 11-14, 2017
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Date:July 16-19, 2017
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