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March 2, 2017
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Suspended Victoria Police Chief Frank Elsner wants to resign

In an affidavit filed in B.C. Supreme Court he indicates that the ongoing investigation into allegations of misconduct have negatively affected his personal life.


Federal judge overrules IRB decision to release violent refugee with 54 criminal convictions

An imprisoned refugee who is considered a danger for sexual assault and random attacks on people on the street will remain in custody after the federal judge’s ruling against the IRB.


A good education is important to policing, but it's one among many criteria

OPP Commissioner J.V.N. (Vince) Hawkes responds to a February 21 article in the Ottawa Citizen on education and skill requirements for new police recruits


RCMP commissioner warns continued IT failures will have 'catastrophic' consequences.

Canada’s public safety minister to meet with fellow minister about deeply concerning issues with IT failures at the RCMP after warning from Commissioner.


Police Digital Forensics: Storing and Using an Overflow of Video Data

Potential in Calgary for the generation of about 1 Petabyte of video data per year from body-warn video cameras alone.
 
 
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Police corruption scandal: Montreal appears light-years behind on oversight measures

Data-tracking software used by other police services can help identify potential problem officers. » Read more...
 
 
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RCMP use drone to find cache of stolen equipment in Pinehurst

About $250k worth of stolen equipment recovered on property. An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drone) was used for locating equipment stored around the large property. » Read more...

The police vs. social media

Why the logic of policing and the logic of social media are in conflict. » Read more...

Plan for Toronto police overhaul is outsourcing by another name.

Expectations of police to do more with less and turning them into quasi social-workers. » Read more...

Toronto Police Modernization – Trust the Chief

Op-ed by retired OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis. » Read more...
 
Events 
 

Blue Line Expo & Conference

Date: May 2, 2017
Location: Mississauga, ON
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OACP Annual Meeting

Date: June 11-14, 2017
Location: Waterloo, ON
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CACP Annual Conference and Tradeshow

Date:July 16-19, 2017
Location: Longueil (Montreal), Que.
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