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March 16, 2017

Police visit airport-area hotels to raise awareness of sex trade

Winnipeg Police Service conducted sweep of airport-area hotels to raise awareness of the signs of sexual exploitation.

Quebec town settles with police chief who was harassed by his own

New chief became target of harassment campaign waged by his own officers.

Courts shaken by search for solutions to delays

Maybe the justice system cannot do everything. Maybe it cannot prosecute every crime.

Alberta to hire 50 Crown prosecutors to address shortage

The province is hiring 50 more prosecutors to clear a backlog that is forcing the staying of hundreds of charges.

RCMP needs help naming their 13 new police puppies

The Name the Puppy 2017 contest is held yearly to name 13 German shepherd fur balls that will grow up to be RCMP police dogs.
Featured News 

Deadly weapon? Ottawa police assault gloves scrutinized after officer charged in death

Questions are being raised about reinforced gloves used by Ottawa police following the death of a man last year. Audit of gloves underway at OPS. » Read more...

Hamilton police won't send naloxone out with frontline officers

"Our strategy is not to get into the business of Narcan (naloxone) distribution," said Chief Eric Girt at a meeting of the Hamilton police services board. » Read more...

As opioid overdoses rise, police officers become counselors, doctors and social workers

The nation’s opioid epidemic is changing the way law enforcement does its job, with police officers acting as drug counselors and medical workers and shifting from law-and-order tactics to approaches more akin to social work. » Read more...

Ottawa toughens rules for operating recreational drones

Transport Minister Marc Garneau is cracking down on recreational drones with new safety restrictions to keep them nine kilometres from any airport and ban their owners from flying near people, buildings, at night and when first responders are at the scene of an emergency. » Read more...

Privacy commissioner investigating Canada Border Services Agency over electronic media searches

Canada’s federal privacy commissioner has launched an investigation into the Canada Border Services Agency’s practice of searching the electronic devices of travellers at the Canadian border. » Read more...

London's blue lights go green

The London Metropolitan Police has announced it will add 250 electric or hybrid vehicles to its fleet in the next twelve months in order to help reduce pollution in the capital. » Read more...
Blue Line Expo

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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