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May 25, 2017
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Missing Children Society of Canada and Microsoft partner

The Missing Children Society of Canada has partnered with Microsoft Tech for Good to finalize its Child Finder Project (CFP), which was created to help “expedite the recovery of children in danger by allowing them to share information from their social media accounts with police”.


Toronto Police’s Officer of the Year awarded

The Toronto Region Board of Trade announced Staff Sergeant Joseph Matthews the winner of the 2016 Toronto Polices Services Officer of the Year award.


Pros of random breath testing justifies infringing rights: constitutional expert

The foremost constitutional authority in Canada once argued that random breath testing — similar to what the Liberals proposed to crack down on impaired driving — would infringe Charter rights, but the benefit to public safety would be so strong that it would still be upheld in court.
 
 
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PHOTOS • Big reveal for Panasonic’s Toughbook 33

Panasonic’s latest Toughbook launch was held up in the clouds, 1,776 feet up to be exact, at the One World Trade Centre, also known as the Freedom Tower, in New York City. » Read more...
 
Headlines 
 

Languages of Life honours Ottawa Police Service

Ottawa Police Service took home an award recently from Languages of Life in recognition of 25 years of work in the community with immigrants, newcomers, minorities, children of abuse and victims of crisis. » Read more...

Thunder Bay, Ont., police chief charged with breach of trust, obstructing justice

The police chief of a northwestern Ontario city is facing charges following a five-month investigation into alleged criminal wrongdoing. » Read more...

Calgary police say committee of groups will review unfounded sex assault cases

Calgary’s police department says it will give unfounded sexual assault cases to a committee for a second look. » Read more...
 
Events 
 

CANSEC

Date: May 31-June 1, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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International Police Mountain Bike Association

Date: June 5-10, 2017
Location: Delaware, Ohio
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26th Annual Forensic Training Conference

Date: June 6-9, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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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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