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June 29, 2017
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Teams shortlisted for OPP modernization phase two project

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) have shortlisted three teams to design, build and finance nine new detachments for phase two of the OPP modernization project.


Ontario plans to target online ticket scalping

Ontario is targeting online ticket scalping with proposed legislation, dubbed the Ticket Sales Act, which it plans to introduce this fall. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi says last year’s near instantaneous sell-outs of the Tragically Hip’s farewell tour shone a light on the issue.


Halifax police chief proposes publishing suicide stats

Chief Jean-Michel Blais raised the idea to release suicide stats at a police commission, saying the data could come out monthly and wouldn’t include specific locations or details on what happened — just the outcomes.
 
 
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“Not a cop show:” Beyond the Badge film makes Toronto debut

About 170 serving and retired police officers, their friends and family showed up for the recent Toronto debut of Beyond the Badge: Canada, a documentary about the human element in Canadian policing. » Read more...
 
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Q&A with Chief Rod Knecht, Edmonton Police Service

In 2017, the Edmonton Police Service is celebrating its 125th anniversary. We caught up with Chief Rod Knecht to discuss his 40-year career in law enforcement, his six years as Edmonton’s chief of police and what he sees as the current and future challenges facing Canada’s policing community. » Read more...

Correctional staff reject contract extension

Ontario correctional workers have voted overwhelmingly to reject a government offer to extend their contracts by four years with 7.5 per cent in raises. » Read more...

Fighting hate crimes through community policing

Guest columnist Tom Wetzel discusses early education involving police officers as a “critical component of any community policing program worth its salt.” » Read more...
 
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Events 
 

CACP Annual Conference and Tradeshow

Date: July 16-19, 2017
Location: Longueil (Montreal), Que.
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Ontario Police Curling Association Golf Tournament

Date: July 23, 2017
Location: Thornton, Ont.
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Great Lakes Police Motorcycle Training Seminar

Date: Aug. 16-19, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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National Internal Affairs Investigators Association

Date: Aug. 21-24, 2017
Location: Savannah, Ga.
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International Women & Law Enforcement Conference

Date: Sept. 17-21, 2017
Location: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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