Tag Archives: Canada

Authentic inclusion

The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police sponsors an annual Global Studies course for selected mid-career staff. The 2018 cohort was assigned the topic “Equity, Inclusion and Fundamental Respect in the Diverse Policing Organization.” Class members discuss their initial trepidation … Continue reading

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Canadian police research

This blog post from the director of CAN-SEBP (Canadian Society of Evidence-Based Policing) provides a useful accounting of published research on Canadian policing over the last 12 years and laments the paucity of government funding aimed at finding ways to … Continue reading

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Call centers raided in India

Police in India have raided 25 call centers, arrested nearly 300 people, and seized over 400 computer systems since July, according to this article. Offenses mainly involved fraudulent calls to North American victims, demanding fines or fees and claiming to … Continue reading

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Regina moving to verified alarm response

Police in Regina, Canada will implement “enhanced call verification” for burglary alarms starting January 1, according to this announcement. Because 99% of such alarms are false, police will not respond to commercial activations during the business’s normal hours of operation, … Continue reading

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Systemic racism in Thunder Bay police

This article reports findings from a 2-year review of the Thunder Bay Police Service in Ontario, Canada, focused mainly on death investigations of indigenous people. It found serious deficiencies in at least 9 cases and attributed those failures and other … Continue reading

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Surrey may switch from RCMP

This article discusses the decision by Surrey, in far western Canada, to create its own police force, ending a nearly 70-year contract with the RCMP. The city, which has over 500,000 residents, has given notice of its intent to end … Continue reading

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First Nations funding in Canada

The Canadian government is allocating $90 million over 7 years to improve police station facilities in First Nation and Inuit communities, according to this article. Many are in remote and fly-in locations; the aim is to bring the stations into … Continue reading

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