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Why Data Analysis is Central to Modern Crime Prevention Blog Header
Why Data Analysis is Central to Modern Crime Prevention Blog Header

Why Data Analysis is Central to Modern Crime Prevention

Television shows typically depict police officers cracking cases and making busts, and even the nightly news usually focuses on the manhunt of the moment. This sometimes obscures the fact that crime prevention is one of the most important duties of law enforcement along with law...Read more

The 5 Benefits of Online Study Blog Header
The 5 Benefits of Online Study Blog Header

The 5 Benefits of Online Study

The division between an “online degree” and a “traditional degree” has never been more porous, and made-in-Canada online degrees are becoming increasingly popular to busy Canadians with full-time jobs. Wilfrid Laurier University offers a variety of online...Read more

Can Surveillance Increase Public Safety Blog Header
Can Surveillance Increase Public Safety Blog Header

Can Surveillance Increase Public Safety?

Mass government surveillance has become a fact of modern life, though most citizens are unlikely to note how often each day their images are captured by cameras; their metadata tracked while browsing the web; and even their locations logged thanks to the GPS capability included in most...Read more

Trends in Canadian Law Enforcement Today: Fentanyl Abuse Blog Header
Trends in Canadian Law Enforcement Today: Fentanyl Abuse Blog Header

Trends in Canadian Law Enforcement Today: Fentanyl Abuse

Trends in Canadian Law Enforcement Today: Fentanyl Abuse

Last month we debuted a new series on the top challenges faced by police in Canada with a look at cybercrime. Today we’re moving on to...Read more

What is the Value of a Criminology and Policing Degree Blog Header
What is the Value of a Criminology and Policing Degree Blog Header

What is the Value of a Criminology and Policing Degree?

Law & Order. Flashpoint. CSI. There is no shortage of TV franchises dedicated to documenting the adventure, and captivating danger of police work. Of course, as any experienced officer can tell you, much of the job is decidedly unglamorous.

When it comes to determining the...Read more

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