Police and the Media
Police and the Media

Police and the Media Part 2

This blog is about policing, and not the media; but given the complex nature of the relationship between these institutions, it is worth taking some time to think about the media and journalism in general, and so in this second post I want to talk some more about the role of the media.

I ...Read more

How to Become a Corrections Officer

Prison guards in Canada work in either the federal or provincial systems. It’s one of the many possible careers for a person who earns a degree in policing . Canada's correctional system divides corrections responsibility into several areas:

The provinces are responsible for offenders ...Read more
Evidence Based Policing in Canada
Evidence Based Policing in Canada

Evidence Based Policing in Canada

Evidence-based policing (EBP) is an approach to policing and policy-making where evidence is used as a primary tool in the development and enforcement of law and policy. EBP does not discount traditional policy-making approaches, but advocates of EBP encourage individuals in policing and policy- ...Read more

Sûreté du Québec
Sûreté du Québec

Policing in Quebec

Job growth in policing in Quebec has been steadily rising in recent years. The main policing organization serving Quebec is the Sûreté du Québec, which has jurisdiction over the entire province. More than 145 years old, the Sûreté du Québec is a provincial police service that provides services ...Read more

Police and the Media - Part 1
Police and the Media - Part 1

Police and the Media - Part 1

Within the first three years of my career in policing I became aware of the sometimes rocky relationship between the police and the media. I can recall media coverage of police related stories in both Canada and the US , and the critical focus on issues that were perceived to be important by the ...Read more

Cyber Cops and Cyber Crime
Cyber Cops and Cyber Crime

Cyber Cops: The Triumphs and Challenges of High-Tech Policing

With government services becoming increasingly digitized, it’s no surprise that law enforcement would do so as well. Police throughout Canada are adapting to new communications technologies creating a variety of opportunities and challenges.

Cyber Challenges

New technologies can ...Read more

Why Do You Need Policing Experience for BA in Policing Program?
Why Do You Need Policing Experience for BA in Policing Program?

Why Do You Need Professional Experience for BA in Policing Program?

A university degree can greatly expand your career opportunities and your potential for advancement.

For example, a police officer who earns a university degree has greater opportunity to advance within the department and has more options outside of law enforcement in terms of career ...Read more

Canadian Police Services and Their Interconnectedness

People interested in maintaining law and order, and detecting and preventing crime, have more opportunity than ever to pursue a career in policing services in Canada. The Canadian policing field offers a diverse spectrum of possibilities - border services, public police services, private sector ...Read more

The Role of Canines and Canine Units in the Canadian Police Service Blog Header
The Role of Canines and Canine Units in the Canadian Police Service Blog Header

The Role of Canines and Canine Units in the Canadian Police Service

The partnership between humans and canines dates back thousands of years. Dogs have served in various ways – as hunters, guardians, livestock herders, draft animals and loyal companions. Today, men and women in Canadian Police Services partner with dogs to protect the public. Police officers put ...Read more

community policing
community policing

Community Oriented Policing Services

In light of social unrest in both Canada and the United States, Community Oriented Policing Services have been used to great success in Canada to foster goodwill between citizens and their local police departments. In many cases in which there was mistrust of police officers, the police sought ...Read more

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