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

Eight Healthy Habits for Police Officers Working Shifts
Eight Healthy Habits for Police Officers Working Shifts

Eight Healthy Habits for Police Officers Working Shifts

Officers in Canada's police services have demanding schedules with unpredictable shifts, and staying healthy and well-rested can often be challenging in this environment. Luckily, by following a number of healthy habits regarding sleep, nutrition and exercise, police officers operating on a non- ...Read more

Police Officer Stress Management
Police Officer Stress Management

Best ways for police officers to manage stress on the job

A 2012 survey of 4,500 Canadian police officers across the nation conducted by Professor Linda Duxbury of Carleton University in Ottawa found that around 50% of respondents reported that they experienced high levels of stress. Another 46% reported moderate stress levels. More than 60% of ...Read more

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