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

How to best work with local citizens against crime
How to best work with local citizens against crime

How to best work with local citizens against crime

One of the most important things a police service can do is work with local citizens to fight crime. Local citizens should be encouraged to be vigilant against crime and feel comfortable to speak openly to police when they have concerns. Police should strive to form healthy, cooperative ...Read more

These Extraordinary Women, Part 2 Blog Header
These Extraordinary Women, Part 2 Blog Header

These Extraordinary Women, Part 2

I want to share an interesting conversation that I once had with a really smart woman. It took place around 2010 or 2011 when I stopped into an employee consultation session to check on how things were going, chatting with the woman, Carol, who was the session's facilitator. Carol is a highly ...Read more

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Women in Policing Part 1 Blog Header

These Extraordinary Women Part 1

I will be discussing diversity in policing regularly in this blog. It's a vast topic of great importance to the profession, and to our society in general, and because of that it is front and centre in our country's national dialogue on a daily basis. This week I'll start with a discussion of ...Read more

How a BA in Policing Enhances Leadership Skills Blog Header
How a BA in Policing Enhances Leadership Skills Blog Header

How a BA in Policing Enhances Leadership Skills

If you are thinking of becoming a police officer, or are already in the Canadian police service, you may be wondering how a Bachelor of Arts degree in policing would contribute to your career. Your career, after all, has many aspects: your ability to serve the public, ensure and defend public ...Read more

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History of the Canadian Mounted Police Blog Header

History of the Canadian Mounted Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are unique because they encompass national, federal, provincial and municipal responsibilities. From its founding in 1873 with 150 officers, it's grown to over 28,000 today.

It began as a central police service, called the North-West Mounted ...Read more

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