How Can a Master of Social Work Degree Advance My Career?
How Can a Master of Social Work Degree Advance My Career?

How Can a Master of Social Work Degree Advance My Career?

Whether you’re a candidate for Laurier’s Master of Social Work program or Master of Social Work - Advanced Standing program, we’re ready to talk to you about the ways a master’s degree can open up new social work career possibilities for you.Read more

Extraordinary Female Police Officers, Part 3
Extraordinary Female Police Officers, Part 3

These Extraordinary Women, Part 3

In this last post of the three-part series about women in policing, I want to explore some of the negative outcomes that can arise as a result of the non-standard distribution of women along the normal curve of job performance in policing. As you may recall, in my last post I wrote about a ...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

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

Pages