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Police Blog Series #4 – Road to Policing

Last Updated: August 17, 2010

It was close to 4 am, and we had just finished the paperwork for a domestic dispute.  It had been a busy night, but we were almost done.  The radio was awkwardly quiet; I knew what my partners were thinking…finally…time for a coffee break.  As we sat around a desk in the Constable’s common area, [….]

Police Blog Series #3 – Courtroom

Last Updated: May 25, 2010

As I was sitting in the courtroom, I watched a long line of people waiting to speak with the prosecutor. The variety of individuals that attend always amazes me. We were all here for the same reason, to give evidence; most of these people had been charged with a traffic offence. An officer sitting beside [….]

Police Blog Series #2 – The Chase

Last Updated: March 11, 2010

My partner and I were on our way to grab a coffee as we prepared for our night shift.  I’ve never been a coffee drinker, but it helps give me that extra boost of energy for what lies ahead.  Just as we leave the coffee shop, a radio call comes in for an officer in [….]

Police Blog Series #1 – R.I.D.E

Last Updated: February 2, 2010

It was still dark outside when I woke up…the alarm read 4:30 am…time to get ready for work.  I arrived at the station around 5:30 am, and began putting on my uniform.  I have always enjoyed putting on my freshly pressed pants and dark blue shirt, as if I was wearing them for the first [….]

Police Ready will donate 20% of Monthly Sales to Haiti Relief

Last Updated: January 19, 2010

This past week, Haiti was hit by a devastating blow as it was rocked by a tragic earthquake that took the lives of over 50,000 individuals and affected the lives of millions, and those numbers are only expected to rise. In order to support Haiti’s much needed recovery process, we have chosen to donate $20 [….]

5 New Written Communication Tests Added!

Last Updated: January 12, 2010

That’s right, to kick off the new year with a bang, we have added 5 new Written Communication Tests (WCT) to the Police Ready program! As it stands, all memberships will now include 25 WCT tests in total, and the additions won’t stop there. Stay tuned for some big announcements that will be coming your [….]

Ontario Police Teaches Citizens How to File Police Complaints

Last Updated: November 2, 2009

Have you ever noticed that many people are psychologically afraid of the police although they have not committed any crime? Perhaps it’s the way law enforcement is being protrayed in the media or entertainment, or perhaps the fear is rooted in their upbringing when their parents always half-jokingly warn them to behave otherwise the police [….]

Entire Police Force Quits After Winning Lottery

Last Updated: October 26, 2009

Here is a police news story that is on the lighter side. An entire police force in Budaors, Hungary consisting of 15 officers have decided to resign from their position after winning over £10 million (equivalent to over CAD $16 million) in the lottery. The police force in Budaors is put in a desperate situation [….]

Should the Police Be Concerned With Google Street View?

Last Updated: October 20, 2009

Google Street View is finally made available to the Canadian public and the responses are phenomenal. You may have already experimented with Google Street View and like most users, you’re probably shocked at the high resolution image that you are seeing of your own house and your neighbourhood. Google Street View provide users with the [….]

Introducing the 355-hp Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle

Last Updated: October 13, 2009

We’ve shown you some of the top police vehicles around the world in our Need for Speed Police Edition article, and now we present to you a quick preview of the Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle. Powered by a 6.0L V8 engine with a stunning 355-hp, you know you won’t be able to run away [….]

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