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Neighbourhood Crime Mapping

Last Updated: October 9, 2009

Following a previous article on how police officers in Saskatoon are using Facebook as a weapon to solve crime, here is a story on how the police officers in Edmonton may be causing a problem by using the Internet to fight crime. The Edmonton Police Service has launched a Neighbourhood Crime Map which is a [….]

Law Enforcements Crackdown on Cell Phones and Seatbelts

Last Updated: October 6, 2009

This October marks a special month for law enforcements in the Ontario and Manitoba provinces to alert citizens about safe driving. A ban on cellphones and other hand-held devices will take effect for all Ontario drivers on October 26. This includes any sort of communication and entertainment devices. However, you will still be allowed to [….]

RCMP Adopts Latest Simulation Technologies

Last Updated: October 1, 2009

From the growing number of retiring baby boomers to the current recession, these are just some of the factors that have contributed to the RCMP’s hurdle in recruiting new cadets. As part of RCMP’s aggressive recruiting campaign, they are putting huge investments toward renovating the RCMP training academy and implementing some of the latest simulation [….]

Paintball Cops

Last Updated: September 25, 2009

Police officers are not only professionally trained to handle gun and tasers, but they’re also professionally trained to use paintball guns – at least in Japan. The cops in the Shizuoka Prefecture of Japan has started implementing the use of paintball to help chase down fleeing criminals. The paint is designed to be hard to [….]

Discipline is not Developed Overnight

Last Updated: September 18, 2009

Many students may spend their college or university years partying until late-nights in order to have their last bit of fun before they finally graduate and shift to the tedious and boring work lifestyle. This is not the right attitude that will get you top grades in school. A wise professor once told me that [….]

Tips for Academic Success

Last Updated: September 10, 2009

It’s the month of September, which means students are finally heading back to school. If you’re currently a student in a Police Foundation program or any other academic program, then here are some tips for academic success. A major reason that students fail in college or university is due to passivity. However, learning is an [….]

Facebook: A New Weapon for Police

Last Updated: August 28, 2009

Police officers in Saskatoon are now using the hugely popular Facebook as a means to search for criminals. These criminals brag about their activities on social media sites such as Facebook and MySpace which help Police officers identify the criminals. Believe it or not, Facebook and MySpace are quickly becoming useful starting points for police [….]

Police Ready Challenge #8

Last Updated: August 21, 2009

You are chasing a robbery suspect carrying a gun around a building and see him jump into a car and take off. The car is heading in your direction and you think you could get off a shot before it gets to you. You need to hit the tires and make sure it stops the [….]

Need for Speed Police Edition

Last Updated: August 14, 2009

Ever wondered what type of cars police officers drive in Europe, Asia, and Australia? Well, you’ll be absolutely amazed. Cops in other parts of the world are sitting behind the wheel of some of the fastest and most furious vehicles ever made. Check out this slide show and you won’t stop dreaming.

Police Ready Challenge #7

Last Updated: August 7, 2009

You’ve been called to a drug house because someone identified a most wanted suspect as being inside. You arrive on the scene and are greeted with a hail of bullets. What would you do in this instance? 1) Take cover and get your weapon at the ready? 2) Return fire? 3) Call for assistance? Based [….]

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