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Mindfulness in policing: Hillsboro cops look inward to keep the peace (first ... - The Oregonian

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Chief justice cleared in spat with Stephen Harper government | Toronto Star

Chief justice cleared in spat with Stephen Harper government | Toronto Star | Miscellany | Scoop.it
The International Commission of Jurists slammed the Prime Minister for remarks that were critical of Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin.
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Diversity Recruiting – What’s Wrong with it? Pretty Much Everything (Part 1 of 2) - ERE.net

Diversity Recruiting – What’s Wrong with it? Pretty Much Everything (Part 1 of 2) - ERE.net | Miscellany | Scoop.it
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Toronto police should carry antidote for drug overdoses, doctors say | Toronto Star

Toronto police should carry antidote for drug overdoses, doctors say | Toronto Star | Miscellany | Scoop.it
Calls for easier access to naloxone, which can mean the difference between life and death to opioid users, come after New York police announced cops would start carrying it.
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Watchdog investigates two related complaints against Ottawa police

OTTAWA — Two discreditable conduct complaints against Ottawa police triggered by responses to the actions of a Carleton criminologist have resulted in an independent investigation by the province’s police oversight body. The Ontario Civil Liberties Association filed a complaint to the Office of the Independent Police Review Director alleging discreditable conduct against Ottawa police union president Matt Skof for what the complaint called his “outright attempts to silence a professor’s criticisms of policing in Ontario.”
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The complex issue of whether an Association official who is a also police officer remains subject to the provisions of the Police Services Act has been unresolved for decades. A proverbial 'gray area' ...

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Prison crisis, Dutch style: too few prisoners

Prison crisis, Dutch style: too few prisoners | Miscellany | Scoop.it
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch government is facing an unusual crisis: Prison undercrowding.

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Council passes on investigating countywide policing notion - Orangeville Banner

Council passes on investigating countywide policing notion
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Earlier this month, Coun. Jeremy Williams tabled a notice of motion asking council to create an ad-hoc committee to review current delivery of policing services.
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An open democracy

An open democracy | Miscellany | Scoop.it
I am very happy to hear that the Ontario Civil Liberties Association has filed a complaint to the Office of the Independent Police Review Director against Ottawa police union president Matt Skof. I believe Skof was out of line when he wrote to the Carleton University president and demanded an apology from Carleton professor Darryl Davies for his criticism of police actions and expenditures.
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The Skyscraping Cost of Bad Customer Service (Infographic)

The Skyscraping Cost of Bad Customer Service (Infographic) | Miscellany | Scoop.it
The way you treat your customers is everything. Here's why.See on www.entrepreneur.com
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Canada dumping ground for stolen art | Toronto Star

Canada dumping ground for stolen art | Toronto Star | Miscellany | Scoop.it
Two high-profile art recoveries are prompting a call for a special unit that would keep thieves from using this country to slip stolen art back into the market.
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Death of Mexican woman in CBSA custody sparks call for accountability - Nanaimo Daily News

Death of Mexican woman in CBSA custody sparks call for accountability
Nanaimo Daily News
Both BC Civil Liberties Association and No One Is Illegal are calling for an independent civilian inquiry. Several ...
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The Moral Hazard of the All-Volunteer Army - New York Times (blog)

The Moral Hazard of the All-Volunteer Army - New York Times (blog) | Miscellany | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog) The Moral Hazard of the All-Volunteer Army New York Times (blog) On the lower left of the solid, upward-sloping supply curve are individuals who either (a) have meager economic opportunities in the civilian sector (i.e., with...
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Total corruption: Organised crime infiltrated and compromised UK ...

Total corruption: Organised crime infiltrated and compromised UK ... | Miscellany | Scoop.it
Total corruption: Organised crime infiltrated and compromised UK courts, police, HMRC, Crown Prosecution Service, prisons, and juries. Cory Doctorow at 11:03 pm Sat, Jan 11, 2014. — FEATURED —. Recap · TV review: 'Community' ...

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Mounties review cases of missing, murdered aboriginal women

Mounties review cases of missing, murdered aboriginal women | Miscellany | Scoop.it
The RCMP says it has completed a “comprehensive file review” of murdered and missing aboriginal women and girls within Mountie jurisdiction — more than 400 in all — and will continue to pursue outstanding cases...
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Former janitor accused of stealing police uniforms

Former janitor accused of stealing police uniforms | Miscellany | Scoop.it
An Ontario Court trial began Wednesday for a Windsor woman who was fired as a janitor at Windsor police headquarters and arrested for stealing police...
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Caring For Police and Citizens

Caring For Police and Citizens | Miscellany | Scoop.it
          In a post-modern age such as ours, fielding chaplains in a police department  can be a tricky endeavor. It is primarily so because some clergy can't constrain what they believe to be thei...
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Striking fear in the heart of Ontario's Mob

Striking fear in the heart of Ontario's Mob | Miscellany | Scoop.it
It was a precise and planned strike into the heart of Ontario’s Mob underworld.
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Ontario lawyers irate at quality of courthouse inmates’ food

Ontario lawyers irate at quality of courthouse inmates’ food | Miscellany | Scoop.it
Defendants often do not get enough nutrition to properly defend themselves during trials, lawyers allege
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Mindfulness in policing: Hillsboro cops look inward to keep the peace (first ... - The Oregonian

Mindfulness in policing: Hillsboro cops look inward to keep the peace (first ... - The Oregonian | Miscellany | Scoop.it
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Massage parlour business booming in Regina

Massage parlour business booming in Regina | Miscellany | Scoop.it
Regina police say massage parlours, where sex is often for sale, are rapidly multiplying and there's little they can do to slow down that growth.
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Was Brampton courthouse gunman acting alone?

Was Brampton courthouse gunman acting alone? | Miscellany | Scoop.it
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About Crimestat - Disclaimer for Statistics Presented - Crimestat - City of Winnipeg

About Crimestat - Disclaimer for Statistics Presented - Crimestat - City of Winnipeg | Miscellany | Scoop.it
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Policing report almost a year in the making, and counting

Policing report almost a year in the making, and counting | Miscellany | Scoop.it
OTTAWA — Almost a year after two delegations of MPs from the House of Commons public safety committee spent about $142,000 to travel to the U.K., California and Western Canada to study the cost-saving practices of police forces, a report of what they learned has yet to be released.
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Border police in dire need of independent oversight - Toronto Star

Border police in dire need of independent oversight - Toronto Star | Miscellany | Scoop.it
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Border police in dire need of independent oversight
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Yet despite the broad police powers given to CBSA, there is no independent oversight of the activities of its officers. There is no formal complaint process.
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Stop and Frisk: It's More About HOW It's Done!

Stop and Frisk: It's More About HOW It's Done! | Miscellany | Scoop.it
I suggest that the primary problem with the use of “stop and frisk” by police in many of our cities has more to do with how it is done rather than if it is done. The first "how" is that it must be ...
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Inherent Contradictions

Inherent Contradictions | Miscellany | Scoop.it
In the police, we take deliberate decisions to ruin lives and we do it every day.  In so doing, those decisions often bring officers into direct conflict with the aims of other organisations, including other public sector authorities.  Although...

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