The federal government will convene a meeting of Canada’s justice ministers later this month to discuss how to deal with fallout caused by last year’s controversial Supreme Court ruling aimed at limiting trial delays. … Continue Reading
The changing nature of society, the economy, and technology has created new challenges for police services as they adapt their responsibilities in crime prevention, law enforcement, public assistance and maintenance of public order. The economics of policing and community safety … Continue Reading
In the following article, Ray Zarb, Manager of Consulting Services at eJust Systems Inc. discusses managing and disclosing digital evidence. … Continue Reading
Canada’s criminal justice system is a vast and complex machine with numerous players whose actions or inactions impact each other: The courts, the police, corrections, and legal professionals. For those Canadians who are exposed to it, whether as victims or … Continue Reading
The strength of Canadian police forces has remained constant for years, even as crime rates fall steeply, data released by Statistics Canada shows. Canada has had just under 70,000 police officers since 2009, a number that has grown slowly from … Continue Reading
U.K. chiefs and PCCs have set out the vision for policing in 2025, including digital policing. Read more at the National Police Chiefs’ Council.
Data on adult criminal courts in Canada are now available for 2014-2015 Read more at Statistics Canada.
Some police forces in England and Wales risk being “overwhelmed” by the volume of digital evidence being collected, the police watchdog has warned. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary said many forces had a “significant gap” in digital skills. It said … Continue Reading
Private police have exploded in numbers in recent years, but Canada is lagging behind other countries in tracking their often-covert activities — something that experts warn could compromise privacy and public safety if growth continues unchecked. “There is little or … Continue Reading