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This course was developed by the Calgary Police Service and made available to all police services via CPKN.
Sovereign citizens are individuals who hold strong anti-government beliefs and may not recognize law enforcement or public policies. As a result, situations involving these individuals have potential to escalate to an officer safety issue or threaten to public officials or critical infrastructure.
Sovereign Citizens describes this emerging movement in Canada and provides situational awareness information and education regarding the potential threat posed to law enforcement when encountering sovereign citizens.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Identify Sovereign Citizen groups observed in Canada, including Freeman on the Land and Moors;
- Explain their ideologies and beliefs;
- List possible indicators to identify sovereign citizen extremists.
This is an awareness level course designed for sworn police officers only, specifically frontline officers, supervisors, detectives and investigators.
Non-sworn personnel may also access this course but must submit a signed Waiver of Liability and Indemnity. Please include this signed waiver with your registration form.
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This course was designed and developed by Calgary Police Service.
Content Provider: Calgary Police Service
Length: 40 minutes
Release Date: 2011-09-22