CPKN News 2013

CPKN News 2013

Key Issues Emerge from Police Education and Learning Summit

Charlottetown, PE – Representatives from more than sixty police organizations gathered this week in Charlottetown to examine how the economic landscape will shape the future of the Canadian police sector.

Bruce Herridge Named 2013 Recipient of F. Darren Smith Award of Excellence

Charlottetown, PE – Deputy Chief Bruce Herridge of York Regional Police was presented the 2013 F. Darren Smith Award of Excellence during the Police Education and Learning Summit in Charlottetown today.

CPKN's Summer 2013 Point.Click.Learn. Newsletter Now Available!

Check out the latest in CPKN news, courseware, and upcoming events at www.cpkn.ca/sites/default/files/pcl_summer_13.pdf !

Coach Officer Training Expanded

The Ontario Police College has recently expanded the online Coach Officer Training course with a new Leadership module. The updated course, available through CPKN, was released on June 6th.

Reading the Signs: Elder Abuse in Canada

On any given day, as many as half a million Canadian seniors may be experiencing some form of abuse at the hands of family, friends, or caregivers. Elder abuse is not an issue that has garnered widespread attention but as the baby boomer generation ages, the incidence of abuse is also expected to grow. Recognizing what constitutes abuse and understanding the signs of abuse is key to protecting some of the most vulnerable members of our society.

Stanhope Conference Namesake Destroyed by Fire

Stanhope Beach Resort and Conference Centre was destroyed by fire yesterday. Despite the best efforts of five local fire departments, the iconic Island landmark could not be saved.

Missing: Training and Resources for Missing Child Investigations

Have you ever wondered how and when to activate an AMBER Alert? Would you know when, or if, it was okay to charge a parent with abducting their own child? Do you know where to turn for information and assistance if a child in your jurisdiction is abducted and taken out of the country?

LPS Reports Significant Savings on Blended Learning Approach

London Police Service reports that it saved nearly $200K over three years with its blended approach to GIT, APT and Coach Officer training.

e-Learning Produces Postive Impacts on Workplace Behavior: Research Results Summary

In 2012, CPKN concluded two major research initiatives. Funded by the Police Sector Council and the Canadian Police Research Centre, respectively, these studies were designed to evaluate the impact of CPKN e-learning on Canadian police and first responders.

RCMP Sponsors 3 Month Access to Terrorism Indicators Training

Between February 1 and April 30, 2013, the RCMP is sponsoring free access to Terrorism Event Pre-Incident Indicators for all Canadian police, law enforcement, and first responder personnel via CPKN.

Interac Releases New Fraud Prevention Video

Interac Association has released Interac e-Transfer Awareness and Investigation, the third video in its fraud prevention series.

Staged Collisions Hits the Mark: Free Learning Pilot Concludes

Thousands of police officers across the country have upped the ante on auto fraud. More than 4200 learners from 144 policing agencies across Canada took advantage of free, year-long access to Identifying Staged Collisions.

Breaking with Tradition: Online Learning Makes the Grade at Peterborough-Lakefield

Online learning has become an essential component of Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service's mandatory training model. In an effort to sidestep scheduling issues, maximize training ROI, and enhance the overall quality of training opportunities, PLCPS is now conducting 20% of its mandatory training online. It's a move that's getting positive reviews from frontline members and administrators alike.

Game Changer: Applying Game Mechanics to Police Training

If you’re one of those people who play video games just for the pure enjoyment of it, it looks like you’re getting much more bang for your buck.

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