How to Self-Serve During High Call Volume

April 2, 2020

CPKN is currently experiencing a higher than normal call and email volumes as we respond to many requests for access to courses, especially personal safety and mental health related courses in response to Covid-19. We are working hard to answer as many calls and emails as we can, please continue to be patient. In the meantime, did you know we have many helpful FAQ support resources to help learners navigate registration and the Learning Management System? Check out the Support page on CPKN for helpful tips on: Resetting your Username and Password Accessing your Certificate Registering for courses And more… Please visit this page and if you still need help, you will be directed to submit a support request. Happy learning, and stay safe and healthy. Visit the Support page.


Now Free! Personal Protection Strategies for Infection Prevention and Control

March 16, 2020

We have added Personal Protection Strategies for Infection Prevention and Control as a free course to Canadian police services as we continue to work to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more and register here


How is CPKN working through COVID-19?

March 16, 2020

Like many organizations across Canada, we are finding ways to continue working while following the guidelines and restrictions put in place by our Government and Chief Medical Officers. We have set up systems that allow us to work remotely so we can continue to be available to respond to your phone calls, emails, and requests. Please be patient with us as adjusted schedules may mean we need a little more time to reply to your requests. As we are all aware, the situation is changing and evolving on a daily basis. We will continue to communicate updates about our hours and service through this news page.


Now Free! Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness

March 13, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and measures underway globally to slow the spread of the virus, CPKN is offering Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness for free until June 30, 2020. This 30 minute course is available in both English and French. It will give learners an overall awareness and understanding of infectious diseases and pandemic preparedness. In addition to reviewing the causes, methods of transmission, and impacts of influenza infections, the course will describe personal preparedness measures to help minimize the spread of infectious disease. Learn more and register here: For more information, contact


February 17 – Islander Day

February 14, 2020

CPKN staff will be enjoying a long weekend for Islander Day. The office is closed on February 17, 2020. We will be in the office and ready to respond to your emails and calls on February 18, 2020.


CPKN Winter Newsletter 2020

January 29, 2020

Find out more about activities within the Network in CPKN’s Winter 2020 Newsletter.  


The Network

January 27, 2020

CPKN acknowledged it’s 15 year anniversary at Stanhope 2019 with Sandy Sweet presenting a brief history of CPKN’s origins and the big network of organizations and individuals who have been a part of its growth and development. In 2001, a report called Strategic Human Resources Analysis of Public Policing in Canada was released. The report recommended the development of standards for all jobs in policing (competencies), national collaboration in delivery of common training, and the development of internet-based learning resources for police across Canada. Two things were happening in tandem at this time: John Arnold had an organization called (PLC) with a network or organizations collaborating to develop online training, and Holland College had received federal funding to develop the Justice Knowledge Network to develop and deliver eLearning to Canadian Police. The Justice Knowledge Network and joined forces and from this collaboration, in 2004 CPKN was born with the first President named to CPKN being John Arnold. CPKN launched with an LMS, four courses, and a fax machine. With all these tools in…


New Course: GLOBALi – A Vehicle Theft Deterrent and Recovery Network

January 16, 2020

CPKN is excited to announce the release of a new learning resource: GLOBALi – A Vehicle Theft Deterrent and Recovery Network. This 15 minute resource will provide information on the GLOBALi Vehicle Registry & Recovery Network’s functionality, secure registration portal for Law Enforcement, and how the network can assist in the identification and recovery of stolen vehicles. This learning resource is underwritten by GLOBALi for no-cost access to all Canadian Police Services. More information


COURSE UPDATE! Introduction to the Cannabis Legislation

January 6, 2020

In October 2019, the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations were amended to permit the authorized sale of three new classes of cannabis: edible cannabis, cannabis extracts, and cannabis topicals. As a result, the Introduction to the Cannabis Legislation course has been updated to reflect the new classes of cannabis; effects of the ingestion of edible cannabis; updated links to provincial cannabis regulations; and new reference materials. Updates in the course material can be found in the following sections of the course: • Module 2 What is Cannabis? Section: Consumption of Cannabis Updates to the section titled: “Edibles” • Module 3 Offences and Penalties Section: What Can Adults do Under the Cannabis Act       Table language updates to include “edible cannabis” • Module 3 Offences and Penalties Section: Equivalent Amounts                                             Table updates, addition of Solids Containing Cannabis • Module 4 Other Considerations Section: Provincial and Territorial Legislation Updates to provincial legislation links • Module…


Holiday Hours

December 24, 2019

CPKN’s office will be closed for the holidays on December 25 & 26, 2019 and again on January 1, 2020. We will be available to respond to your support requests on the 27th, 30th, and 31st. Have a happy holiday!