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Updated Version of Police Ethics and Accountability

October 7, 2019

There is an updated version of the course Police Ethics and Accountability in the CPKN catalogue. This course was updated as a part of our catalogue review and the updates include: format change from Flash to HTML5; update to image; update to resources; and, new information and references to police ethics.  

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CPKN Fall Newsletter 2019

September 24, 2019

CPKN has released its Fall 2019 newsletter. Read more about recent projects and activities and recent courses releases by visiting the newsletter online If you would like to be on our mailing list, simply fill in the newsletter sign-up from on the footer of our website!    

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CPKN & JCSWB Partnership

September 22, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that the Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) and the Journal of Community Safety and Well-being (JCSWB) are partnering in our efforts to increase awareness for our respective activities to each of our online communities. The purpose of the exchange is to highlight relevant information to the shared communities of police,…

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Learning & Innovation

September 22, 2019

Meet Toni Mills and Shianne MacDonald, two of CPKN’s Instructional Designers. They travelled to Toronto in July to attend the Canadian eLearning Conference and had a valuable networking and learning experience. Sessions attended focused on: Game thinking in L&D – using game elements, concepts, and techniques to improve learner engagement Storytelling techniques in videos Needs…

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Leadership Research Report Released

July 31, 2019

In the Spring of 2019, CPKN initiated a research project on leadership training in the Canadian police community.  The purpose of this research and report is to provide an inventory of available leadership training being used across the country by frontline officers, supervisors and executive officers as well as insight into the competencies covered by…

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Ilias 5.3 Learning Management System (LMS) Upgrade

June 20, 2019

We are excited to inform you that we are upgrading our learning platform. Once complete you will have access to new and improved functionality. Please note, in order to complete the upgrade, the learning platform (and all service-specific portals) will be unavailable Saturday June 22 between 8:30 a.m. EST and 2:00 p.m. EST. We appreciate your understanding.…

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Flash-based courses & the Catalogue review

April 17, 2019

In 2017, Adobe issued a statement that they will stop updating and distributing Flash Player at the end of 2020.  In response to this announcement, all major web browsers have announced they will disable the Flash plug-in by default in 2019. By the end of 2020, Flash Player will be removed from their build process…

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Coming Soon! Legal Cannabis, Insights and Ethics – An Industry Perspective

April 1, 2019

This is the first in a series of learning modules designed to help police professionals understand the “new landscape” of legal cannabis in Canada and examines the differences between the medical and recreational markets, from basic product differences (CBD vs. THC), associated demographics and means of access, to production quality control standards. Content was provided…

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CAPG Webinar: Autism Awareness and Training for Police

February 26, 2019

CPKN’s Krystine Richards will be presenting in a CAPG Webinar: Autism Awareness and Training for Police on February 26, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. EST.She will sharing information about the process undertaken to build the Autism Spectrum Disorder course available in the CPKN catalogue to all First Responders. Read more about the course, its learning objectives…

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Competencies Workshop

December 7, 2018

On November 28-29, 2018 CPKN hosted a workshop in Toronto with representation from 31 regionally diverse police services and organizations. As the current steward of the framework, CPKN wanted to facilitate and support discussions about the value of the CBMF, how it is being used, and its on-going maintenance. Find out more about the workshop…

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