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City Life VR Training Software Update

July 20, 2018

CityLife is a joint Canada/USA/UK project with the objective of improving the quality of virtual simulation-based training by providing a more realistic virtual reality (VR) environment that simulates life typical of a real city. The VR environment will immerse students into representative scenarios for training skill sets such as surveillance, traffic, security, and personnel protection.…

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F. Darren Smith Award of Excellence

July 3, 2018

The F. Darren Smith Award of Excellence is presented annually at the Stanhope Conference in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. In honour of F. Darren Smith, the award recognizes individuals in the Canadian police community who demonstrate outstanding leadership, commitment and vision for the advancement of technology-enhanced learning.  

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Stanhope 2018 Save the Date

April 12, 2018

The date has been set! Stanhope 2018 will take place October 3 & 4, 2018. We look forward to hosting you in beautiful downtown Charlottetown and discussing training and trends. More details about the agenda and speakers coming soon!

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Joint Initiative for Cannabis Legislation Training

March 15, 2018

CPKN is working in collaboration with RCMP, Public Safety Canada, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), and the Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) toward the goal of having timely, relevant, and interactive information and training to provide law enforcement with the knowledge of both the new regime and criminal offences related to cannabis and…

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The Order of the Black Sock

December 19, 2017

The Order of the Black Socks is an elite group of policing members and agencies that demonstrate leadership in the adoption of e-learning. Established in 2008, the Order is based on a memorable analogy first made by Insp. Steve Pilote (ret) of the Winnipeg Police Service where he compared the adoption of e-learning to good…

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Atlantic Police Academy Seeks Executive Director

November 6, 2017

The Atlantic Police Academy is hiring a new Executive Director, position to commence in 2018. The Executive Director will provide strategic direction that is progressive and aligned with future needs and emerging trends to advance excellence in training, broaden existing and future partnerships, and strengthen the Academy’s professional contribution in the regional, national, and international…

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2017 F. Darren Smith Award

October 27, 2017

The 2017 F. Darren Smith Award of Excellence was presented to Sergeant Sean O’Brien, Toronto Police Service during the 2017 Stanhope Workshop. In his current role as E-Learning and Learning Network Specialist, Sean is responsible for the research, development and implementation of Toronto Police College e-learning solutions. “Sean has demonstrated outstanding leadership through his collaborative…

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Remembering Rudy Gheysen

July 6, 2017

Rudy Gheysen, long-time collaborator, contributor and friend of CPKN passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Rudy was a driving force behind the creation of CPKN in 2004, serving on the initial Advisory Committee and then as a Board Member. One of his largest contributions to CPKN was his role in developing an agreement between…

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CPKN Launches New Course Delivery System

March 2, 2017

CPKN is happy to announce that we are moving to a new system for the delivery of our online training. The new system offers a more user-friendly experience. Effective March 31, 2017, your existing learning account will be disabled. We strongly encourage you to complete any course(s) to which you are currently enrolled (but have not completed) by…

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JIBC develops fentanyl safety resource for first responders

November 9, 2016

With overdoses and fatalities stemming from fentanyl use reaching epidemic proportions, the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) has launched a fentanyl website for first responders… >> View the website at www.fentanylsafety.com >> View the full media release at www.jibc.ca/news/jibc-develops-fentanyl-safety-resource-first-responders

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