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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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Back in Step: Police and First Responders helping Homeless Veterans

November 3, 2016

Homelessness is a reality for many of Canada’s Veterans. While the extent of homelessness among Veterans may never be fully understood, a 2016 study from Employment and Social Development Canada1 indicates that almost 3000 shelter users reported having served in the military. Whatever the number, it’s too high. Homelessness among Veterans is a top priority…

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CPKN Honours its Founder and First President

September 29, 2016

The 2016 F. Darren Smith Award of Excellence has been presented to John Arnold, the man who broke ground on the CPKN concept and served as its first President. “John Arnold is the reason that CPKN exists today,” says Sandy Sweet, President of CPKN. “It was his vision that launched the campaign for online police…

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Conference Explores Current Issues in Police Learning

September 8, 2016

Police leaders and training professionals from across Canada will gather in Charlottetown next week for the 10th annual Stanhope Conference. Hosted by the Canadian Police Knowledge Network, this important event focuses on the challenges, solutions, and future of police training in Canada. “The Stanhope Conference has played an integral role in changing the way we…

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Tearing Down the Wall: Preventing Suicide among First Responders

May 2, 2016

“Have you ever thought about taking your own life?” It’s a shocking question, but if you know someone in crisis, asking might just save their life. The Canadian Police Knowledge Network, in collaboration with York Regional Police and the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), is offering a new training course to raise awareness about…

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