CPKN News 2009

CPKN News 2009

OPVTA To Launch Online Delivery Portal

In January, the Ontario Police Video Training Alliance will launch a new online portal hosted by CPKN. OPVTA members will now be able to access, at no additional cost, OPVTA video training resources via the Internet. This is in addition to their traditional deliverable DVD format.

New Release: Criminal Use of Diamonds

Criminal Use of Diamonds, a course that examines the history, processes, security issues, and exploit opportunities associated with diamonds, was released today on CPKN learning portals.

Stanhope 2009 in Review

The Stanhope Conference continues to be a progressive learning experience for the Canadian police community. On October 6th and 7th, 60 delegates from 38 policing services and agencies across Canada gathered in Stanhope, Prince Edward Island to discuss and shape the future of online training for Canada's frontline police community.

BC Launches Province-Wide Online Domestic Violence Training Initiative

Today, on behalf of the British Columbia Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General (Police Services Division), CPKN will begin hosting a new province-wide online training initiative for BC police.

TPS Takes Preventative Measures Against H1N1

Toronto Police Service is making a preemptive strike on the H1N1 virus. Understanding the potential impact of this pandemic event could have at individual, organizational, and municipal levels, all sworn TPS officers and civilian staff have been directed to participate in an online information event for Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness.

New Version of CPIC Query/Narrative Launched

CPIC Query/Narrative Online has recently undergone extensive updates. The new version of the course was launched on the CPKN portal today.

CPKN Hosts Online Component of Alberta ISEP

Alberta is making the most of CPKN's flexible service options in the delivery of its Investigative Skills Education Program (ISEP).

Graffiti Course an Asset to Charlottetown Investigation

Graffiti Investigation proved to be a positive asset for investigators who tackled graffiti crime in Charlottetown.

New Release: Evidence Gathering from Financial Institutions

One of the most important aspects of any investigation is the lawful search and seizure of evidence. Evidence Gathering from Financial Institutions is designed to help investigators develop their skills at preparing and executing search and seizures in the financial crimes domain.

PSC Invests in Three Year National e-Learning Program

The Police Sector Council is making a major investment in the future of Canadian police training. Following the success of six previous collaborations, the PSC has partnered with CPKN to deliver an extensive national e-learning program over the next three years.

Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace

With nearly 30,000 confirmed cases of the H1N1 influenza reported in 74 countries, the World Health Organization raised the level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 5 to phase 6 last week. This indicates a flu pandemic is now in effect.

Nadine Sutcliffe Named ITAP Employee of the Year

Nadine Sutcliffe, Vice President and Manager of Operations at CPKN, was presented with the Employee of the Year Award last night at the Innovation and Technology Association of PEI's Gala Awards Dinner.

Now Available: Canadian Firearms Registry Online

Canadian Firearms Registry Online: A Tool for Officer Safety is now available as a free learning and evaluation event at CPKN.

New Release: Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness

While the initial wave of the H1N1 influenza virus (Swine flu) appears to be waning, the potential for an outbreak of a new viral strain or other infectious agent remains a constant threat. Global traffic, which contributes to the rapid spread of disease, coupled with a lag time for the creation of vaccines, increases the potential of these types of infections to reach pandemic status.

NS Justice Rolls Out Mandatory EDP Training to Corrections Officers, Sheriffs

Based on recommendations from operational reviews and an organizational audit, Nova Scotia Corrections and Sheriff Services looked to the REDP course as a potential option for training on mental health issues.

CFP to Fund National CFRO Learning and Evaluation Period

The RCMP Canadian Firearms Program (CFP), formerly the Canada Firearms Centre, recently announced that it will be funding a preliminary delivery and evaluation period for a new Canadian Firearms Registry Online: A Tool for Officer Safety course.

Winnipeg Integrates EDP Online Training for CALEA Accreditation

CPKN's Missing Child First Responder course has recently undergone extensive updates to improve its functionality and navigability. Now delivered in a new interface, content is delivered in a more streamlined format, making it easier to read and work through practice activities and exam.

Missing Child Undergoes Rebuild

CPKN's Missing Child First Responder course has recently undergone extensive updates to improve its functionality and navigability.

New Learning Resource: Rail Incident Investigation

Every year in Canada, approximately 370 collisions and trespassing incidents occur at highway/railway crossings and along the railway tracks and result in the death or serious injury of nearly 170 people.

APA Integrates e-Learning into Cadet Training

As the new year unfolds, the Atlantic Police Academy in Summerside, Prince Edward Island is venturing into new territory. Beginning in January, the APA integrated a new e-learning component into its cadet training curriculum.

CPKN Releases Results of FIPA Pilot

CPKN recently released the results of the Firearms Identification for Public Agents pilot that was delivered between June 2 and November 30, 2008.

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