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Video: Winnipeg Police Helicopter Crew Help Nab Suspect Trying to Hide Weapons

According to CBC News, an agency helicopter crew was above and observing when a subject reached out of an upstairs window and placed several weapons on the roof of a first-floor section of the house.

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Video: Canadian Police, Fire Agencies Partner in Active Threat Response

The Vancouver Police Department recently began training together to work closely in delivering potentially life-saving capabilities into "warm zones" in which an active threat may still be lurking.

Canadian Government to Study Post-Traumatic Stress Among First Responders

The Canadian government will reportedly invest millions of dollars in an effort to better identify, treat, and prevent post-traumatic stress among public safety workers.

Canadian Officer Shot by Fellow Officer in Apparent Altercation

Monica Hudon—spokesperson for Ontario's Special Investigations Unit—reportedly said, "I can only tell you that there was an altercation, a firearm was discharged and one officer was struck."

Canadian Agency Says 'OK' to Off-Duty Marijuana Use by Officers

Chief Charles Bordeleau said that while officers won't be banned from using the drug when they're not on the job—once it becomes legal at the end of October—"an officer needs to be fit for duty when showing up for work."

Criminals Should Cover Police Costs, Says Canadian Officer Running for Mayor

"If you can afford a car, insurance, gas and get intoxicated, then you can afford the police car ride when you get convicted," said Tim Diack, a Winnipeg Police Service officer running for mayor.

Canadian Department to Ban Cannabis Use for Officers, Even Off-Duty

Any Calgary Police Service members qualified to carry firearms who are capable of being operationally deployed—in other words, called to a scene—will not be allowed to use recreational cannabis in any form.

Canadian Civilians Detain DUI Driver Until Police Arrive

Officers from the Barrie Police Department in Ontario, Canada responded to a local restaurant when some concerned citizens spotted a man they believed to be driving under the influence pull into the parking lot.

Canadian Police Association Urges Officers to Seek Help after 3 Officers Die by Suicide

The president of the Ontario Provincial Police Association is urging members to seek help to deal with trauma they experience on the job after learning that three officers in the force took their lives over a three-week time period.

Video: RCMP Officer Speaks About Being First to Patrol with Permanent Blindness in One Eye

In 2012, First Constable Michael Jaszczyszyn of the Royal Canadian Mounted Patrol suffered the permanent loss of sight in his right eye due to a rare form of cancer. After training himself to fire his patrol rifle from his left side and practicing to improve his depth perception, Jaszczyszyn returned to patrol duties in December 2017. Since Jaszczyszyn returned to duty—changing RCMP policy in the process—two other Canadian officers with vision issues have also resumed active duty.