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B.C. Police Act Review Submission Last month, the NPF submitted a report to B.C.’s Special Committee on Reforming The Police Act, providing our recommendations on how to better support our ~7,500 B.C. Members who are policing 99% of the province. Our key recommendations covered resourcing, mental health supports and social services, reviewing the Mental Health Act and Police Act to consider police,…

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In partnership with the RCMP, the University of Regina is conducting a study to better understand Operational Stress Injuries including PTSD that RCMP Members and other police officers experience all too frequently. The premise of the study is that ongoing, early detection and treatment will more effectively manage and prevent serious impacts. The study focuses…

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At the end of January, the NPF kicked-off our #KeepAlbertaRCMP campaign through the launch of a Facebook page and website. Since then, we have been receiving strong support from Albertans, politicians, and several key stakeholder groups across the province. We will continue build that support even further over the coming months. Albertans have sent over…

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Surrey, BC — Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President of the National Police Federation, following a series of public, high-risk gang related shootings in the Lower Mainland: “In light of yet another gang-related shooting in a highly public setting, risking the lives of innocent members of the public and police officers, the National…

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In the NPF’s latest video on collective bargaining, Rob Farrer, Pacific Region Director and co-chair of the NPF Collective Bargaining Committee, is joined by Chris Rootham of Nelligan Law, who was featured in a previous bargaining video series to discuss the confidentiality surrounding bargaining proposals and why this is normal practice. Please click the play…

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This week, the NPF wrote to the CO of B Division to express disappointment and frustration about the Division applying leave restrictions for a second successive summer. In a Division that is chronically underfunded and where Members have continually stepped up despite challenges, consultation with the NPF has been next to non-existent and we consider this…

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On April 30, A/Commr Tremblay released a CO’s communiqué identifying the current restructure of J Division’s Crime Reduction Unit (CRU). The communiqué detailed that several positions would be going to lateral competition and that anyone who wishes to apply for a position with the unit should submit their application through the lateral application process once…

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The bulk of media coverage these past two weeks has been focused on proposed police enforcement of British Columbia ‘road checks’. The NPF took a hard stance against this proposed provincial Order due to the lack of legal clarity and details about expectations of RCMP Members. The NPF was also featured in other news items…

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Edmonton, AB — The National Police Federation, representing around 3,500 RCMP Members in Alberta, is calling on the Province to share details of a $2 million report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (PwC) considering a potential transition from the Alberta RCMP to a provincial police service. The report, due April 30, 2021, will consider operational requirements, processes,…

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