President of the CACP, Chief Clive Weighill discusses the 'grey zone' that exists as Canadians wait for the government to legalize marijuana http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2683458868

"The Dollars and Sense of Policing, Public Safety & Well Being in Your Community"  is a summary of the complexities and issues faced by police leaders today and the factors driving the demand for police services.  Police leaders, elected officials and policy makers, and interested members of the public may wish to refer to this document when discussing police issues.

Law Enforcement Information Management Study

As a precursor to the Canadian Community Safety Information Management Strategy (CCSIMS), and led by the CACP Information and Communications Technology Committee, an IDC Canada study was funded by the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP). The objective of this study was to develop a common understanding of Canadian law enforcement's major investigative and operational systems (local, regional, provincial and federal levels) and to develop a common vision towards improved interoperability. 

Click here to see the report

Canadian Community Safety Information Management Strategy

The Canadian Community Safety Information Management Strategy (CCSIMS) is a strategic document that sets goals and identifies key national priorities to enhance governance, planning, technology, training and exercises to promote information management in Canada. The CCSIMS, through its Action Plans, provides a series of action items, including milestones, to help emergency responders and relevant government officials make measurable improvements in day-to-day operations, as well as emergency communications, on an annual basis.

CCSIMS Draft for Comment Sept. 2015

Click here to view the CACP Take 5 Video - CCSIMS

IACP Cyber Security Centre for Chiefs

Are you concerned about Cyber Security matters?  The IACP has supplied an educational site for Chiefs www.iacpcybercenter.org

Media Release - Friday June 19th 

CACP Statement on RCMP's "Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women - 2015 Update to the National Operational Overview"

Click here to download the media release 

Watch CTV Power Play 'Heavy Systemic Problems'

The "Scareware" scam

The CACP is warning the Public of a “Scareware” Scam.  The warning message uses the CACP name and directs the recipient to pay a ”fine”.  This is a SCAM.  For more information and tips to protect your computer please CACP Warning Of Scam

Upcoming Events

CACP Counter-Terrorism and National Security Forum 2016

11/16/16 - 11/17/16

The 2016 CTNS Forum will provide participants with: an understanding of the National Security Threat, the challenges associated with CT investigative efforts, and information on the four pillars – Prevent, Detect, Deny, and Respond.



11/27/16 - 11/30/16

Join us for Canada’s premiere communications interoperability event from November 27 to 30, 2016 in Vancouver. The Tenth Canadian Public Safety Interoperability Workshop, widely known as CITIG 10, will again break new ground on key voice and data interoperability issues facing today’s public safety sector. The focus on information exchange, topic-specific discussion and interactive break-outs aims to support and promote the transfer of best practices and experience, and the development of a more unified approach to public safety interoperability across the country, between nations, and interna


2017 Police Leadership Conference

04/09/17 - 04/11/17

The British Columbia Association of Chiefs of Police in partnership with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police are hosting the Police Leadership Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. This is Canada's largest police leadership conference. This Police Leadership Conference will provide an opportunity for delegates to hear leadership topics discussed by world-renowned speakers.


Latest News

National Framework on Collaborative Police Action on Intimate Partner Violence

The CACP Board of Directors enthusiasticly approved the recommendation of the CACP Crime Prevention, Community Safety and Wellbeing Committee


CACP Wraps-Up 111th National Conference/ Conference Outcomes/ CACP Awards

The CACP wrapped-up their 111th National Conference in Ottawa, Ontario today and thanked their hosts, the Ottawa Police Service for their outstanding program and hospitality


Media Release: Directeur Mario Harel Becomes New CACP President

Discusses Key Priorities, Resolutions Adopted by the CACP; IACP President Speaks to Challenges of Collecting Electronic Evidence