News release: The CACP elects a new Board of Directors for 2020-2021

    08/25/20 - 08/25/25

    During the Annual General Meeting held on August 24th, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police elected its new Board of Directors for 2020-2021.

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    Joint Statement Signals Significant Statistical Enhancement for Canada’s Criminal Justice System

    07/15/20 - 07/15/21

    A CACP & Statistics Canada joint statement committing to working with the policing community & key organizations to enable police to report statistics on Indigenous & ethno- cultural groups in police-reported crime statistics on victims & accused persons.

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    Canada's police leaders recommend adopting a public health led diversionary approach to illicit substance use

    07/09/20 - 07/09/21

    The CACP announced its recommendation that all police agencies in Canada recognize substance abuse and addiction as a public health issue to help reduce drug overdoses and its endorsement of the decriminalization of personal possession of illicit drugs.

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    Media Advisory - Simple Possession of Illicit Drugs

    07/08/20 - 07/08/21

    The CACP will be holding a virtual news conference on July 9th at 10 a.m. Pacific Time / 1 p.m. Easter Time to discuss the simple possession of illicit drugs

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    CACP statement - The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

    06/10/20 - 06/10/21

    The CACP and police leaders across Canada are deeply saddened and disturbed by the tragic death of Mr. George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. We want to see the officers involved held accountable for their actions.

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