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Crime Prevention Week

With Crime Prevention Week wrapping up in the province, OPP detachments have again, placed their emphasis on crime prevention, community safety and well-being. This year’s theme for Crime Prevention Week: “Serving Ontario, Protecting Communities”. This proactive theme was designed to encourage community safety and well-being as a shared responsibility, including the engagement of multi-sector partners …

NEWSLETTER

November’s Newsletter is attached for anyone who is interested. Our quarterly editions deliver the latest in crime prevention news and criminal psychology. You can also find out more information about our online learning platform, where we are currently offering all courses & specialized training. If you are in the industry and would like to advertise …

NEW Criminology Webinar

Event Date: Friday December 4, 2020 – 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST, Event Location: Via Zoom Presenter: Prof. N. Porter – Owner, Lead Criminal Consultant, Behaviour Analyst, N.A. PORTER & ASSOCIATES. This webinar will examine the causes and effects of crime and criminal behaviour on individuals and society as a whole. There will be an emphasis on practitioner orientation, with a variety …

New Course Alert! ⚠️ Introduction to Criminal Law

Are you interested in taking an Introductory Criminal Law course? Thinking of entering the field or considering course packages for verifiable CPD hours? Check out our Introduction to Criminal Law course. All courses come with one-on-one Instructor support, course materials, lectures, and a Certificate of Completion and/or Verified CPD Certificate. Registration can be completed online …

Ontario Conducts First Criminal Trial via Zoom

Ontario conducted its first criminal trial via Zoom in lieu of continued Covid-19 concerns. Does the Zoom platform hold true value for our overburdened criminal justice system or do the cons outweigh the potential value? Read full article here. https://www-theglobeandmail-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.theglobeandmail.com/amp/opinion/article-participating-in-ontarios-first-zoom-trial-showed-me-its-value-for/

COVID-19 and Ontario Workplace Health & Safety

As you return to work, it’s important to understand that your employer has a legal obligation to ensure that your work environment is safe. Learn about workplace responsibilities and how employers are liable if they do not afford protection to all workers. Employees at all levels can also get information about health and safety protections …

The ‘CSI’ Effect

Author: Prof. N. Porter The seemingly endless variety of fictional television crime dramas has had more far-reaching effects on the public than just providing pure entertainment: it has increased public knowledge of the inner workings of crime scene investigation, analysis, and the justice system. Or has it? Experts tend to agree that while the public …

Regina Psychology Professor helps develop Covid-19 stress scales

It is normal to feel anxious or afraid regarding COVID-19. The pandemic is stressful for everyone; the way in which people respond and manage stress or conflict, can be different. If you or someone you know is struggling, there are resources to help you. Read full story below by clicking the Global News link. A …

Workplace Violence: A Beginner’s Guide

Do you ever wonder what factors contribute to disruptive behavior in the workplace? Would you be able to recognize the many warning signs? In our Workplace Violence training, we will teach you to recognize disruptive behaviour, walk you through workplace responsibilities and what you can do (as an employee, volunteer or supervisor), and discuss high …