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Spring 2017

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CACP 9 Spring 2017 Access and Security When it comes to policing, it's understood that there are unique concerns about access and security. Similar to LinkedIn, RF Connect is easy to use, however, personal information, data and discussions are protected and secure. Unique and powerful features such as communities and sub-communities of practice and connection tools like discussion forums, directories and shared, searchable libraries and directories can link police and others across the country, while keeping members' personal information and discussions private. Who can use RF Connect Connecting is simple. CACP Active and Life members with a computer or data-enabled mobile device can log in today at Simple "Get Started" information on the home page guides users through the process of obtaining a password and initiating their account. Creating a profile is an easy import from LinkedIn. Academics and subject matter experts in areas affecting public safety will also be invited to join the RF Connect community. The network can also be made available to all sworn and civilian personnel with a modest annual service-wide subscription. "The Saanich Police jumped at the opportunity to be part of the CACP RF Connect. It's a game changer for policing in Canada," continues Downie, "It will provide a network of like-minded professionals who are more likely to know and have what we're looking for and, at the same time, allow us to share with others what we have learned." Join us for a safer Canada RF Connect is now online at To find out about joining your colleagues from Vancouver, Halifax, Brandon, Ottawa, Central Saanich, Kingston and Saanich police services on RF Connect, contact the CACP Research Foundation at or 613-595-1101. ACTIVE MEMBERS Chief Ricky Angeconeh, Lac Seul Police Service Commandant Mathieu Bastien, Service de police de la Ville de Montréal Directeur adjoint Luc Beaudoin, Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau Directeur Marco Beauregard, Service de police de la Ville de Granby Deputy Chief Mike Callaghan, Belleville Police Service Chief Superintendent Di Marco, Ontario Provincial Police Directeur André Fortier, Service de police de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Inspecteur-chef Alain Gagnon, Service de police de la Ville de Montréal Deputy Chief Sylvie Hauth, Thunder Bay Police Service Inspector Orest Hnatykiw, RCMP Superintendent Kevin Hunter, Ontario Provincial Police Superintendent Paul Mackey, Ontario Provincial Police Chief Superintendent Michael LeSage, RCMP Inspector Marko Mercier, Quebec City police department Inspector Timothy Olmstead, RCMP Inspector Mark Patterson, Ottawa Police Service Inspector Kimberly Taplin, RCMP Inspector Ken Thrower, Calgary Police Service Superintendent Angelia Twiss, Peel Regional Police Superintendent Cliff O'Brien, Calgary Police Service Superintendent Michael Worden, Calgary Police Service Chief Dwayne Zacharie, Kahnawake Peacekeepers ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Ms. Cynthia Campbell, Alberta Securities Commission Mr. Rémi Combasson, Export Development Canada Ms. Erica Cormack, Lethbridge College Mr. Perron Goodyear, The Salvation Army Mr. Dick Nyenhuis, Westjet Airline Ms. Barbara Mantello, Lethbridge College Mr. Andrew Richards, True North Law Enforcement Training Group Mr. Massimo Tari, Darta Enterprises Mr. Martin Thomsen, Lethbridge College Mr. Kevin Vorndran, U.S. Legal Attaché LIFE MEMBERS Directeur Serge Boulerice (Rtd), Service de police de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens (Rtd), RCMP Directeur Denis Desroches (Rtd), Service de police de la Ville de Longueuil Deputy Commissioner Marianne Ryan (Rtd), RCMP WELCOME TO NEW MEMBERS January – March 2017 The CACP welcomes the following new members to the Association, and congratulates those members who have achieved Life status We look forward to working with you on issues of importance to policing and public safety in Canada.

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