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Surveillance
(2019,
issue 2)
BY CHRIS WILDFOERSTER [field_writer2]

Security has become more complex, with volatile scenarios and crime that can intensify rapidly. While surveillance cameras can monitor activities, sound can often be the first sign of an escalating conflict or a hostile act. Audio analytics adds “ears” to the “eyes” of an existing network video system.

A FRONTLINE REPORT
(2019,
issue 2)
[field_writer2]

The aging population is a highly vulnerable target for drug traffic organizations (DTOs). Seniors are active, they love to travel, and many are looking for companionship. Increasingly, they are carrying out these activities online and are unwittingly becoming prime targets for drug dealers wishing to smuggle illicit narcotics into the country. Many of these DTOs operate out of West Africa, luring seniors through the internet and social media.

(2019,
issue 2)
BY CASEY BRUNELLE [field_writer2]

Air Ambulance Patient Transport
With experienced staffs of helicopter pilots, critical care paramedics, emergency dispatchers, as well as aircraft maintenance engineers and administrative personnel, non-profit organizations operate specialized air ambulances across Canada, providing critical care and patient transportation to patients coast to coast to coast.

(2019,
issue 2)
[field_writer2]

International Women’s Day 2019 held a special meaning for a group of Canadian female business leaders and military Veterans who embarked on a 14-day trek on Baffin Island, Nunavut, to raise funds for critical programs supporting female military members, Veterans and their families. Rose McInerney describes this unique experience for FrontLine readers, and Sgt Shilo Adamson captures the splendor in photographs.

(2019,
issue 1)
[field_writer2]

Six years in the making, the recently announced funding plan for the 80 ground search and rescue groups represented by the BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) may well become the standard by which volunteer SAR service funding is measured across Canada.

(2019,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Analyzing Canada’s public safety, border and national security and immigration issues through Budget 2019 and Bill C-97

(2019,
issue 1)
BY GARRY W.G. CLEMENT [field_writer2]

Is it time to modernize the RCMP mandate?

There is no denying that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has a proud history, having served Canada well since its establishment in May 1873 as a central police force. When it comes to national law enforcement, the RCMP has endeavoured to be all things to all people. Today, its scope of operations is expanding an all five key areas: Serious and Organized Crime; Financial Crime; National Security; Protective Policing; and Criminal Intelligence.

(2019,
issue 1)
BY DOUG SMITH [field_writer2]

Search and Rescue (SAR) has always been an emotional topic because it deals with lives – most will be saved, but some will be lost. Is a contracted service in the best interests of the SAR mandate?

(2019,
issue 1)
BY CASEY BRUNELLE [field_writer2]

On 9 September 1949, a Canadian Pacific Airlines DC-3 exploded near Sault-au-Cochon, Québec, killing 23 people. The wreckage is visible in the photo below. Two weeks later, Albert Guay was charged with having placed a dynamite time bomb in his wife’s suitcase with the intent to kill her, circumvent a divorce, and claim $10,000 in life insurance money for him and his unknowing mistress.

(2019,
issue 1)
BY JACQUES BRUNELLE [field_writer2]

On 9 September 1949, a Canadian Pacific Airlines DC-3 exploded near Sault-au-Cochon, Québec, killing 23 people. The wreckage is visible in the photo below. Two weeks later, Albert Guay was charged with having placed a dynamite time bomb in his wife’s suitcase with the intent to kill her, circumvent a divorce, and claim $10,000 in life insurance money for him and his unknowing mistress.