Two days of balanced and current discussions on the most pressing issues facing police services, police associations, police boards, peace officers, special constables and their counsel.

This must-attend event brings together Chiefs of Police, in-house counsel, and a wide-variety of government and civilian agencies to delve into new legislation and precedent-setting case law, to determine the highest of police standards. Join a distinguished and diverse faculty of speakers as they provide practical solutions and optimum tools for your organization.

Conference Chair
R. Kyle Friesen

R. Kyle Friesen

Legal Advisor
Royal Canadian Mounted Police – Legal Advisory Section Department of Justice Canada

Sunil Mathai

Sunil Mathai

Acting Deputy Director and Counsel
Ministry of the Attorney General

Sarah Kennedy

Sarah Kennedy

Ontario Special Constables Association (OSCA)

Ryan Teschner

Ryan Teschner

Executive Director
Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB)

Suelyn Knight

Suelyn Knight

Manager Equity, Inclusion and Human Rights
Toronto Police Services

This Year’s Highlights
  • Strategies for Effectively Participating Fatality Inquests
  • Advice on Non-Criminal Policing
  • Bitcoin Seizures and Forfeitures and other Top Cases to Watch on Search and Seizure
  • A Year in Review: Civil Liability for Police Services
  • Deconstructing and Adopting the COPS Act
  • Eliminating Racial Profiling in Policing
  • Fundamentals of a Police Service Board
By the Numbers




Workshops & 1 Forum




Cups of Coffee

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Very good experience – interesting and informative. Very knowledgeable speakers.

National Workplace Responsibility Advisor, RCMP
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This is my first conference of this nature. Very well done.

Research & Investigations Analyst, Civilian Review & Complaints Commission for the RCMP
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Experience was excellent. Topics were focused.

Council, Cowichan Tribes
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Great experience overall. Appreciated the different points of view represented by the different speakers on such a variety of topics.

Lieutenant Commander, Canadian Forces National Defence

This main 2-day conference program can be applied towards 10 of the 12 hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD), required by the Law Society of Ontario. Members will also receive an additional 3 substantive credit hours for attending Workshop B, and 3 hours of professionalism EDI hours for attendees of Workshop A. Learn More

Addressing the unique policing challenges for Indigenous officers and communities.
May 7, 2020 | Toronto, ON

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