Latest News

Report of the CACP Special Purpose Committee on the Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs: Decriminalization for Simple Possession of Illicit Drugs: Exploring Impacts on Public Safety & Policing

2020-2021 CACP Electoral Commission Report:  Members have 30 days (until Friday July 24, 2020, noon EST) to challenge a nominated candidate and submit a nomination signed by two voting members. 

The 115th CACP Annual Conference is Cancelled

The June 2020 edition of the SME Research Brief: Sporting Events and Domestic Violence is now available.

CACP Statement: The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Transcript of the IACP-CACP Global Policing Symposium: COVID-19 Challenges and Lessons Learned (May 28, 2020)

CACP Statement:  Ban on Assault-Style Firearms



Upcoming Events

CACP Police Executive Mentorship Program

09/15/20 - 12/15/20

CACP Police Executive Mentorship Program


Gangs and Organized Crime

02/22/21 - 02/25/21

To inform, train, and share information on gangs and organized crime-related violence, trends and investigative techniques.


CACP National Human Trafficking Symposium

12/05/21 - 12/07/21

Moving Forward Together A Collaborative Approach to Ending Human Trafficking


Media Updates

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

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.


Media Advisory - Simple Possession of Illicit Drugs

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


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

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.