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Police law resources

o   Bahdi et al., Racial Profiling (Vancouver: British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, 2010)
o   Braidwood, T., Restoring Public Confidence: Braidwood Commission on Conducted Energy Weapon Use (Vancouver: Braidwood Commission on Conducted Energy Weapon Use, 2009)
o   Byrnes, K., Truth-Focused Interviewing for Investigators (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2012)
o   Bryson, S., Police Dog Tactics, 2nd ed. (Calgary: Detselig Enterprises, 2000)
o   Campbell, G., The Investigator's Legal Handbook (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2006)
o   * Ceyssens, P., Legal Aspects of Policing (British Columbia: Earlscourt, looseleaf)
o   Eden, R., K9 Officer’s Manual (Calgary: Detselig Enterprises, 1993)
o   Fyson, D., Magistrates, police and people: everyday criminal justice in Quebec and Lower Canada, 1764-1837 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006)
o   Halsbury’s laws of Canada, Police, security and emergencies (Markham: LexisNexis, 2010)
o   Halsbury’s laws of Canada, Missing Persons & Absentees (Markham: LexisNexis , 2010)
o   Hatch, D., Officer-involved shootings and use of force: practical investigative techniques (CRC Press, 2003)
o   In search of security: the future of policing in Canada (Law Commission of Canada, 2006)
o   Kouri, Keenan & Brockman, Mr. Big: Exposing Undercover Investigations in Canada (Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing, 2010)
o   MacAlister, D., Police-Involved Deaths: The Failure of Self-Investigation: Final Report (Vancouver: British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, 2010)
o   McDonald, D., Freedom and security under the law: second report of the Commission of Inquiry Concerning Certain Activities of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Ottawa: The commission,1981) (2 volumes)
o   Nadeau & Reid, Annotated Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and Regulations, 4th ed. (Cowansville: Éditions Y. Blais, 2006)
o   Oppal, W., Closing the gap: policing and the community, Policing in British Columbia Commission of Inquiry (Vancouver: The Commission, 1994)
o   Police Officers Manual of Criminal Offences and Criminal Law, 16th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2000)
o   Provincial policing standards manual (Alberta: Department of the Solicitor General, 2006)
o   Salhany, R., The Police Manual of Arrest, Seizure & Interrogation, 9th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2009)
o   Smith, C., Conflict, crisis, and accountability: racial profiling and law enforcement in Canada (Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2007)
o   Tanovich, D., The Colour of Justice: Policing Race in Canada (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2006)
o   Ward & Heerema, Crime Scene Investigation: Theory, Practice, Technique and Law (Toronto: Carswell, 2013)
o   Harcourt, B., Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007)
Other countries
o   Leigh, L., Police Powers in England and Wales (London: Butterworths, 1975)
Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP
Canadian Bar Association: Complaints Against Municipal Police
Canadian Bar Association: Complaints Against the RCMP
BC Civil Liberties Association. Making a Complaint About the Police
How to Sue the Police and Private Security in Small Claims Court
BC Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner.
CPIC site to search for stolen items by serial number
Relationship between Crown Counsel and the Police
Military Police Complaints Commission
Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee
Canadian Police website
In Search of Security: The Future of Policing in Canada (Ottawa: Law Commission of Canada, 2006)
Toronto Police Service
Rebuilding the Trust: Report of the Task Force on Governance and Cultural Change in the RCMP (Ottawa: Task Force on Governance and Cultural Change in the RCMP, 2007)