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  2. After filing against Epic Games last month, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds developer PUBG Corp has now dropped its lawsuit against the creators of Fortnite. As reported by Bloomberg, PUBG Corp sent a letter of withdrawal to Epic's legal team earlier this week. The case has now been closed, says Bloomberg, however it's unclear if a settlement was reached in the process. As told by Shaun last month, the Korea-based PUBG Corp filed an injunctionagainst Epic Korea in January, alleging copyright infringement. The Seoul Central District Court was to rule on the perceived infractions, but Bloomberg reports the case as terminated on the local court system's website. In the wake of Fortnite Battle Royale's announcement last year, PUBG executive producer Chang Han Kim explained that while PUBG uses Epic's Unreal Engine 4, he was concerned Fortnite was "replicating the experience for which PUBG is known" at the time. Chinese multinational investment conglomerate Tencent owns a percentage of both companies. We've reached out to both PUBG Corp and Epic Games for comment. We'll update as and when we hear back. This article was originally posted on June 28, 2018 by the www.pcgamer.com by Joe Donnelly
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    Canada Day

    Happy Canada Day! On July 1, 1867, the nation was officially born when the Constitution Act joined three provinces into one country: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Canada province, which then split into Ontario and Quebec. However, Canada was not completely independent of England until 1982. The holiday called Dominion Day was officially established in 1879, but it wasn't observed by many Canadians, who considered themselves to be British citizens. Dominion Day started to catch on when the 50th anniversary of the confederation rolled around in 1917. In 1946, a bill was put forth to rename Dominion Day, but arguments in the House of Commons over what to call the holiday stalled the bill. The 100th anniversary in 1967 saw the growth of the spirit of Canadian patriotism and Dominion Day celebrations really began to take off. Although quite a few Canadians already called the holiday Canada Day (Fête du Canada), the new name wasn't formally adopted until October of 1982. HOW TO CELEBRATE? There are many ways to celebrate Canada Day. First: What's a patriotic celebration without a parade? There will be parades held in cities, towns, and villages all over Canada today.The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have an established group called the RCMP Musical Ride. These 32 officers, who are rotated after three years service, perform equestrian drills for the public throughout Canada. Other Canada Day traditions that are gaining footholds are picnics, festivals, sporting events, and fireworks. Many Canada Day events are planned all over the country, including Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, and Victoria. This article was originally posted on July 1, 2018 by www.mentalfloss.com by MISS CELLANIA
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  5. Michael

    Inspector Michael

    Michael De Simone currently serves as the Division Commander over the Community Development Section. A brief background on Michael. He’s 20 years old, born and raised in Toronto with strong Italian heritage. Through his time in high school, over the span of four years, he served as student government, Swim Captain and chair of an initiative known as Developmental Assets. Developmental Assets is a program set in place to better the lives of students by creating a better wholesome school community through spirit. Michael was able to grasp leadership skills through his experiences through high school. This allowed Michael to obtain a commendation from the school as well as Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award. Upon graduating from high school Michael enrolled in 3 different Criminology Degree Programs and was accepted to The university of Toronto and York University, Michael completed a year of Criminology and switched over into a Criminal Justice Degree which he is currently pursuing at Humber College. He originally started his career back in 2013 as a Cadet in the Depot Division, Through that time Michael had slowly risen in the ranks where he landed his first command staff position as Detective Sergeant of Investigation, he decided upon the switch back to GTA 4 that it would be in the communities best interest if he stepped down. Approximately 1 year later Michael stepped back into a Corporal position in a Watch, soon afterwards Michael took command as Auxiliary Coordinator, a few months later he stepped into a position as a Watch Sergeant and afterwards into Traffic and making his way up to Staff Sergeant. 1 Month later Michael was promoted to Inspector and Community Manager of Criminal Operations where he oversaw the unit for 4 months. Michael decided to resign his role to pursue personal things and 3 months later returned and merged with his community and was reinstated as Inspector of Community Development where he currently sits. Michael has served 5 years within the community. * February 2015, accepted the promotion to Detective Sergeant, * June 2017 accepted the promotion to Watch Corporal * July 2017 accepted transfer to Auxiliary Coordinator * July 2017 accepted the promotion to Watch Sergeant * August 2017 accepted transfer to Traffic Sergeant * August 2017 accepted promotion to Traffic Staff Sergeant * September 2017 accepted promotion to Inspector and Community Manager of Criminal Operations
  6. Gavin Young currently serves as the Divisional Commander over the Support Services section. A brief background on Gavin. He's 20 years old, born and raised in South Florida with strong family connections to the Caribbean. Throughout his time in high school, over the span of four years, he joined his local Police Department's Law Enforcement Explorer Program. The program is designed to assist youth with an interest within the field. Further training and guidance on the day-to-day roles & responsibilities of not only a Police Officer, but also many occupations within the field. At the conclusion of his tenure within the program, He successfully rose to the rank of Chief of Police Explorers and charged with overseeing and supervising its programs (Uniform Services, Operations and Administrative Services Division) as well as 32 Explorers belonging to the program. Upon retiring from this program in late 2015, Gavin successfully enlisted within the United States Navy; completing Basic & Advanced Training, He proudly serves at his assigned duty station. He originally started his career back in 2015 as a Recruit Dispatcher within OCC, that stint lasting approximately 6 months. Throughout that time, Gavin was able to ascend the chain of command reaching the level of Senior Operator, where he oversaw and supervised three Specialized Recruitment Operators during that time where our main roles including processing and managing incoming application packages to the unit. After doing that for some time, he eventually had to resign from his post in preparations for his departure to Naval Boot Camp. In February 2017, he returned to the community and, now having a suitable computer, began his Police Cadet training. Gavin, excelling through the course and completing his evaluation, scored in the 90th percentile. Gavin continued his service proactively spending his time on the road, combined with gaining certifications, and taking on the role of ERT Operator. On March 31’st 2018 Gavin accepted his commissioning to the rank of Inspector. Gavin has proudly served 2 years within the community and looks forward to help develop the community and its members. * March 2017, accepted the promotion to the rank of Watch 2 Sergeant * September 2017, accepted the promotion to the rank of Watch 2 Staff Sergeant. * November 2017, Gavin then shifted roles to take on the role of Director of Emergency Services overseeing SAFE & OCC. * January 2018, Gavin changed roles and became the Executive Officer of the Support Services Division.
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    Come all from far and wide from the depths of the deep dark Depot Division to the bright lights of General Duty to the screens of OCC and onward. Community Development will be hosting a Community Fun Night on Friday June 8th at 1700 Clan Time | 8:00 Eastern, Please look at the poster for more details. I look forward to seeing everyone at the event and prizes may or may not be present............ DUN DUN DUN!
  8. Canadian Police & Peace Officers Memorial. They are our heroes. We shall not forget them. On September 24, 1998 the Government of Canada officially proclaimed the last Sunday of September of every year as Police and Peace Officers' National Memorial Day. Join us on this day for a ceremonial ceremony at the beginning of patrol where we will wear our red serge's and celebrate those who have lost their lives and dedicate their lives to the service of the people.
  9. Edmonton, Alberta – Today marks the start of Motorcycle Safety Month in Alberta. As warm weather welcomes motorists across the province, it is important to work together to ensure driver and passenger safety. In keeping with our goal of keeping Albertans safe on roads and highways, the Alberta RCMP encourages motorcyclists to adopt safe driving behaviours that reduce the risk of collisions. Safe motorcycling begins long before hitting the pavement. By planning ahead, you can ride towards a safer future for you and everyone else on the road. Here are some safety tips for drivers and motorcycle riders: Wear a helmet. By wearing an approved motorcycle helmet, you are, according to the Alberta Ministry of Transportation, 37% less likely to sustain a fatal injury in a collision. If your helmet has been damaged, replace it with a new one. Used helmets could be broken in ways that can’t always be seen. Gear up! The right gear will protect you and keep you comfortable while you ride. Along with a helmet, riders should wear shatter-proof eye protection, a durable, bright coloured jacket, long pants, leather footwear that protects the ankles, full fingered, non-slip gloves and all weather proof riding clothes. Stay bright and in sight! Wearing high visibility safety gear in colours like orange, yellow and white instantly draws other motorists’ eyes to you. Remember, motorcycles are smaller than most vehicles. Staying out of blind spots on roadways and in parking lots will help keep other vehicles aware of your presence. Showing off does not pay off – but driving defensively does. Never underestimate the speed of your motorcycle. Its size makes speed deceptive. Driving defensively means being aware of your surroundings, sharing the road, changing lanes with extreme caution. Practice makes perfect. Riders should practice on safe roads away from high traffic areas and highways to make sure they are comfortable and confident in their skills on the road. The Alberta RCMP is launching a four-month summer vehicle safety campaign to promote general traffic safety tips for motorcyclists, ATV riders and boaters as well as educate and raise awareness of the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. Police remind the public to stay engaged and share these messages with family, loved ones and friends using the hashtag #RCMPSummerSafety. This article was originally posted on May 2, 2018 by the Canada Police Report. by Alberta RCMP Traffic Services
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  11. Just Accepted into #discordhypesquad 

     

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  12. If you are interested in getting a Profile Badge for Teamspeak or something to add on your "about me" section, look no further!

     

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  13. How to Become a Dispatcher Requirments: Able to speak and write English professionally At least thirteen (13) years old upon selection Have Teamspeak 3 Client downloaded, with a working microphone Be willing to work hard How to join: Create a User account on the Website Join our TeamSpeak server and put "(OCC App)" after your name, and someone will conduct your interview If you have further questions, contact Wyatt@grandtheftauto.ca or Boston@grandtheftauto.ca
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  15. Glad to be back... Its been a bit! 

     

    can't wait to catch up with everyone

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    Bell Let's Talk Day

    It’s a fact: One in five Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetime. One of the biggest hurdles for anyone suffering from mental illness is overcoming the stigma. It is the number one reason why two-thirds of those living with a mental illness do not seek help. Developed in partnership with Dr. Heather Stuart, the Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-stigma Research Chair at Queen's University, here are 5 simple ways to help end the stigma that keeps too many who struggle with mental illness from seeking the help they need. https://letstalk.bell.ca/en/ways-to-help
  18. Persistence paid off for Cst. Josh Grafton and his police service dog Jager while searching for copper wire thieves at a local mill. After a two-hour search, they found two suspects hiding in a trough near the ceiling. Photo Credit: RCMP On Sept. 1, 2017, at 3:30 a.m., Nanaimo RCMP received a call from the security unit of a local mill site reporting that they saw two people in the building in the process of stealing copper wire. There had been several previous break-and-enters at this location where the suspects fled on foot and escaped. Officers from Nanaimo General Duty and Police Dog Services (PDS) responded. The officers went inside while members of the PDS waited nearby in the shadows, but no suspects emerged. After waiting for a long time and making repeated calls alerting the intruders that police were present, Cst. Josh Grafton of Nanaimo PDS asked the general duty officers to enter the expansive industrial building and conduct a search for the suspects. After another long period of time, the officers emerged unable to find any suspects due to the sheer size of the building. Believing the suspects had likely fled prior to their arrival, the officers made the decision to leave. Cst. Grafton, however, was not content with leaving the scene and sought out the security guard to assist him in identifying the exact location the suspects were last seen. Along with his service dog Jager, Cst. Grafton went inside the mill and searched tirelessly throughout for two hours. Just as he was about to stop, Jager began indicating in a general area by attempting to stand on his hind legs and look towards the ceiling. Grafton scaled a large conveyer directly above them and found the two suspects lying face down in a trough. Both were arrested. One of the two had been located during a prior search of the mill site for a break and enter; the other was recently released from jail. Grafton's hunch to not leave the scene and his tireless search efforts, even after other officers had cleared, shows his strong dedication. He is a great member and a great co-worker. This article was originally posted on January 2, 2018 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Gazette by Cst. Clay Wurzinger, RCMP Police Dog Services, Nanaimo, B.C.
  19. Are you a hard working community member? Have you invited your friends to join you? Get recognized for your recruitment efforts during the month of February! February New Member Referral Program - 3 for $40 We have developed a simple program that recognizes members for recruit new members into our community. As the most experienced and realistic Grand Theft Auto 5 community around, we recognize that our members do important work! We are giving you the opportunity to be recognized for your recruitment efforts when you refer three new friends who complete all relevant training and remain in good active standing! So how does this program work? Refer three (3) new members to our community, who have not been in our community before and get paid $40 dollars The new member must be hired between Feb 05, 2018 to Feb 28, 2018, rewards will be issued in March 2018 Each new member must remain in the community for a total of forty-five (45) days upon hire, and must remain active To be eligible, you must be an active community member with access level 6 or higher as of Feb 05, 2018 and be in good standing during the promotional period If you refer a friend, they must identify that you have referred them and you must email promo@grandtheftauto.ca Promotional prizes will be awarded on a first-come first-serve basis and are subject to the maximum prize allotment Prizes and rewards will be sent electronically, participants must provide personal information, and must have PayPal or Steam for redemption A maximum of $180 dollars in prizes will be given away during this promotional period This article was originally posted on February 05, 2018 by Damien
  20. A screenshot of a new CAD system that has been launched by developers. For the past couple of months the development team has been working with a third party developer to source a new Computer Aided Dispatch System (CAD). Today the CAD system was implemented in patrol and will be used as the primary system from here on out. The new system brings many improvements from the previous system that was being utilized in game. Some key features include Faster and more responsive backend Integrated scripts in game (panic button and 911) Customized for each division and their needs The CAD is still a working system that will experience and changes and alterations in the future to better enhance roleplay among all parties. Corporate Services is proud to announce the new CAD system and looks forward to all that will come out of it. This article was originally posted on January 24, 2018 by the Grand Theft Auto V Roleplay by Jeff
  21. Damien

    International Opposite Day

    Opposite Day is the worst day for not saying anything to the people far away from you. You can’t have fun today, as nothing is allowed and nobody wants to have fun with you. Of course, on Opposite day, all of that means the opposite! It’s the best day to talking to the people close to you, having fun is the absolute most important thing you can do, and everyone is going to want in on it! Opposite Day may be infuriating for some, but it can be the best (or worst?) fun you’ll have all year!
  22. Damien

    Impaired Driving

    Driving impaired greatly increases the risk of a serious accident. It's why driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a crime under the Criminal Code of Canada. Each and every time a person chooses to get behind the wheel while impaired, they're not only risking their own life, but the lives of others. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada, an average of four people are killed each day in crashes involving alcohol and/or drugs. In fact, crashes involving impaired driving are the leading criminal cause of death in Canada. In the United States, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention says that 28 people die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver every day in the U.S. This works out to one death every 51 minutes. BAC, or Blood Alcohol Concentration, is the amount of alcohol in your blood. If your BAC is 0.05 per cent, that means you have 50 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. Each drink consumed within a certain time frame increases your BAC. In Canada, the Criminal Code BAC limit is 0.08 per cent. At this level, Criminal Code impaired driving charges can be laid. But just about every province and territory in Canada has administrative laws for drivers whose BACs are 0.05 per cent and over. According to author Christine Van Tuyl in the book Drunk Driving, it takes approximately six hours after drinking for the body to completely eliminate alcohol from its system with a BAC level of 0.08 per cent. In addition to possible injury or loss of life, the consequences of impaired driving includes loss of licence, mandatory education, hefty fines, jail time and/or a criminal record. The RCMP has made impaired driving an operational priority. Through a series of nationally co-ordinated impaired driving enforcement days, awareness campaigns and partner engagement, the RCMP continues to work to stop alcohol- and drug- impaired drivers. Many factors can affect your blood alcohol level: how fast you drink whether you're male or female your body weight and/or the amount of food in your stomach Statistics Canada reports the impaired driving rate in 2015 was 65 per cent lower than the rate 1986 (577 incidents per 100,000 population) and four per cent lower than the rate observed in 2014 (210 per 100,000 population). In contrast to alcohol-impaired driving, the number of drug-impaired driving incidents has been rising since 2009. Drug-impaired driving rose from two per cent of all impaired driving incidents in 2009 to four per cent in 2015. According to the RCMP, driving after using drugs, including prescription drugs, is just as dangerous as drinking and driving. Drug Recognition Experts can determine if a person is under the influence of a drug and can charge that person with drug-impaired driving. Among the police-reported impaired driving incidents in 2015, nearly 3,000 involved drug-impaired driving, including seven incidents causing death and 19 causing bodily harm. The Ontario Ministry of Transportation advises asking a doctor or a pharmacist about the side effects related to driving when using prescription medication. As well, ask a doctor or pharmacist about how a prescription drug might react when mixed with alcohol. Although there has consistently been a lower rate of impaired driving among women compared to men, impaired-driving incidents among women have increased in the past two decades, says the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF). In 2015, women accounted for one in five reported incidents of impaired driving whereas in 1986, they represented just one in 13. A major research study prepared by TIRF observed that young people, especially those aged 20 to 34, show up most frequently in the statistics. According to the study, 16- to 19-year-olds account for 23 per cent of fatalities, 18 per cent of injuries and 11 per cent of those arrested for alcohol-related driving offences. This article was originally posted on January 2, 2018 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Gazette Volume 80, Number 01. by Deidre Seiden
  23. Damien

    Maintenance and Mastery

    RCMP Cst. Gareth Newcombe holds an off-cover shooting position during an Immediate Action Rapid Deployment Outdoor course. Today's police training is constantly being adapted to better prepare officers for the realities of a modern world. Credit: Leann Parker, RCMP For every cadet who graduates from the RCMP's training academy known as Depot, each has trained for 785 intensive hours in defensive tactics, firearms, driving, fitness, applied police sciences, drill and detachments visits. But for all those hours of practice at Depot, training doesn't end there. Police training today is a career-long affair that's constantly being adapted to prepare officers for the realities of a modern world — be it a large-scale protest, a lethal-force encounter, a dangerous substance or a distressed person. Deidre Seiden looks at two areas in which RCMP training has recently evolved or expanded based on need: the rise of fentanyl and increasing contacts with people in crisis. Seiden describes the RCMP's new fentanyl guidelines and naloxone training, and the force's de-escalation training, two courses that equip police with the skills and awareness they need to save lives and stay safe every day. Amelia Thatcher explains the RCMP's annual firearms qualification (AFQ), which last year updated its approach to training officers on their force-issued pistols. Gone are the days of target practice. The new AFQ better prepares officers for real-life situations and offers more tips for improving. Thatcher also explores the RCMP's field coaching program, an integral part of each Mountie's training beyond Depot. Experienced officers guide new constables in their first few months, ensuring the skills they've learned are well applied in their new communities. As one mentor says, "the coaches provide a bridge between theory and practice." We speak to four experienced RCMP instructors who teach courses ranging from basic driving and firearms to police investigations and the patrol carbine. Find out what they say about how training has changed, and what today's courses offer police. Specialized training provides officers and others the chance to expand their basic skillset to work in highly technical or focused areas such as police dive teams, remotely piloted aircraft systems, and bloodstain pattern analysis. New technology and contemporary teaching approaches feature heavily in these specialty courses — and lead to operational success. Finally, we examine the subject of police resilience — an officer's ability to recover from the stresses of work. Ruth Lamb, a nurse and instructor in British Columbia, looks at the latest practices that can help first responders train their brains to cope during traumatic encounters — and heal afterward. While Judith Andersen and a team of researchers in Toronto look at how police-specific stress can be measured, and each officer's performance improved, through reality-based training. Both have implications for reducing operational stress injuries. This issue is devoted to all that police officers do to maintain and expand their skills and knowledge throughout their careers. Because continuous improvement never gets old. This article was originally posted on January 13, 2017 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Gazette Volume 79, Number 01. by Katherine Aldred
  24. Damien

    New Website Launched

    A screenshot of a new website that has been launched by developers with a news section and new forum features We are glad excited to announce that Corporate Services has just released a fresh new update to our existing website platform - including a new Computer Aided Dispatching System. The web developers will be releasing additional updates and features throughout this week. Along with these updates we are excited to introduce the following sections to our newly minted website: News Articles and Features - we continue to strive to provide the most realistic roleplay experience online, and now we are leveraging our expertise to share essential police news, new and trending best practices, and also feature our dedicated members in a new online format. Community Forums - a forum should be a live and engaging discussion board, not a place for old policies and outdated procedures, we strive to develop this area where all members can post, engage, and respond to various topics about current events, life and roleplay! Community Calendar - lets make it official, but we will need your help! We are looking to post key international, national and community specific events for all of our members. Want to know when the snow mod is coming back? When we are going to feature other police, fire, and medic vehicle and pedestrian assets? Stay posted to our community calendar! Internal Usernotes - documentation just got a lot easier! It is critical that we have a simply and easy platform for our community leaders and members to file and archive critical information. Training will be cascaded to every level over the next few weeks! Internal Staff Actions - ever wonder what happened to your member? or where they are at in training? Our new pending staff actions system will help you organize the chaos! Existing users will be able to sign into their accounts using their existing credentials. Those users who are a community member will be assigned the appropriate tags and permissions accordingly, but can also request additional access from their direct supervisor or manager. This article was originally posted on January 18, 2018 by the Grand Theft Auto V Roleplay by Administrator
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