Police Innovation Showcase 2024

Fortifying a Future-Ready Police Service

June 19, 2024
Toronto, Ontario

Event Partners:


Projected attendees in 2024




Case studies

Steering Committee

Taylor Sayers
Director, Corporate Services
UCCM Anishnaabe Police

Scott McDougall and Public Sector Network

Greg Stanisci
Senior Manager, Business Intelligence and Data
York Regional Police

Devin LaForce A/Chief of Police Edmonton Police Service 

Deputy Chief Devin LaForce
Edmonton Police Service

Devin LaForce A/Chief of Police Edmonton Police Service 

Lina Dabit

Officer in Charge – Inspector – Cyber Crime Investigative Team Toronto

The swiftly evolving landscape of policing, border management, and law enforcement worldwide is witnessing rapid transformations driven by new technologies, techniques, and concepts. As we enter the year 2024, it becomes imperative for police and law enforcement agencies in Canada and on a global scale to promptly reassess their operational environment.

They must adeptly harness technology to enhance public safety, extract valuable insights from data for informed decision-making, amplify successful strategies, and foster deeper community engagement. Attend this one-day event to discover leading solutions, explore emerging technologies, and gain insights into how these advancements can be effectively integrated into policing strategies.

Attendees will gain insights into the dynamic intersection of community-oriented policing and cutting-edge technological solutions, providing a holistic perspective on the future of policing. Our esteemed panel of speakers and experts will accentuate the intersection of technology and policing, promising an event that will undoubtedly stand out as a highlight in your calendars!

Police Innovation Showcase

2023 Event Recap


Chiefs | Commissioners | Directors | Deputies | Heads Of:

Command & Control Teams


Community Engagement

Information Governance

Community Safety

Information Technology

Innovation & Technology


Benefits of Attending

Integrating latest technologies into operations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness

Highlighting the importance of community-oriented policing and building strong partnerships between law enforcement agencies and the communities

Leveraging data analytics, predictive modelling, and information-sharing platforms to make informed decisions, improve resource allocation, and enhance overall public safety

A Sneak Peek of Our Speakers

Steve Bell
Interim Chief
Ottawa Police

Scott McDougall
Director of Digital
Canadian Police College

Rich Johnson
Chief of Police
Barrie Police

Tony Ventura  
Director of Information Technology Services 
Peel Police 

Tony Ventura  
Director of Information Technology Services 
Peel Police 

Dr. Stephen Maguire
Adjunct Research
Professor and Executive
Director of the Centre
on Values and Ethics
Carleton University

Stan Maclellan 
Chief Administrative Officer 
Durham Regional Police (DRPS) 

Stan Maclellan 
Chief Administrative Officer 
Durham Regional Police (DRPS) 

Katherine Stephenson 
Toronto Police 

Katherine Stephenson 
Toronto Police 

Matthew Bland
Associate Professor of
Evidence Based Policing
University of
Cambridge, UK

Doug Palson
Chief of Police
Manitoba Police

Natalie Hiltz
Deputy Chief of Police
Greater Sudbury Police Service

Alpha Chan
Chief Information
Security Officer
Toronto Police Service

Lina Dabit
Officer in Charge – Inspector – Cyber Crime Investigative Team Toronto

Your Registration

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and explore how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology

Hear  from leading solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Event Partners

20+ Inspiring Speakers

Hear from and network with the industry’s most senior government and police division decision makers that are pioneering the advancement of the Canadian Police Innovation agenda 2024 and beyond.

A Chance to Get Out of the Office

Join 250+ of your peers set to come through the doors of the showcase. Kick up your heels and strike up a conversation – who knows where it may take you?

An Immersive Show Floor

The exhibition floor will showcase bleeding edge technology providers that provide solutions for your most pressing challenges. Pop down in the networking breaks and explore the expo.

Very good variety of topics and presenters.

– Toronto Police Service

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