May 3, 2020

Evidence Based Policing, Social Media, and Police Culture with Amy Boudreau

Constable Amy Boudreau is an International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) our of Ontario, Canada. She sits down with Adam to discuss Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) and what officers and agencies can do to increase their efficiency. They also discuss social media, bot its effect and affect on current police culture, and how it can greatly benefit both officers and agencies in community outreach. 


Amy is a writer and public speaker who has provided her subject matter expertise to news media outlets, including video/radio/podcast interviews, news clips, and article publications. She advocates for evidence-based policing (EBP); law enforcement social media (LESM); gender equity and inclusion; first responder wellness through the use of yoga and mindfulness meditation; and crime prevention, in an effort to evolve police culture.


Instagram: @TheYogaCop

LinkedIn: Amy Boudreau, B.A., ICPS

Twitter: @TheYogaCop & @AmyBoudreauICPS



Evidence-Based Policing (EBP)

  • Canadian Society of Evidence-Based Policing (CANSEBP): is an Association of police
    practitioners, academic researchers, public policy-makers and others, whose mission is to
    foster the creation and mobilization of quality research in order to make evidence-based
    approaches a cornerstone of policing in Canada. Join as a member for FREE to gain
    access to EBP resources:
  • Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP): Symposium June 29, 2020 Fairfax,
    Virginia, USA. Visit: 
    America Society of Evidence-Based Policing (ASEBP): Conference June 1-2, 2020
    Washington, DC, USA. Visit: 


Law Enforcement Social Media (LESM)

  • SMILE Conference: is the leading training conference devoted to Social Media, the
    Internet and Law Enforcement initiatives. The SMILE Conference, now together with the
    iSMILE Conference (investigations), has pioneered the adoption of social media by law
    enforcement agencies across the world for public outreach, crime prevention, and
    forensics since 2010. The SMILE Conference has become both the go-to and most trusted
    source by law enforcement agencies worldwide. Come to learn from the best and network
    with an international audience of police social media practitioners.
  • Toronto Police College, Social Media in Communications Training: Contact &a


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