Editors Note

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Over the past two years, the Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services has sought to provide its readership with an empirically rigorous forum for the discussion and dissemination of information regarding police, military and correctional services. In order to accomplish this, each issue of the Journal has presented a number of "sections" that impact policing and/or other security services, including major research articles, reviews of recent research, book reviews, and reviews of recent legal opinions. As Editor, it is my pleasure to announce that with this issue of the Journal we have added another very important section to our publication entitled "innovative practices". The goal of this section is to allow the Journal to increase practitioner and academic dialog by highlighting a novel program or practice developed by a police or security service. These programs are not necessarily "best practice" approaches but are innovative responses to policing and security situations. …