Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 10:51 AM
"The Constable Selection System (CSS) and “Unchartered Territory”
“We are in uncharted territory right now. Policing is being challenged in ways I haven’t seen – ever.”
- Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Executive Director Chuck Wexler
Police professionals pride themselves in being good planners. Whether it’s running a criminal investigation, allocating the effective and efficient use of the public investments in our police...
Posted on Friday, January 07, 2022 03:20 PM
We wish a very happy and safe 2022 to all our members! While Ontarians deal with further COVID-19 restrictions, police personnel remain committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of everyone in our province. Thank you to our front-line officers, civilian personnel, and police leaders and managers for their ongoing work during these difficult times!
As the voice of Ontario’s police leaders, the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) continues its work, even if that work is done largely...
Posted on Friday, January 07, 2022 03:15 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to partner with the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) and the Cambridge Centre for Evidence-based Policing (CCEBP) in Cambridge, U.K. to host a four-day virtual conference on evidence-based policing. The conference will take place from February 15 to 18, 2022 via Zoom.
This conference is a follow-up to last year’s highly successful Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) conference hosted by the OACP and CCEBP. This year,...
Posted on Friday, January 07, 2022 03:10 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) 2022 Annual Conference is taking place from June 12-15 in Niagara-on-the-Lake. We are currently accepting proposals from potential presenters. Have an idea? We want to hear about it!
The OACP is looking for a wide array of topics that are innovative, engaging, inspiring, and informative for police personnel. The OACP’s goal is to offer relevant, timely education and training to help attendees perform their jobs more effectively and make their...
Posted on Friday, January 07, 2022 03:05 PM
The Constable Selection System (CSS) is two years old! On January 1, 2020, the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) launched a new system to assist Ontario police services in recruiting and pre-screening the best candidates for the positions of Police Constable and Special Constable. Over the past two years, the CSS has helped hundreds of new police recruits join our policing community.
The system is now more effective and efficient in attracting quality candidates to the policing profession...