Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 01:00 PM
Media Release Ontario Investing in Infrastructure and Technology to Help Support New Emergency 9-1-1 Communications System
For Immediate Release: December 1, 2023
(TORONTO, ON) - Ontario is investing $78 million in telecommunications infrastructure to help municipalities and emergency response centres transition to a new emergency communications system known as Next Generation 9-1-1. The funding is part of the government’s $208 million investment to help emergency operators and dispatchers save more...
Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023 11:27 AM
Signage highlighting the use of time-delayed safes to secure narcotics now being posted in Ontario community pharmacies
TORONTO, ON, November 29, 2023 – Community pharmacies across Ontario have begun to post prominent signage indicating the use of a time-delayed safe to secure narcotics, marking an important milestone in a province-wide mandate launched earlier this year by the Ontario College of Pharmacists to help deter pharmacy robberies.
In March, the College’s Board of Directors...
Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023 09:33 AM
The OACP Equity, Diversion and Inclusion (EDI) Executive Committee met in London on November 29, 2023. The meeting was hosted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, “O” Division, and several key items were discussed, including:
- The committee has agreed to update the current OACP Hate Motived Crime Guidebook (currently posted on the OACP website). The new version will be ready to replace the existing guidebook by early January, 2024.
- The committee was fortunate to have a guest speaker, Inspector...
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 11:40 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) has been working with pharmacy organizations in Ontario, including the Ontario College of Pharmacists, to promote the safety of pharmacies, pharmacy workers, and clients. That’s why the OACP is supporting efforts by the College to have community pharmacies post prominent signage indicating the use of a time-delayed safe to secure narcotics, marking an important milestone in a province-wide mandate launched earlier this year to help deter...
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 11:34 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Board of Directors met in Windsor, ON, on November 28-28, 2023. Thank you to Chief Jason Bellaire, Windsor Police Service, for hosting the Board of Directors meeting.
The Board had a number of informative presentations:
- OACP Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Training Course Update
- OACP Retail Crime Working Group
- Canada 911 Ride Foundation
- Inspector General of Ontario
Members can view all of our Board agendas on the members-only section of our website....