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 16, 2023 08:02 AM
Media Release Ontario Police Kick-off Holiday R.I.D.E. Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Impaired Driving
For Immediate Release: November 16, 2023
(King, ON) – The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), in partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and York Regional Police (YRP), today kicked off the Provincial Holiday R.I.D.E. campaign, which police services will implement across Ontario during the holiday season. The campaign promotes traffic enforcement and the raising of...
Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 10:00 AM
Ontario’s Police Services Launch Provincial Crime Prevention Week
Awareness. Engagement. Prevention.
For Immediate Release: November 6, 2023
(Toronto, ON) – In partnership with the Government of Ontario, police services throughout the province have launched this year’s provincial Crime Prevention Week (#CPWeek2023). The province-wide campaign takes place November 5 to 11, 2023, with in-person and on-line community events designed to raise awareness of the many crime prevention...
Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023 12:27 PM
Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and General Motors OnStar Canada
Honour Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Backpack Challenge with Heroes Beyond the Badge Award
For Immediate Release: October 23, 2023
(Cambridge, ON) – The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) and General Motors OnStar Canada are pleased to announce that the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s annual Backpack Challenge has been awarded the Heroes Beyond the Badge award for helping children and their...