Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 04:22 PM
This year’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 offers us as police leaders an opportunity to honour the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. Policing played a significant role in the painful past. It should play a role in a positive future for Indigenous communities and all Canadians when it comes to reconciliation.
Ontario police services will mark this important day in many different ways....
Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 06:12 PM
Statement by Ontario’s Police Leaders Regarding the Death of
Toronto Police Service Constable Andrew Hong
Jeff McGuire, O.O.M.
Executive Director, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police
The death of a police officer deeply affects that officer’s family and friends, as well as every woman and man who serves as an officer. Today, having had time to process the September 12, 2022, death in the line of duty of Constable Andrew Hong of the Toronto Police Service, members of all police services across...
Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 03:38 PM
York Regional Police is hosting a National Hate Crime Conference on September 26, 2022, at the York Regional Police Association Building, 63 Eric T. Smith Way, Aurora, ON. The deadline for registration is September 11, 2022, so please secure your place at this important conference asap.
The presenters selected for the conference offer a great deal of knowledge and experience in the field of hate crime and investigations. Their unique perspectives on these issues will enhance the abilities of the...
Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 03:23 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 in Thunder Bay, ON. OACP members can always access out Board agendas on the OACP website (members must log-in) and follow our meeting on Twitter via the hashtag #OACPBoD.
A special thank you to Chief Roland Morrison and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) for arranging for Board members to visit Indigenous communities policed by NAPS on September 8. This is part of our on-going...
Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 03:08 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) wishes all law enforcement personnel throughout the province a very happy and safe Labour Day! Let’s all take time to reflect and appreciate the amazing work our frontline, supervisory, civilian, and other police personnel do every day.
We especially want to thank the many police personnel who will be working on Labour Day so everyone can enjoy the holiday honouring working Canadians in a safe manner.