Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2023 04:17 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) and the OACP-Corporate Communications Network (CCN) hosted a successful 2023 Crisis Communications Conference on October 3to 4 in Ottawa, ON. Delegates at the conference heard from leading experts in the field and were taken through real-life case studies in crisis communication management, including cyberattacks, managing social media, and lessons learned from the pandemic.
Thank you to the Ottawa Police Service for helping us host this...
Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2023 04:15 PM
Congratulations to Deputy Chief Sheryl Sutton (South Simcoe PS) on her election as Zone 3 Director. Our newest Board member is joined by Chief Paul VandeGraaf, Assistant Zone Director (Cobourg PS) and Deputy Chief Cecile Hammond (York RP) in providing leadership to our members in Zone 3.
Our Zone Directors are the link from the Board of Directors to our 1200+ members. They bring community safety and police member issues from their part of the province to the provincial table so that, as a...
Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 09:13 AM
Check out our latest blog, Lessons on “Connect, Lead, Inspire”, written by the OACP’s own Communications Coordinator, Larissa Pereira. Based on the OACP 2023 Annual Conference, highlights important takeaways for police leaders.
Keep an eye out for upcoming Blogs on a variety of topics relevant to Ontario police leaders.
Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 09:10 AM
The Ontario Media Relations Officers Network (OMRON) held a conference in Sault Ste. Marie on September 14 and 15, 2023. Members reviewed the committee constitution and voted on a new name for the committee (official announcement to come!), as well as engaged in roundtable discussions. Geraldine Stafford (Waterloo Regional Police Service) also delivered an insightful presentation on incorporating EDI principles into communication practices, which was enjoyed by all.
The Equity, Diversion, and...
Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 09:07 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Board of Directors met in Garden River and Sault Ste. Marie on September 13 and 14, 2023. Thank you to co-hosts Chief Jeff Skye, Anishinabek Police Service, and Chief Hugh Stevenson, Sault Ste. Marie Police Service for providing the Board with a fulsome experience in the region. The Board took part in an Indigenous learning experience at the Anishinabek Police Service’s Cultural Pavilion and enjoyed a memorable evening by the river along with...