Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 03:55 PM
Ontario’s police leaders and personnel are committed to playing our part in keeping our communities safe from COVID-19, especially as the Delta Variant continues to threaten the health and safety of the people of Ontario. We are proud of the ongoing efforts of our front-line police officers and personnel, along with other first responders, in the fight against COVID-19.
Given the new requirement for proof of vaccination against COVID-19 announced today by the Government of Ontario, police services...
Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 02:57 PM
Earlier this year, the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) advocated with the Government of Ontario for priority access to COVID-19 vaccinations for Ontario’s police personnel. As Ontario’s police leaders, OACP members believe that the health and safety of all our personnel must be the overriding priority when it comes to questions related to the ongoing threat of COVID-19. To that end, we continue to strongly encourage all personnel to be vaccinated unless they have a valid medical...
Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 09:47 AM
The existence of systemic racism in policing represents a serious threat to the ability of Ontario’s police professionals to deliver effective, fair, and accountable policing services to the people of Ontario. On June 5, 2020, the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) issued a public statement stating that systemic racism exists in policing, that it is never acceptable, and that police leaders must do more than talk about systemic racism. They must take action to eliminate any and all forms...
Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 08:20 PM
Statement by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police
Ontario’s New Enforcement Measures Regarding the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders
Ontario’s police leaders know that Ontarians expect their police officers and all police personnel to continue to play an important role in combatting the challenges posed by COVID-19. The current third wave of the pandemic poses an extraordinary threat to public health and police officers will do their part in...
Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 06:10 AM
Ontario Association Chief of Police Statement
Decriminalization for Simple Possession of Illicit Drugs
Substance Advisory Committee (OACP SAC)
Substance Use Disorder is a public health issue and requires a coordinated and collaborative approach. This is why the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) supports the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) report entitled Decriminalization for Simple Possession of Illicit Drugs:...