OACP Statement on the death of Mr. Tyre Nichols
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 08:37 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) joins police leaders across Canada in expressing shock over the murder of Mr. Tyre Nichols on January 10, 2023, after an altercation with officers from the Memphis Police Department. We offer our condolences to Mr. Nichols’ family and friends.
The circumstances surrounding Mr. Nichols’ death are not only criminal, but horrific and highly disturbing to us as police professionals. Ontarians must have full trust and confidence in their police services.
Ontario's Police Leaders Welcome & Support Canada's Premiers Review of the Bail System in Canada
Posted on Saturday, January 14, 2023 02:31 PM
Ontario’s Police Leaders Welcome and Support Canada’s Premiers on a Review of the Bail System in Canada
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) welcomes and supports Canada’s Premiers in their call for the Government of Canada to launch a thorough review of the bail system in our country. The letter issued jointly by all of Canada’s provincial leaders on January 13, 2023 reflects the OACP’s position as outlined in our statement of December 29, 2022, which emphasized that police leaders...
Statement: Release of Violent Offenders on Firearms-related Charges and Impact on Community Safety
Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2022 09:52 PM
Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police
Statement on the Release of Violent Offenders on Firearms-related Charges and
the Impact on Community Safety
December 29, 2022
On behalf of police leaders across Ontario, the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) expresses its condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Provincial Constable Grzegorz Pierzchala, who was recently murdered during a tragic, disturbing, and preventable event that deeply...
OACP Statement: Supporting Victims and Survivors of Military Sexual Offences
Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:20 AM
Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Statement
on Supporting Victims and Survivors of Military Sexual Offences
Supporting Victims and Survivors of Military Sexual Offences Requires Cooperation and Collaboration by Police Leaders, Community Partners, the Government of Canada, and the Department of National Defence
Ontario’s Police Leaders Call on the Government of Canada to Establish a National Working Group
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OACP Statement: Toronto Police Service Constable Andrew Hong
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...