Posted on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:25 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is proud to announce that Cherri Greeno of the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) is the recipient of the 2021 OACP Catherine Martin Award of Excellence in Media Relations.
This Award recognizes a sworn or civilian member who has demonstrated consistent dedication and professionalism in the strategic use of media and/or social media to educate and showcase the profession of policing in the community, supporting public safety or advancing investigations...
Posted on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 08:39 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to announce that the Toronto Police Service’s (TPS) Full Body Scanner Project Team is the recipient of the 2021 OACP Innovation Information Technology Award.
This award is presented in recognition of the accomplishments of police agencies who have leveraged technology in the development and introduction of a significant change that proved to be “a game changer” for the organization and/or the policing community.
In November 2017,...
Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:35 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to announce that Constable Tammie Staples of the Port Hope Police Service (PHPS) is the recipient of the 2021 OACP School Resource Officer Award of Excellence.
This award is presented in recognition of the accomplishments of a member of a police service who consistently demonstrates outstanding engagement and achievement within their organization and their community in terms of leadership.
Over the last seven years, Constable Staples...
Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 09:12 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to award the 2021 OACP Community Safety and Crime Prevention Award to Constable Matthew Borch with the Toronto Police Service (TPS).
This award is presented in recognition of the accomplishments of an officer and their community partners working together to improve community safety and well-being.
Constable Matthew Borch believes that early intervention and focus on improving the social development of young people is key to effective crime...
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 11:57 AM
During Police Week (May 9 to 15), Ontario police services will highlight their service, people, and many accomplishments. Starting in 1970, Police Week coincides with Peace Officers Memorial Day, which is recognized internationally on May 15. This year, we want to celebrate community partnerships. All of us – police, communities, government, businesses, and ordinary citizens – must work together when it comes to public safety, crime prevention, and community engagement.
This year’s theme is “Working...