Get Ready to Nominate for the OACP Annual Awards
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 02:33 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) will soon be accepting nominations for our 2023 Annual Awards. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight the impressive work of your colleague(s) and/or team. All awards are open to Ontario police service member(s)(sworn or civilian), team, or initiative.
Here is a list of the OACP Awards:
- OACP Traffic Safety Excellence Award
- OACP Award of Excellence in Community Safety, Wellness, and Crime Prevention
- OACP/OMRON Catherine Martin Award of...
OACP Staffing Announcement
Posted on Monday, January 09, 2023 11:27 AM
Director of Administration and Member Services
January 9, 2023
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to announce the promotion of Sharon Seepersad to the position of Director of Administration and Member Services. In her new position, Sharon will take on a senior administrative leadership role and be responsible for ensuring the OACP continues to provide excellent member services to senior police leaders in federal,...
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...
Det. Cst. Cristobal Brea is November's Heroes Beyond the Badge Award Winner
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 05:09 PM
We honour Detective Constable Cristobal Brea of the Hamilton Police Service’s Internet Child Exploitation Unit. While investigating a tip received by the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre, Detective Constable Brea identified a suspect who worked and volunteered with children. By following up on successive clues, Detective Constable Brea determined the suspect was directly involved in child exploitation. Through sharp observation and careful investigation, Detective Constable...
Fall CEOs Day a Success
Posted on Friday, December 09, 2022 06:28 AM
Thank you to the many police leaders who participated in the Fall Police CEOs Day held on December 1, 2022, in Vaughan. The day-long gathering of top police leaders from across Ontario offered an opportunity for sharing and learning on some of today’s key law enforcement issues.
OACP President Chief Nishan Duraiappah opened the day with an update on the association’s current priorities and activities, followed by an update on the Constable Selection System’s pre-certification process. Participants...