Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 09:06 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), the Police Association of Ontario (PAO), and the Toronto Police Association (TPA) have worked together to provide the Ministry of the Solicitor General with some recommendations on how to keep recruits and staff at the Ontario Police College (OPC) safe while ensuring the completion of the Basic Constable Training (BCT).
The three Associations are supporting a restart date of April 12 provided the Southwestern Public Health Unit (SWPHU) also...
Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 09:03 AM
The OACP’s Constable Selection System (CSS) continues to evolve to meet the recruiting needs of police services and candidates for Police Constable positions. A critical component of ensuring the CSS meets these needs is providing opportunities for recruitment personnel to provide input on their experiences with the system. That is why we are hosting another Zoom meeting with our CSS team and recruitment personnel on April 8.
Please note that we have posted a new list of frequently asked questions...
Posted on Friday, March 05, 2021 09:56 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the following 2021 OACP Awards:
- OACP Lifetime Achievement in Traffic Safety Award
- OACP Traffic Safety Initiative of the Year Award
- OACP School Resource Officer - Award of Excellence
- OACP Youth Service Volunteer Award
- OACP/OMRON Catherine Martin Award of Excellence in Media Relations
- OACP Community Safety and Crime Prevention Award
- OACP Excellence in Leadership Award
- OACP Innovation...
Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 12:27 PM
Ontario’s police leaders support the position of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) regarding new firearms legislation by the Government of Canada.
Highlights of the legislation include:
- Combat intimate partner and gender-based violence, and self-harm involving firearms by creating “red flag” and “yellow flag” laws. These laws would allow people, such as concerned friends or relatives, to apply to the courts for the immediate removal of an individual’s firearms, or to ask...
Posted on Friday, February 05, 2021 11:04 AM
The OACP’s Annual Meeting is always a highlight on the Ontario policing calendar. The gathering of Ontario’s police leaders is traditionally held in June. However, due to the uncertainty of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, our association has decided to move the Annual Meeting to the fall. We are hoping that we will be able to gather in person from October 3 to October 6, 2021 at Blue Mountain Resort.
Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information!