Posted on Monday, November 09, 2020 11:48 AM
Ontario’s police leaders have developed a new resource document on hate and bias crime to assist police services in effectively dealing with these types of crime and responding to the needs of all our communities for safety and well-being.
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee has produced a Hate/Bias Crime: A Review of Policies, Practices, and Challenges document as a resource for police services across Ontario. The document, which builds...
Posted on Friday, October 30, 2020 08:59 AM
It’s a sign of the times: this year’s Provincial Crime Prevention Week is taking place from November 1 through 7 – virtually! Crime Prevention Week provides an opportunity to showcase the successful collaborative efforts between police services and community organizations as they work towards the common goal of preventing crime and creating safe, resilient communities across Ontario.
The theme for this year’s Crime Prevention Week is Serving Ontario, Protecting Communities. Given the on-going...
Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 11:55 AM
This year’s Ontario Crime Prevention Week will take place across our province from November 1 to 7. The theme for the week will be “Serving Ontario, Protecting Communities” and it reflects our shared commitment as law enforcement professionals to serve all Ontarians and protect all communities equitably and effectively.
Police services are encouraged to reach out to their communities and use the week to provide information on how to work collaboratively for safer communities. The OACP and the...
Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 11:46 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Board of Directors held an official (and virtual) Board meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Members can check out the meeting agenda and supporting documents on our website under the Member section of the new website.
Highlights of the meeting include:
- A presentation on implicit bias testing by TNT Justice Consultants as part of our on-going efforts to meet the needs of Ontario police services on constable recruitment;
- A presentation on incident...
Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 11:24 AM
The OACP Board of Directors was pleased to welcome Inspector General Devon Clunis to its Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. The former Chief of the Winnipeg Police Service discussed his new role and his goal of working with Ontario’s police leaders to move policing in our province forward.
Inspector General Clunis was joined by Deputy Solicitor General Mario Di Tommaso and engaged the Board in a positive discussion on some of the issues currently impacting policing in Ontario....