Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 11:12 AM
- On October 1, 2020, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) began collecting personal information from complainants and subject officers under the Anti-Racism Act, 2017. This is being done as part of the effort to track and eliminate systemic racism in the public sector and to promote racial equity. The SIU has shared it’s policy on data collection to the OACP. Our Professional Standards/SIU and Police Legal Advisors Committee has provided commentary for the Board of Directors, which will...
Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 10:56 AM
- Ontario’s police community is mourning the tragic passing of OPP Provincial Constable Jennifer Landry on October 14. PC Landry was a member of the Temiskaming Shores Detachment. For more details, click here.
- The OACP’s Ontario Media Relations Officers Network (OMRON) is hosting a Media Relations Primer webinar on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The webinar is available for police service members and features sessions over 2.5 hours on media relations basics and effective writing for media relations.
Posted on Tuesday, October 06, 2020 10:29 AM
Police leaders across the Province have been unequivocal in standing with their communities to oppose racism in any form, including acts of racism and discrimination by police professionals. In a statement released on June 5, 2020, OACP President Chief Paul Pedersen stated:
“Racism, in any form, is evil. Recent demonstrations across North America have made it clear that racism – and specifically systemic racism – is an evil that continues to plague our society. As police professionals,...
Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 01:24 PM
In Loving Memory of Chief William (Bill) Hackett (Ret.), Kingston Police
January 29, 2021
"Bill joined the Kingston Police in 1951 and held several key senior positions, including 13 years as Deputy Chief, before being appointed Chief of Police in 1994. Bill distinguished himself as a tenacious investigator and a courageous officer willing to risk his life in an effort to protect the public from dangerous individuals." - Chief Antje McNeely, Kingston Police