Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 09:01 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to announce that Nishan Duraiappah, Chief of Police of Peel Regional Police, will serve as the association’s President for 2022-2023. Chief Duraiappah was sworn in during the OACP’s Annual General Meeting today. He succeeds Chief Gary Conn of the Chatham-Kent Police Service, who will remain on the Board of Directors as Past-President.
Chief Nishan Duraiappah was born in Sri Lanka and immigrated to Canada . He began his career with...
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 02:07 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to announce that Sergeant Ziyad Zabian of the London Police Service (LPS) is the recipient of the 2022 OACP Award of Excellence in the Advancement of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity in Policing.
This award honours an individual that demonstrates exceptional commitment to achieving/advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion within their police organization and/or communities
For the past ten years, Sergeant Zabian has made relationship...
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 02:04 PM
Deputy Chief of Police Richard Johnston of the Barrie Police Service (BPS) is the recipient of the 2022 Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police's (OACP) Excellence in Leadership Award for his commitment to moving his police service forward as a learning organization and incorporating evidence-based policing (EBP) into all its initiatives and practices.
Deputy Chief Johnston began his journey with EBP through his own work by researching and encouraging discussion around the effectiveness of...
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 02:00 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to announce that Joe Myderwyk, the Director of Information Technology with the Belleville Police Service, is the recipient of the 2022 OACP Award of Excellence Information Technology Services.
This award is presented in recognition of the accomplishments of police agencies who have used/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...
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 01:35 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is proud to announce that Sue Sgambati of the South Simcoe Police Service (SSPS) is the recipient of the 2022 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...