Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 03:00 PM
Recent comments by Mr. Jagmeet Singh, leader of the federal New Democratic Party, regarding the successful de-escalation of an incident on July 2, 2020 involving an armed suspect at Rideau Hall in Ottawa requires a response by police leaders. Specifically, Mr. Singh suggested that police would have purposefully handled the situation differently if the suspect had been a person of colour and that the incident was “what systemic racism in policing is all about.” When Mr. Singh asserts that he is speaking...
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 01:00 PM
Ontario’s police leaders passed two important resolutions regarding Canada’s National Public Alerting System and the replacement of the Automated Criminal Intelligence Information System (ACIIS) for law enforcement in Canada. These resolutions were passed at the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Annual General Meeting held virtually on June 25, 2020 – the first time the AGM was held virtually in the association’s 69-year history. “As police leaders, we value opportunities to make Ontario’s...
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 08:48 AM
Media Release Chief Antje McNeely Elected President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police
For Immediate Release: June 26, 2020