Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 11:48 AM
Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police & OnStar Canada to Honour
Waterloo Region Police Service’s Backpack Challenge With Heroes Beyond the Badge Award
For Immediate Release: October 20, 2023
(Toronto, ON) - The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will hold a media event where the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) and OnStar Canada will present a provincial Heroes Beyond the Badge award to WRPS for its annual Backpack Challenge.
Date: Monday October 23, 2023
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023 09:28 PM
The OACP was proud to launch its inaugural Reintegration Facilitator Course on October 16 to 20, 2023, hosted by York Regional Police.
The aim of the Reintegration Facilitator Course is to ensure consistent training and accessibility to the Reintegration Program within police services across the province. The goal of the course was to provide knowledge, skills, and abilities to those undertaking this critical role of Reintegration Facilitator and supporting members returning to work.Thank you...
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023 09:25 PM
On October 9, 2023, the OACP issued a statement addressing the escalation of violence in the Middle East, which has caused incredible injury and death and devastated entire communities.
Since the outbreak of recent violence, police services across our province have been actively supporting all communities during these challenging times. This includes enhanced outreach to community leaders and extra patrols around faith-based locations/institutions, community centres, etc.
As police leaders, OACP...
Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 09:33 PM
Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Statement on Israel
October 11, 2023
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police denounces the terrorist attacks conducted by Hamas that occurred in Israel this past weekend. Nothing can justify the slaughter of innocent people going about their lives. We are disgusted that anyone would celebrate these attacks, or in any way associate these acts as support for the Palestinian people.
The CACP supports Israel's right to defend itself. Canadian police...
Posted on Monday, October 09, 2023 10:12 AM
Statement by Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police on the
Recent Violence in the Middle East & Potential Impact on Ontario Communities
October 9, 2023
The recent escalation of violence in the Middle East has caused incredible injury and death and has devastated entire communities. These events touch many people in Ontario deeply, both personally and at a community level. As Ontario's police leaders, OACP members join our fellow citizens in grieving for those who have suffered and continue to...