OACP Statement on the death of Mr. Tyre Nichols
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 08:37 AM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) joins police leaders across Canada in expressing shock over the murder of Mr. Tyre Nichols on January 10, 2023, after an altercation with officers from the Memphis Police Department. We offer our condolences to Mr. Nichols’ family and friends.
The circumstances surrounding Mr. Nichols’ death are not only criminal, but horrific and highly disturbing to us as police professionals. Ontarians must have full trust and confidence in their police services.
Ontario's Police Leaders Welcome & Support Canada's Premiers Review of the Bail System in Canada
Posted on Saturday, January 14, 2023 02:31 PM
Ontario’s Police Leaders Welcome and Support Canada’s Premiers on a Review of the Bail System in Canada
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) welcomes and supports Canada’s Premiers in their call for the Government of Canada to launch a thorough review of the bail system in our country. The letter issued jointly by all of Canada’s provincial leaders on January 13, 2023 reflects the OACP’s position as outlined in our statement of December 29, 2022, which emphasized that police leaders...
Donuts and Special Olympics!
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 03:36 PM
The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) in support of Special Olympics is the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s charity of choice. This February, you can help support our Special Olympians and enjoy a yummy treat to boot!
Special Olympics Canada (SOC) is inviting all Canadians to #ChooseToInclude by purchasing a Special Olympics donut(s) February 3 to 5 at participating Tim Horton stores. You can help support the campaign by also posting photos on social media and generally getting the word...
HQ Magazine HUB
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 03:28 PM
Have you checked out the new articles on our HQ Magazine Hub? The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) has developed its HQ AnswerApps Digital Magazine system, a mobile, responsive version created by AnswerApps featuring articles from HQ Magazine and other digital articles from police personnel and organizations on some of the most exciting and innovative initiatives from police professionals across our province.
HQ magazine is following the trend,...
Get Ready to Nominate for the OACP Annual Awards
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 02:33 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) will soon be accepting nominations for our 2023 Annual Awards. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight the impressive work of your colleague(s) and/or team. All awards are open to Ontario police service member(s)(sworn or civilian), team, or initiative.
Here is a list of the OACP Awards:
- OACP Traffic Safety Excellence Award
- OACP Award of Excellence in Community Safety, Wellness, and Crime Prevention
- OACP/OMRON Catherine Martin Award of...