Posted on Friday, July 16, 2021 07:58 AM
Police Leaders Call for Sweeping Changes to Legislation and Policies Governing Workers Compensation in Policing Sector
For Immediate Release: July 16, 2021
(Toronto, ON) – Ontario’s police leaders are calling on the Government of Ontario to immediately address systemic issues related to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the need for legislative and policy changes so that police services can better support their members while also maintaining the operational and...
Posted on Friday, July 09, 2021 03:13 PM
Drive-off or “gas-and-dash” thefts continue to be a concern for Ontario’s police leaders. These crimes continue to contribute to injuries and even the deaths of service station employees and force police services across Ontario to allocate police resources to respond to these crimes, impacting their ability to respond to other community priorities.
The OACP has asked Chiefs of Police for their assistance in supporting our ongoing efforts to convince decision-makers at Queen’s Park to mandate the...
Posted on Friday, July 09, 2021 03:11 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) 2021 Annual Conference is scheduled for October 3 to 6, 2021, at the Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood, ON. With COVID-19 rates trending in a positive direction, we are confident that (at long last), we will be able to safely host this event in person as planned.
OACP staff is busy putting together a terrific program with informative sessions and speakers. To that end, we are pleased to announce that football legend Michael “Pinball” Clemons...
Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 10:08 AM
(Toronto, ON) – Ontario’s police leaders are calling for “substantive and sweeping” changes to the current police discipline system – including suspension without pay – in order to address issues of public trust, confidence, and transparency when an officer commits serious misconduct. A resolution requesting changes to the police discipline system, including the suspension issue, was passed by OACP members at the association’s 2021 Annual General Meeting held in June.
“The current and proposed (under...
Posted on Wednesday, July 07, 2021 09:45 AM
(Toronto, ON) - As part of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) ongoing efforts to enhance road safety and the safety of front-line police personnel engaged in traffic enforcement, police leaders are calling on the Government of Ontario to expand and mandate the use of automated speed enforcement on all municipal and provincial highways across Ontario. OACP members passed a resolution supporting this position at the association’s 2021 Annual General Meeting in June.