Posted on Tuesday, October 06, 2020 10:29 AM
Police leaders across the Province have been unequivocal in standing with their communities to oppose racism in any form, including acts of racism and discrimination by police professionals. In a statement released on June 5, 2020, OACP President Chief Paul Pedersen stated:
“Racism, in any form, is evil. Recent demonstrations across North America have made it clear that racism – and specifically systemic racism – is an evil that continues to plague our society. As police professionals, we must...
Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 01:24 PM
In Loving Memory of Chief William (Bill) Hackett (Ret.), Kingston Police
January 29, 2021
"Bill joined the Kingston Police in 1951 and held several key senior positions, including 13 years as Deputy Chief, before being appointed Chief of Police in 1994. Bill distinguished himself as a tenacious investigator and a courageous officer willing to risk his life in an effort to protect the public from dangerous individuals." - Chief Antje McNeely, Kingston Police
Posted on Tuesday, September 08, 2020 03:27 PM
Date: September 4, 2020
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has launched a provincial pilot in Ontario for applicants for the position of Police Constable with Canada’s national police service who require a certificate of completion at the pre-screening stage. TNT Justice Consultants is administering the certificate program on behalf of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) and the RCMP. This RCMP-specific certificate will be referred to as the “TNT certificate”.
Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 03:00 PM
School Resource Officer (SRO) Programs are utilized by many police services in Ontario as collaborative, community-based initiatives to promote safe environments for members of educational communities. SRO programs allow police officers, typically assigned to one elementary or high school on a full-time basis, to conduct daily interactions with students and other members of an educational community. Some SRO models employ officers who serve a group of schools. SROs are also sometimes...