Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 01:31 PM
Thank you to all Ontario police services for supporting Police Week! Your pride in your organization and your people was evident. We were delighted to see many Ontarians express their appreciation for the women and men who serve as part of law enforcement organizations across our province. You can follow the Police Week social media via #PoliceWeekON.
The OACP was also proud to support the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police’s (CACP) efforts at the national level in promoting Police Week...
Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 01:27 PM
Police personnel across Ontario work tirelessly every day serving their communities. That’s why the OACP is proud to honour exceptional individuals and organizations with our Annual Awards. During Police Week, the following Annual Award recipients were announced:
2021 OACP Community Safety and Crime Prevention Award I Constable Matthew Borch, Toronto Police Service
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2021 OACP School Resource Officer - Award of Excellence...
Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 01:23 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is proud to support the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) in supporting Canada Road Safety Week, a 7-day national campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This annual awareness campaign, which takes place from May 18 to 24, 2021, is designed to increase public compliance with safe driving measures in order to save lives and reduce injuries on Canada’s roads. The focus of this campaign continues to be on behaviours...
Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 01:16 PM
On May 11, 2021, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) issued a statement calling for justice sector organizations – including police – to implement measures aimed at limiting the number of individuals in correctional facilities or in custody. A number of the recommendations were identified specifically to police organizations.
The OACP shares the concerns of the OHRC with regards to high prison populations, particularly during the current pandemic. The overcrowding of correctional facilities...
Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 11:38 AM
Detective Constable Stuart Parsons of the Toronto Police Service has been awarded the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Lifetime Achievement in Traffic Safety Award.
This award is presented to individual who has clearly devoted themselves and their policing efforts to furthering traffic safety in Ontario.
Throughout his 32-year career with the Toronto Police Service, Detective Constable Parsons has worked in the Traffic Services Unit, committing his career to traffic safety, traffic-related...