Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 01:25 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to award the OACP 2022 Award of Excellence in Community Safety, Wellness, and Crime Prevention to Provincial Constable (PC) Andrea Degagne with the Ontario Provincial Police.
This award is presented in recognition of the accomplishments of an officer and their community partners working together to improve community safety and well-being.
As the Community Services Officer in the Sioux Lookout Detachment, PC Degagne advocates tirelessly...
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 01:20 PM
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to award the 2022 OACP Award of Excellence in Traffic Safety to York Regional Police’s Project Takeover.
This award is presented to an individual or police organization that creates, develops, and implements Ontario’s most successful traffic safety program.
In 2020, police services in the Greater Toronto Area identified a notable rise in organized street racing and stunt driving. In addition, street racing groups were organized...
Media Release: Updated Out of the Shadows Resource Document Shows True Face of Organized Crime in ON
Posted on Friday, June 10, 2022 01:56 PM
Media Release Updated Out of the Shadows Resource Document Shows True Face of Organized Crime in Ontario
For Immediate Release: June 10, 2022
(Toronto, ON) – Ontario’s police leaders have released an updated report on the realities of organized crime in Ontario. The latest version of the Out of the Shadows report addresses common misconceptions and beliefs people may have about organized crime – particularly regarding its structure, composition, methods of operation,...
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2022 07:15 PM
Nishan Duraiappah is Chief of the Peel Regional Police Service. Dale McFee is Chief of the Edmonton Police Service.
In the face of the appalling rise of opioid deaths across Canada, the debate over how to reverse this tragic trend has become increasingly polemical and divisive. We need to find solutions that break this deadlock. Despite the rhetoric on all sides, there are no simple or guaranteed solutions. Perhaps the only reality on which we all agree is that the status...
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 04:13 PM
June 1, 2022
CACP Statement: Bill C-21 - Firearms
On May 30, 2022, the federal government of Canada announced the introduction of an amended Bill C-21 to help reduce gun violence in Canada.
The CACP believes that the proposed legislation recognizes that stopping gun violence requires a whole of society approach including education and prevention to address root causes, and law enforcement to help stop the criminal elements who are perpetrating violence in our communities. We believe Bill...