News from Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP)

The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police represents the RCMP, the OPP, First Nations, and Municipal Police Services. Its philosophy is to promote competent administration of policing services; to co-ordinate police training and education; to provide a timely and efficient flow of information to its members; and to address membership concerns and priorities through a unified voice to government.

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Police Leaders Call for 'De-Emphasizing' the Role of Police in Mental Health and Addiction Issues

Ontario's police leaders have passed a resolution which calls for "de-emphasizing" the role of police in mental health/addiction cases, support for health care professionals in the community, and a robust mental health and addiction system as the way to address mental health issues.

Posted:
July 04, 2011