DRP is proud to be hosting the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Diversity Committee at a meeting at Regional Headquarters. The committee meets throughout the year to discuss the importance of diversity in law-enforcement organizations.
By developing tools and resourcing, and sharing that information with police services in regards to diversity issues, the committee hopes to positively address concerns in our communities.
Topics such as Policing & the LGBTQ Community, Workplace Accommodation, Hate Crimes, Inequality and Racial Profiling are all addressed at these meetings.
Vice-Chair of the committee, DRP Deputy Chief Paul Martin, shares the best practices with our Service. “It shows our commitment as leaders in policing, to proactively address and be accountable to our citizens, and it allows us to evolve as an organization.”
The committee is comprised of members from DRPS, Toronto PS, Sarnia PS, Waterloo PS, the OACP, the Association of Black Law Enforcers, Halton Regional PS, Niagara Regional PS, York Region PS, OPP, Peel Regional PS, Greater Sudbury PS and Ottawa PS.
For more about DRP's intiatives, please visit our Diversity & Inclusivity Unit page.
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Members of the Diversity Committee discuss issues and how they effect policing organizations (JPG file, 368.2K bytes)