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OPP Launch Civilian Police Academy - Applications Wanted

Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Dec 3 05:56:50 MST 2018

(CHATSWORTH, ON) - Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Bruce Peninsula OPP are pleased to announce the inaugural launch of the Civilian Police Academy.

The Civilian Police Academy is launching to give residents (ages 18+) of Grey County and Bruce Peninsula an opportunity to learn first-hand about policing issues, policies and programs in their communities. The program is designed to let you see firsthand what police are doing in your community, every day.

The goals of the Academy is to provide a better understanding of policing in Grey County and Bruce Peninsula, provide stronger citizen/police relationships, reduce crime and enhance the lines of communication.

There will be eight sessions on Wednesday evenings (6:00pm - 8:30pm) starting February 6 to March 27, 2019. The sessions will take place at either the Chatsworth or Wiarton OPP Detachments.

Session topics will include presentations from (subject to change):

Major Crime Unit
Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU)
Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Canine Unit (K9)
Victim Services
Crime Stoppers
Mental Health and Community Mobilization Officer
Community Safety Officer (CSO), School and Youth Resource Officer
Forensic Identification Unit (FIS) and Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO)
Crown Attorney
Recruitment Unit
Auxiliary Unit
Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU)
Traffic Enforcement and Motor Vehicle Collision Investigation
Cyber Crime Unit
Human Trafficking


Subjects are discussed in an effort to make participants familiar with the different operations of the OPP. The course is not intended to train people to be police officers and is not solely for people interested in a career in policing.

There are limited spots available. Interested applicants should email their contact information along with a brief explanation of why they are interested in participating to Sgt. Nigel Heels at nigel.heels@opp.ca or Sgt. Nigel Heels can also be reached directly at 519-375-6179 if you have any questions.

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