Central region

Ontario Provincial Police Welcomes 13 New Officers to Central Region

PRESS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Central Region welcomes 13 provincial officers who graduated Thursday after completing their training at the Ontario Police College in Aylmer and the Provincial Police Academy in Ontario to Orillia.

The 13 new officers, part of Class 496, join the Central Region with diverse backgrounds and experience, and are committed to working collaboratively with our communities to prevent crime and improve public safety.

The new provincial constables have been deployed to the following detachments:

  • Caledon (an officer)
  • City of Kawartha Lakes (three officers)
  • Collingwood (two officers)
  • Dufferin (an officer)
  • Haliburton Highlands (one officer)
  • Huntsville (one officer)
  • Northumberland (one officer)
  • Orillia (three officers)

“I personally welcome the 13 officers who have joined the Central region. Community engagement is the cornerstone of policing and these officers will be a much needed addition to our detachments to deliver exceptional frontline service and support our commitment to reducing deaths and injuries on our roads, waterways and trails. We are committed to working with our community and municipal partners to enhance public safety and promote the well-being of our communities. Thank you for the dedication already demonstrated by our new Provincial Constables as they begin their rewarding careers to serve with pride, professionalism and honor. – Chief Superintendent. Dwight Peer, Central Region, Ontario Provincial Police

The Ontario Provincial Police is committed to ensuring open, accessible, fair and respectful workplaces, and is committed to reflecting the diverse communities it serves. We encourage applications from members of our diverse communities, including Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, women, people from racialized groups, 2SLGBTQ+ people, people who can speak other languages ​​fluently, and anyone engaged in a rewarding career in public service. The OPP is an equal opportunity employer and accommodation will be provided throughout all stages of our hiring processes, as needed.

The OPP is one of the largest deployed police services in North America with over 5,500 uniformed officers, 2,500 civilian employees and 600 auxiliary members. The Ontario Provincial Police provide essential services that ensure the safety and security of people and visitors to the Province of Ontario. For more information on the OPP hiring process, visit www.opp.ca/careers.

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