The 19 new officers, who are part of Class 500, completed their training at the Ontario Police College in Aylmer, and the Ontario Provincial Police Academy in Orillia. The new Provincial Constables have been deployed to the following detachments:
· Bracebridge – 1 officer
· City of Kawartha Lakes – 3 officers
· Huntsville – 1 officer
· Northumberland – 2 officers
· Nottawasaga – 7 officers
· Orillia – 1 officer
· Peterborough County – 1 officer
· Southern Georgian Bay – 3 officers
“Today marks the start of a remarkable career for the 19 Provincial Constables joining Central Region. With diverse backgrounds and experience, these officers provide a wealth of knowledge and prospective to further enhance our ability to deliver exceptional frontline policing service. We remain committed to work collaboratively with our communities to prevent crime, enhance public safety, and reduce fatalities and injuries on our roadways, waterways and trails. Congratulations and thank you to our newest officers for their dedication and commitment to serve with pride, professionalism and honour.”
– Chief Superintendent Dwight Peer, Central Region, Ontario Provincial Police
The OPP is dedicated to ensuring open, accessible, equitable 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, persons with disabilities, women, persons from racialized groups, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, those who are able to speak fluently in other languages, and anyone committed to a rewarding career in public service. The OPP is an equal opportunity employer and accommodations will be provided in all stages of our hiring processes as necessary.
The OPP is one of North America’s largest deployed police services with more than 5,500 uniform officers, 2,500 civilian employees and 600 auxiliary members. The OPP provides essential services that ensure the safety and security of the people and visitors to the Province of Ontario. For more information on the OPP hiring process, visit www.opp.ca/careers.