Police initiative graduates laud benefits of program

Chief Mark Saunders, Mary Anne Chambers with YIPI co-valedictorians Alesha Turcott and Aqib Mannan.
By Admin 31.08.2016

By RON FANFAIR Most people are afraid to get their hands dirty. Not Alesha Turcott, whose hands and clothes are often filled with engine grease and oil stains while assisting her uncle who has a mechanic shop in Alberta. This …

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Community volunteers honoured for service

Chris Campbell receives the John Herra Award from Inspector Reuben Stroble
By Admin 20.04.2016

By RON FANFAIR Immigrants need all the help they can get to assimilate into a new environment. For Chris Campbell, it seemed like everywhere he turned after arriving from Jamaica nearly three decades ago, there was a welcoming hand to …

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Peter Sloly lauded at community reception

Retired deputy police chief Peter Sloly with his wife Leyla and parents Michael and Authurine
By Admin 23.03.2016

By RON FANFAIR Inheriting the values and traits of his parents who made huge personal sacrifices when migrating from Jamaica four decades ago for a better future for their three sons, Peter Sloly rose through the Toronto Police Service (TPS) …

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It would have been untenable for Sloly to stick around

By Patrick Hunter 17.02.2016

By PATRICK HUNTER It probably should not have come as a surprise that Deputy Chief Peter Sloly “chose” to sever his relationship with the Toronto Police Service, yet it did – at least to me. I somehow thought that he …

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Report shows progress in community-police relationship

By Admin 13.01.2016

By TOM GODFREY Toronto Police say they’re making inroads in reaching out, recruiting and dealing with members of our diversified communities, according to a report on race relations. The 2014 annual Race and Ethnocultural Equity Policy report that reviews the …

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Community groups salute TPS Chief Mark Saunders

Chief Mark Saunders with JCA president Barry Coke (left) and consul general Lloyd Wilks.
By Admin 01.10.2015

Tough lessons learned as early as in elementary school has put Toronto Police Service (TPS) Chief Mark Saunders in an enviable position to see the city through a lens much different than any of his predecessors.

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TAVIS cuts good

By Admin 17.09.2015

The provincial Liberal government plans to slash funding of the Toronto Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy (TAVIS) by $5 million, almost half the provincial funding of this police project. This announcement comes at a time when the Liberal government has been holding …

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TPS graduating class advised to exemplify professionalism

Former JCA president Audrey Campbell and Toronto Police rookie Amy Beckles.
By Admin 16.09.2015

Trust between law enforcement agencies and the people they protect and serve is essential to the stability of communities, the integrity of the criminal justice system and the safe and effective delivery of policing services, says former Jamaica Canadian Association (JCA) president, Audrey Campbell.

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