Establishment and Funding of Tactical Training Centre at the Ontario Police College
June 24, 2009
WHEREAS the Ontario Police College (OPC) has a mandate to train police officers throughout the Province of Ontario; and
WHEREAS the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police believes that it is appropriate for training necessary for all police services in Ontario to be conducted at OPC; and
WHEREAS there is a need for a Tactical Training Centre at OPC to allow for cooperative and multi-service tactical training; and
WHEREAS OPC is uniquely positioned to provide the stewardship for a tactical training centre; and
WHEREAS police leaders, through the OACP, have previously endorsed a proposed Tactical Training Centre at OPC.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police again calls on the Government of Ontario to fund construction of a Tactical Training Centre at the Ontario Police College.
Chief Gerry McEwin, Director, Zone 5