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Media advisory,
Monday, May 14, 2018, 10 a.m.,
Police headquarters, 40 College Street,
Police Week kick-off



Broadcast time: 04:59
Monday, May 14, 2018

Corporate Communications
416-808-7100


Police Week in Ontario is an annual event dedicated to promoting crime prevention, recognition, and awareness of police services in the community. It is also an opportunity to commend current police officers for their dedication and commitment in keeping our communities safe.

This year, Sunday, May 13, 2018, through Saturday, May 19, 2018 is designated Police Week in Ontario. The theme for this year is "Celebrating Policing and Community Partnerships." It supports a collaborative approach towards safer and healthier communities in Ontario, while also recognizing the important role of the police in helping to achieve that goal. Further, it celebrates the positive relationships between local police officers and their community.

On Monday, May 14, 2018, at 10 a.m., at police headquarters, 40 College Street, Chief Mark Saunders and the Toronto Police Service will be kicking off Police Week with an open house. Various TPS units and officers will be on hand to demonstrate police equipment and answer questions from the public. The national anthem will be sung by students from Church Street Public School.

The following units will be participating in the open house:

Operations Support - TPS Museum and Discovery Centre
Emergency Task Force
Employment Unit
Forensic Identification Services
Marine Unit
Mounted Unit
Police Dog Services
Traffic Services
Community Partnerships and Engagement Unit
TPS Auxiliary Officers
Talent Acquisition


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Deborah Hartford, Operations Support