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Youth in Policing Initiative - Winter/Spring Graduation,
Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 10 a.m.,
Toronto Police College, 70 Birmingham Street, in Theatres 1 & 2

Broadcast time: 17:15
Friday, June 21, 2019

Community Partnerships and Engagement Unit

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 10 a.m., please join Assistant Deputy Minister David Mitchell, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, Chair of the Toronto Police Services Board Andy Pringle and Toronto Police Service Deputy Chief Peter Yuen of Communities and Neighbourhoods Command in Theatres 1 and 2 at the Toronto Police College (70 Birmingham St.) as they congratulate young people from across the city on graduating from the 2019 Winter/Spring Youth in Policing Initiative.

The Youth in Policing Initiative is a partnership between the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Service, the Toronto Police Services Board and the Toronto Police Serve and part of the Government of Ontario's Youth Opportunities Strategy. This Strategy is helping to build stronger communities by establishing and expanding community programs that help youth achieve a brighter future.

These students were assigned and worked at the Mounted Unit, East and North Collision Centres and throughout the 16 Divisions of the Toronto Police Service; where they gained job experience and life skills through their work with police officers, civilian employees and community members. They also had a chance to participate in several crime prevention initiatives, community events and training opportunities.

The young people in this program, aged 15-18, represented neighbourhoods throughout the city, including: Mount Olive-Silverstone-Jamestown, Thistletown-Beaumond Height, Elms- Old Rexdale, Victoria Village, Flemingdon Park, Thorncliffe Park, Regent Parks, West Hill, Woburn, Eglington East and Scarborough Village.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Superintendent David Rydzik, Community Partnership and Engagement Unit