Board Meeting Highlights - June 22, 2022
2021 York Regional Police Annual Report
The 2021 Annual Report profiles the objectives, performance indicators and accomplishments achieved by the York Regional Police. It includes data on the cost of policing, administration of public complaints, information on community engagement, enforcement statistics, crime statistics and data on the collection of identifying information. 2021 York Regional Police Annual Report
Photobook Commemorates 50th Anniversary of York Regional Police
York Regional Police compiled a photobook highlighting the last 50 years of policing in York Region. The book is 258 pages in length and includes historic images recovered and restored from archives of members past and present. Two years of research was conducted to review historic newspapers, reports, magazines, and other media, which is reflected in the accompanying stories in the book. All proceeds from the sale of the book will go to Special Olympics Ontario and United Way.
Purchase of Conducted Energy Weapons
Conducted Energy Weapons (CEW) have been approved for law enforcement use by the Ministry of the Solicitor General since 2002. The CEW program was originally implemented by York Regional Police in 2014, where the earlier Taser X2 CEW platform was first integrated. CEWs are a less lethal force option than firearms.
At its June meeting, the Board approved the direct purchase and supply of the Taser 7 CEW. York Regional Police is replacing and transitioning from the current Taser X2 CEW Platform to the new Taser 7 CEW model which has many technological advantages over the Taser X2 model. Major advancements include a rechargeable battery, automatic download of data/evidence and automatic device updates. Conducted Energy Weapons Board Report
Next Regular Meeting of the Police Services Board
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 9:15 a.m.
The meeting will be live-streamed on YouTube. Further instructions on the broadcast will be posted on the Board website.
Contact: Mafalda Avellino, Executive Director, email@example.com.
The Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board is a seven-member civilian Board that oversees and governs the York Regional Police and is comprised of one member as Head of Municipal Council; three members are appointed by resolution of Regional Council and three by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
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