Board Meeting Highlights - March 21, 2018
Victim Services of York Region
The Board approved sponsorship in support of Victim Services of York Region which is a charitable organization that works in partnership with York Regional Police to provide 24-hour crisis intervention support to persons victimized by crime and tragic circumstance.
Police Appreciation Night
The Board approved sponsorship for the Annual Police Appreciation Night to be held on May 16, 2018 in Woodbridge, ON. The mission of the Organizing Committee is to support the mandate of York Regional Police by organizing and conducting events that will raise money to fund police programs and police equipment.
Ontario Association of Police Services Boards
The Board approved sponsorship for the OAPSB Annual Conference taking place May 24 - 26, 2018 in Blue Mountain, ON. The Ontario Association of Police Services Boards is the leading voice of police governance in Ontario.
Ontario Women in Law Enforcement
The Board purchased a corporate table in support of the Annual OWLE Awards Banquet to be held on May 4, 2018 in Mississauga, ON. The Ontario Women in Law Enforcement recognizes the significant contributions of women in law enforcement across Ontario.
Report on Ontario Regulation 58/16: Collection of Identifying Information in Certain Circumstances (Street Checks)
The Chief submitted a report to the Board pursuant to Board Policy No. 01/16 Collection of Identifying Information in Certain Circumstances – Prohibition and Duties and pursuant to Ontario Regulation 58/16 which prohibits police officers from arbitrarily stopping and requesting identifying information from members of the public. The Chief is required to report annually on compliance with the Regulation.
Board Proposal on Bill 175, Safer Ontario Act, 2018
The Board made a written submission to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on Bill 175 which includes a number of proposals to strengthen governance and oversight and to increase policing cost efficiencies. On March 8, 2018, the Bill passed in the Legislature.
Next Police Services Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Location: Committee Room A, York Region Administrative Centre, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket.
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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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