Ottawa Featured

August 1, 2020
Nolan Russell, then 7, punches the air in happiness after mounting the Clydesdale named Russell in honor of his father, who died on duty in 2011. June 21, 2016. - Chris So/Toronto Star

The Passing of Russell

Given the long association of the Force with equine companions and in common cause with other Canadian Police Forces it was felt that we should recognize and sympathize with the Toronto Police Service in the death of a unique horse from their mounted unit. A special member of the Toronto Police Service’s (TPS) Mounted Unit has died.
July 26, 2020

Bob Harriman Painting of “Operation Morale Builder” Airdrie Detachment

A close friend of Ron Wesner, Bob Harriman, crafted this beautiful painting of our Drive By at Airdrie Detachment. Bob wishes to donate the painting to the Members of Airdrie Detachment and arrangements are currently underway to do so.
July 22, 2020
Minister of Justice Cliff Cullen

Manitoba Minister of Justice Cliff Cullen

I would like to first express my appreciation for your service, and for the commitment demonstrated by law enforcement officers across Manitoba to their respective communities.
July 21, 2020

Undermining trust in police is dangerous for us all

As anti-police rhetoric in Canada has intensified over the past weeks, I confess that the Mountie in me has been stirred to anger. Not because of what one might assume – that I refuse to acknowledge that serious mistakes have been made, or that I am eager to let police leadership off the proverbial hook – but rather, because of the volume of quick, easy and short-sighted criticism from our politicians and pundits, much of it proffered without any balance or nuance.
July 29, 2019

OPP 50th Anniversary Collectible Challenge Coins Available for Purchase

The Ontario Provincial Police Veterans’ Association is celebrating their 50th Anniversary and have available for purchase a collectible challenge coin. They will not be re-ordering so […]