Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

August 21, 2014 14:00 ET

Media Advisory: 109th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP)-Victoria, B.C.

CACP First - National Media May Participate

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 21, 2014) - The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) will be holding it's 109th National Conference in Victoria, British Columbia August 24-27, 2014. The conference is co-hosted with the Victoria Police Department and the Canadian Forces Military Police Group.

* For the first time, the CACP will provide access to remote media via teleconferencing services for each of the media conferences listed below. Call in procedures are attached.

The following provides a schedule of media conferences and releases during this period:

Monday, August 25, 2014:

Media Conference* - 10:00 a.m. (PST) - Victoria Conference Centre, Esquimalt Room - 720 Douglas St, Victoria, BC

  • CACP Commence 109th Annual Conference "Leading Through Crisis"
  • Chief Constable Jim Chu Ends Term as CACP President, Reflects on 2-year Term
  • Announcement of CACP/Motorola Award & CACP Voluntary Service Award Recipients

Chief Constable Jim Chu (CACP President), Chief Constable Frank Elsner (Victoria Police Department), Colonel Rob Delaney (Canadian Forces Military Police Group)

Media Release to follow (posted at www.CACP.ca )

Tuesday, August 26, 2014:

Media Conference* - 10:30 a.m. (PST) - Victoria Conference Centre, Esquimalt Room - 720 Douglas St, Victoria, BC

  • Announcement of New President of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
  • New President Discusses Key Priorities Moving Forward
  • Resolutions Adopted at the CACP AGM
  • CACP Announces International Policing Award Recipients

Newly Elected President

Media Release to follow (posted at www.CACP.ca )

Wednesday, August 27, 2014:

  • Report Recommends Ways to Better Prepare Police For Contact With Persons With Mental illness.
  • CACP Wraps Up 109th Annual Conference
  • Bank of Canada Award and National Police Award for Traffic Safety Award Recipients Announced

Technical Briefing to Media* - 9:15 a.m. (PST) - Victoria Conference Centre, Esquimalt Room - 720 Douglas St, Victoria, BC

The media will have an opportunity to review the TEMPO (Training and Education about Mental Health for Police Organizations) report released at the conference Dr. Terry Coleman and Dorothy Cotton (co-authors). Dr. Coleman will be on hand to respond to questions.

Media Conference* - 10:00 a.m. (PST) - Victoria Conference Centre, Esquimalt Room - 720 Douglas St, Victoria, BC

Newly elected President of the CACP, Dr. Terry Coleman, Chief Constable Frank Elsner (Victoria Police Department), Colonel Rob Delaney (Canadian Forces Military Police Group)

Media Release to follow (posted at www.CACP.ca )

* Call-In Procedures:

Media may call in to participate:

  1. Dial 1-866-835-7775
  2. Enter the Conference Code when prompted: 7566761055 followed by #
  3. You will be on hold until moderator signs on and brings everyone together.

The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police was established in 1905 and represents approximately 1,000 police leaders from across Canada. The Association is dedicated to the support and promotion of efficient law enforcement and to the protection and security of the people of Canada. Through its member police chiefs and other senior police executives, the CACP represents in excess of 90% of the police community in Canada which include federal, First Nations, provincial, regional and municipal, transportation and military police leaders.

Contact Information

  • Timothy M. Smith
    Government Relations and Strategic Communications
    Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
    Mobile: 613-601-0692
    timsmith2000@rogers.com

    Cst. Mike Russell
    Media Spokesperson
    Victoria Police Department
    Mobile: 250-883-6118
    Mike.russell@vicpd.ca

    Major Yves Desbiens
    Public Affairs Officer
    Canadian Forces Military Police
    Mobile: 613-894-9162
    YVES.DESBIENS2@forces.gc.ca