SOURCE: Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

August 11, 2016 12:14 ET

Media Advisory/Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) Schedule of Media Conferences and Releases 111th Annual Conference -- Ottawa, Ontario

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - August 11, 2016) - The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) will be holding it's 111th National Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, August 14-17 2016. The conference is co-hosted with the Ottawa Police Service.

  • Note: The CACP will provide access to remote media to ask questions via teleconferencing services for each of the media conferences. Call in procedures are provided below.

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

Monday, August 15, 2016:

  • Media Conference* - 10:00 a.m. - Shaw Conference Centre - Room 210 South Atrium
  • CACP Commences 111th Annual Conference "Public Safety in a Digital Age: Real Victims - Real Crime"
  • CACP President Chief Weighill and Chief Charles Bordeleau (Ottawa Police Service) discuss conference theme and objectives joined by Chief Supt. Jeff Adam (RCMP), D/Chief Scott Tod (North Bay Police Service) as subject matter experts
  • CACP President Chief Clive Weighill reflects on 2-year term as CACP President
  • CACP/Motorola Award for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness, CACP Volunteer Recognition Award.

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

Tuesday, August 16, 2016:

  • Media Conference* - 10:15 a.m. - Shaw Conference Centre - Room 210 South Atrium
  • Introduction of new CACP President, Key Priorities Moving Forward
  • Resolutions adopted at the CACP AGM
  • 'Going Dark' and the Challenges of Collecting Electronic Evidence - Chief Terrence Cunningham, President, International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Backgrounder: http://www.theiacp.org/portals/0/documents/pdfs/IACPSummitReportGoingDark.pdf
  • Canadian Context - Assistant Commissioner Joe Oliver, RCMP

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

Wednesday, August 17, 2016:

  • Media Conference* - 1:45 p.m. - Westin Hotel - Ontario Room, 3rd floor
  • CACP Wraps Up 111th Annual Conference
  • New CACP President and Chief Charles Bordeleau (Ottawa Police Service) discuss conference outcomes and are joined by Chief Supt. Jeff Adam (RCMP), D/Chief Scott Tod (North Bay Police Service) as subject matter experts
  • The National Police Award for Traffic Safety and Road Safety Lifetime Achievement Award, Bank of Canada Award, Canadian Bankers Law Enforcement Award

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 (RCMP), First Nations, provincial, regional and municipal, transportation and military police leaders.

Bios of Key Media Conference Speakers:

Chief Clive Weighill -- President, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, C.O.M.

Chief Weighill served 31 years with the Regina Police Service, prior to joining the Saskatoon Police Service in 2006. In Regina he worked in Patrol, Communications, Crime Prevention, Commercial Crime, Property Crime, Drugs, Vice, Planning and Research and Senior Administration.

Chief Weighill has lectured to universities, police colleges, national conferences, federal, provincial and municipal governments regarding; crime trends, community policing, organized crime, street gangs, vehicle theft, leadership, and the future of policing.

Chief Weighill holds certificates in Administration and in Continuing Education/ Administrative Development from the University of Regina. He has attended Executive courses at the Canadian Police College, the Banff School of Management and has graduated from the Senior Management Institute for Police, held in Boston and sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum in the United States.

Chief Charles Bordeleau -- Ottawa Police Service

Born and raised in Ottawa, Charles Bordeleau began his policing career in 1984 and was sworn in as Chief of the Ottawa Police Service on March 5, 2012.

Chief Bordeleau sits on the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) International Committee and represents the CACP on the Board o Directors or the Special Olympics Canada. He is President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police's (OACP).

In 2012, he was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contribution in building a safe and inclusive community. In September 2014 Chief Bordeleau was invested as an Officer of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces.

Chief Terrence M. Cunningham -- President, International Association of Chiefs of Police

Chief M. Cunningham has more than 32 years of experience as a police officer, 16 as Chief of Police. During his distinguished career in professional policing, he has served as President of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, Vice President for four years and Chairman of the Legislative Committee for the past eight years. He is currently a member of the Executive Board of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Greater Boston Police Council and the New England Association of Chiefs of Police. Chief Cunningham is a founder and immediate past President of the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council (Metro-LEC).

Chief Cunningham is a graduate of the New England Institute of Law Enforcement Management at Babson College, the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar at Quantico VA and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education. He holds both a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University and a Master's Degree.

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Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:

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

    Ottawa Police Service Media Relations
    Ottawa Police Service
    613-236-1222 ext. 5366
    E: Media.relations@ottawapolice.ca