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Professional development opportunity

OWLE Members, We have an exciting professional development opportunity to announce. We are continuing our partnership with the Canadian Institute. The 11th Annual Law of Policing Conference addresses the most pressing issues facing police services, police associations, police boards, peace officers, special constables and their counsel. Hear critical legal and legislative updates to ensure your...

An Ontario Women in Law Enforcement message from our Board of Directors and Board of Trustees.

In this unprecedented time when so much is being expected of our first responders we want to thank you. We are sending thoughts of gratitude to all of you who are working hard to protect our communities. Every day you show us your courage, compassion and your ability to persevere. Please remember that self-care (both...

2020 OWLE Awards Banquet – Cancelled

Good afternoon, we have been monitoring the events over the past week as the Covid-19 situation has been dynamically changing. The health and safety of our community is of utmost importance and in consideration of keeping our first responders safe we along with our Advisory Committee are choosing to cancel the 22nd Annual...

Survey of Canadian Police Officers’ Experiences in the Workplace

Invitation to participate in research My name is Lesley Bikos and I am a Ph.D. student within the Sociology Department at Western University in London, Ontario. As a former police officer, I am interested in studying the experiences of police officers within their workplace environment. Previous research has identified many challenges experienced by police officers on...

IAWP Free-90 day trial!

During the free trial period almost ALL of the benefits of regular membership are extended: Access to the member's only site, access to view the IAWP Region reports to see what is happening in your IAWP Region, access to the Member Directory to see other contacts in the organization, WomenPolice Magazine online, and much...

CBC true crime series THE DETECTIVES is looking for intriguing and interesting homicide cases for season 3

WAM MEDIA and the CBC true crime series THE DETECTIVES is looking for intriguing and interesting homicide cases for season 3 of our show, where the lead investigator is a woman.  We will consider all kinds of cases, other than ones where there is a history of domestic abuse, or drug-related crimes.   Please...

IAWP Announces 2019 Heritage Award Recipient

The IAWP is pleased to announce the 2019 Heritage Award recipient is Myra G. James. Retired Sergeant Myra James has been a member of the IAWP since 1993 and a life member since 1994. She joined the Hamilton Police Service, Ontario, Canada in 1988 retiring in 2018 after 30 years’ service during which she...

Introducing a Documentary Project, ‘comingoutcops’

The Ontario Association Chiefs of Police (OACP) is pleased to advise that Serving With Pride (SWP), Toronto Police Service – LGBTQ Internal Support Network (TPS-LGBTQ ISN) and Ottawa Police Service in partnership with DFF Productions will be announcing a new documentary project called ‘comingoutcops’.