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Posted On Friday, August 26, 2022

On Aug. 26, 2022, Peel Regional Police released results of the 2021 Use of Force Report.
Peel Regional Police and Professor Akwasi Owusu-Bempah presented a report at the Peel Police Services Board meeting that identified the following key findings:
Since 2020, there has been a 15.62 % decrease in the number of times a type of force was applied on a member of the public. In Black individuals, use of force applications have reduced by 21.68% and by 30.41% for South Asian.
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Posted On Thursday, June 30, 2022

social media images_1200x630Peel Regional Police is pleased to present its annual report for the 2021 fiscal year , where strategic priorities on Peel’s community, people and work continued to remain a key focus.
“Like the previous year, 2021 was another defining year in policing, where we continued as an organization to move forward to achieve our goals,” said Peel Regional Police Chief Nishan Duraiappah. “We're proud of everything we accomplished and look forward to continuing...

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Posted On Friday, May 27, 2022

After thousands of community votes were cast from across the U.S. and Canada, Constable Judith Solomon has been awarded the Axon RISE Officer Award  in recognitionof her incredible courage and heroism.
In the early hours of February 7, 2022, Peel Regional Police received multiple 9-1-1 calls from panicked community members reporting that a female had been stabbed at a pharmacy in the City of Brampton.
Constable Judith Solomon was the first one to respond to the...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 18, 2022

MuralWhen officers Megan Finnie and Jillian Missen had an idea to create an art project focusing on mental health, they wanted students to be the mastermind behind the art, so in collaboration with students from St. Thomas Aquinas and Brampton Multicultural Centre’s Newcomer Settlement Program, the two Community Mobilization officers launched City Expressions.
 “In knowing that mental health is a powerful discussion, especially for teenagers who just endured two...

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Posted On Monday, May 16, 2022

Abigail and Richard Cst. Abigail Langton and Cst. Richard Chin from Peel Regional Police’s 22 Divisional Mobilization Unit (DMU) know just how the kindest of gestures can make a big difference.
In October 2021, while on a daily walk in a popular locality of Mississauga, Cst. Langton and Chin met a man, who appeared to be experiencing homelessness and showing signs of frostbite on his leg.
“While speaking with him, we came to know quickly that he had been living on the streets...

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