OPP Association President John Cerasuolo and OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique join the 10-5 Podcast for our annual “Year in Review” episode. As this episode was recorded on December 19, 2022, OPPA President Cerasuolo shares a brief message regarding the on-duty death of Provincial Constable Grzegorz “Greg” Pierzchala prior to the start of the episode.

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Topics of discussion include officers lost in the line of duty in 2022, the Ontario Police Memorial and Canadian Police Memorial, staffing and recruiting, fleet issues, and “three wishes” for the future.

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Members can access the staffing shortage form at oppa.ca/staffingform (log in required).

Members can also report staffing issues by calling us at 1-800-461-4282 and selecting option number 9.

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If you have any questions about this episode of the 10-5 Podcast, please email us at communications@oppa.ca