"Earlier this month, our OPP members in Perth, Ontario responded to a disturbance call at a local bar. Media and social media attention resulted. The bar owners publicly defended our officers' conduct as professional. Our officers acted in accordance with their training, and we stand by their actions.
This week, myself and members of the OPP Association attended at the bar and personally thanked the bar owners for their support of our members. We are grateful for the support of our communities that we serve, often in very stressful circumstances, especially during the added stressful times of the pandemic."
President and CEO
Ontario Provincial Police Association