RETIRED DEPUTY COMMISSIONER LAWRENCE (LARRY) BEECHEY, Badge #5864, passed away on August 16, 2017. Larry served at Bracebridge, Brantford, Sault Ste. Marie and Ottawa/Carleton Detachments, Staff Development & Training East Region HQ, Superintendent (Director of Support) East Region HQ and Chief Superintendent East Region HQ before retiring as Deputy Commissioner Provincial Command Traffic Safety and Operational Support on June 30, 2015.

Larry is survived by his wife Carole, daughter Jaime, son OPP Detective Sergeant Chris Beechey (East Region Supervisor Regional Intel Coordinator), daughter-in-law Janice Beechey (OPP CO2 PCC – Smiths Falls), brother-in-law Retired OPP Sergeant Robert Osman (Owen Sound), niece OPP Constable Lynn Lauzon (Niagara HSD), nephew OPP Constable Marc Lauzon (Niagara HSD) and nephew OPP Constable Nick Lacourse (Ottawa Traffic).