It is with great sorrow and sadness that we announce the on-duty death of Provincial Constable Marc Hovingh, Badge# 8340 of Little Current Detachment following a shooting incident while responding to a call on Manitoulin Island earlier today.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Provincial Constable Hovingh’s family and colleagues at this difficult time.

We encourage members to support each other. Members of the OPP Association are encouraged to reach out for professional support if needed by contacting the Encompas Mental Health Wellness Program 24/7 at or toll free 1-866-794-9117.

President Rob Jamieson & the Board of Directors
Ontario Provincial Police Association