On Saturday June 12, 2021, RCMP Constable Shelby Patton was killed in the line of duty in Wollesley, Saskatchewan. Read statement from RCMP from June 12 by clicking here.

Two adults were arrested and charged in the death. Read statement from RCMP June 14 by clicking here.

The OPP Association have sent condolences to the family of Constable Patten and the RCMP by email and on social media. 

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, membership and staff of the OPP Association, OPPA President Rob Stinson sends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of RCMP Constable Shelby Patton. Shelby is a Hero in Life, Not Death. We will always remember Shelby’s service and sacrifice.”

The flags at OPP Association Head Office in Barrie, Ontario have been lowered to half staff until after the funeral of Constable Patton.