Congratulations OPP Provincial Constable Brandon Joyes of the Chatham-Kent OPP Detachment on receiving the 1 Branch OPPA Eve/McFadden Award presented in Petrolia at the 1 Branch meeting June 16, 2022.

Pictured presenting the award are Margaret Eve’s husband John and daughter Colleen, along with Brandon’s coach officer Sean O’Rourke.

The award is presented annually to a new recruit who exemplifies the qualities and characteristics of excellence of both Sergeant Margaret Eve (EOW June 9, 2000) and Senior Constable James McFadden (EOW December 31, 1999).

Both Eve and McFadden died in the line of duty in separate incidents when struck by vehicles on Highway 401 near Chatham, Ontario.