On February 11, 2021 the Special Investigations Unit released a news release. Read the SIU by clicking here

The following is an official statement from the OPP Association

We are all devastated when a child tragically dies. Our heartfelt condolences are extended to the mother and family of a 1yr old little boy who tragically died near Lindsay, Ontario on November 26, 2020.

The OPP Association respects the investigative process. We continue to support our members affected by the incident.  We urge anyone from the public or our members to reach out for professional mental health supports. Contact information for both public and our members is posted below.  

Mental Health resources are available for all OPP members, including direct access to our psychologists and care navigators. Contact a Care Navigator for Healthy Workplace support services, including psychological services, by calling toll-free 1-844-677-9409.

The Ontario Provincial Police Association’s (OPPA) Encompas Mental Health Wellness Program is  available to eligible OPPA and Commissioned Officers’ Association members. Call 24/7: 1-866-794-9117 or visit EncompasCare.ca

The Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge offers mental health supports to residents of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Peterborough and County, and Northumberland. To learn more about the programs and services they offer, visit cmhahkpr.ca or call 705-328-2704.

If you or someone you know in the City of Kawartha Lakes / Lindsay area is in crisis, call Four County Crisis at 705-745-6484 or toll-free at 1-866-995-9933.

Media contact: Scott Mills communications@oppa.ca