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OPP change of command this afternoon
Posted June 6,
Thomas Carrique will become the 15th Commissioner of the Ontario
Provincial Police (OPP) at a change of command ceremony this afternoon
at the Police College in Alymer West.
The 29-year-veteran of York Region Police, including its Deputy Chief
since 2011, will be presented the OPP Tipstaff - the symbolic
mantle of OPP leadership - by retiring Commissioner Vince Hawkes.
The OPP, including Nottawasaga's detachment, employs more than 5,800
uniformed officers, 2,400 civilians and 830 auxiliary officers as one
of North America's largest police services.
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by Tony Veltri