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GREATER SUDBURY POLICE SERVICES BOARD

Phone: (705) 675-9171 Ext. 6136  Fax: (705) 674-7090  Email 

Frances Caldarelli Gerry Lougheed Jr. Gerry Montpellier Biography Biography
Michael Vagnini
Chair
Gerry Montpellier
Vice Chair
Frances Caldarelli Member           Angela Recollet
 Member

Dr. Rayudu Koka        Member

 


DEPUTATION TO THE POLICE SERVICES BOARD

Any member of the public may, either on their own behalf or as a representative of an organization or group, appear at any public meeting of the Board or make a deputation.  Individuals/organizations seeking to make a deputation to the Police Services Board must follow these guidelines:

  • Provide written request to the attention of the Board Executive Assistant outlining the deputation to the Police Services Board for review at least fourteen (14) business days prior to the commencement of the meeting;
  • Limit presentation to a maximum of 15 minutes (10 minutes presentation and 5 minute question period)

ACCESSIBILITY - Upon request, the Police Services Board is pleased to provide Board policies and public documentation in a format that is mutually agreed upon and in consideration of a person's disability including providing copies in larger print and/or on a CD.  The Board Executive Assistant is available to respond to inquiries related to the Board's Accessibility Plan under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.      

If you require further information, contact the Board at 705 675 9171, ext. 6136 or by email at PSB@gsps.ca or write to Greater Sudbury Police Services Board 190 Brady Street, Sudbury ON P3E 1C7


MAY 16, 2018 Police Services Board Meeting

Pedersen Johnson Vagnini

 

The Board was pleased to welcome new Constables Brad Walker, Jordan Vocaturo, Ian MacRury, and Josh Brown. Bios were read and officers took their Oath.

Chair Vagnini thanked the many family members in attendance for their support. Chief Pedersen spoke about the tradition of policing and the important choice of entering this respected career and maintaining the public trust.

Chief Pedersen, Chair Vagnini, Board Members, and Senior Staff congratulated the newest members of the Service. 

 

 Pedersen Johnson Vagnini

 

 CAO Baiden made a presentation to the Board providing an overview of the Constable Selection System.  Police officer requirements are determined in the Police Services Act. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements and successfully complete Applicant Testing screening in order to make applicaiton to the Service. Applicants must pass Police Analytical Thinking Inventory (PAT), written communication skills, Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP), and video simulation testing. This is an intensive process. The candidate completes a pre-OPC orientation prior to attending the Ontario Police College for 12-week Basic Constable Training. Graduation and introduction to the Police Services Board concludes the process.

Constable Selection System Presentation 


BOARD REPORT is a Newsletter published by the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board twice per year to connect to the citizens of the communities we serve.  The Board Report summarizes items of interest and activities from Board meetings.  Click on the 'Board Report' link at the top of this page to view the most current issue OR the title of this section to review current and back issues.  You can also view by following the link under 'Police Services Board / Meetings / Board Report'.  Enjoy!


BOARD PRESENTATIONS are given from different Units and sections within the Police Service on interesting or new subjects.  Presentations from current monthly and previous meetings can be viewed  by clicking on the 'Board Presentations' link in this section.


MEDIA RELEASE FEBRUARY 16, 2018 - NEWEST BOARD MEMBER APPOINTED

At their February 15, 2018 meeting, Board Chair Michael Vagnini was pleased to introduce Dr. Rayudu Koka as the newest Board Member.  He brings a wealth of experience having previously served on the Board for 6 years. Dr. Koka was appointed for a two-year term by a Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Order in Council. This brings the Board to a full Member complement.

Chief Paul Pedersen welcomed Dr. Koka to the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board.


 The Greater Sudbury Police Services Board

Police Services Board Regular Monthly Meetings

 2018 Meeting Schedule

 January 11 
February 15
March 21
April 18
May 16
June 21
July - no meeting
August- no meeting
September 19
October 17
November 21
December 12

 All meetings are held at 4:00 p.m. at Police Headquarters, Alex McCauley Boardroom, 5th Flr  Sudbury, Ontario       unless shown otherwise 

The Greater Sudbury Police Services Board has five members: two Provincial appointees, two Regional Council appointees, and one member of the community as appointed by Council.

The Board provides direction and guidance to the Greater Sudbury Police Service while ensuring that adequate and effective police services are provided in accordance with the needs of the municipality.

As civilian community members who represent the public's interests, the Police Services Board is committed to a high quality of community-based policing and excellence in police governance. The Board recognizes the challenges to law enforcement created by a changing environment, demographic shifts, emerging technologies, and evolving crime trends and patterns.

With the support of the citizens of Greater Sudbury, the Police Services Board is confident in meeting future policing challenges in the years ahead.

 Duties of the Board

 The responsibilities of the Police Services Board are outlined in section 31 (1) of Ontario's Police Services Act are to:

  • Appoint the members of the municipal police force,
  • Generally determine, after consultation with the chief of police, objectives and priorities with respect to police services in the municipality,
  • Establish policies for the effective management of the police force,
  • Recruit and appoint the chief of police and any deputy chief of police, and annually determine their remuneration and working conditions, taking their submissions into account,
  • Direct the chief of police and monitor his or her performance,
  • Establish policies respecting the disclosure by chiefs of police of personal information about individuals,
  • Receive regular reports from the chief of police on disclosures and decisions made under section 49 (secondary activities),
  • Establish guidelines with respect to the indemnification of members of the police force for legal costs under section 50,
  • Establish guidelines for dealing with complaints made under Part V,
  • Review the chief of police's administration of the complaints system under Part V and receive regular reports from the chief of police on his or her administration of the complaints system.