Greater Sudbury Police Service Diversity Advisory Committee

Are you dedicated to ensuring an inclusive community?

Are you passionate about diversity?

The Police Diversity Advisory Committee advises the Chief of Police on matters that relate to race relations and multiculturalism within the City of Greater Sudbury and the policing profession.

Responsibilities

  • Enhance, enrich, and when required establish positive connections between the office of the Chief of  Police and the multiracial/multicultural communities within the City of Greater Sudbury.
  • Provide counsel to the office of the Chief of Police on matters related to multiracial/multicultural issues affecting communities within the City of Greater Sudbury.
  • Assist in the assessment of the implementation strategies to promote equitable multiracial/multicultural representation throughout the various positions within the Greater Sudbury Police Service.
  • Foster and environment of trust while building a culture of understanding and respect.
  • Participate on promotional assessment panels when requested.
  • Promote outreach community engagement with the police and the public.
  • Identify and respond to issues of concern.
  • Assist in the assessment of operational policies to ensure Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Promote events that will support the purpose of Greater Sudbury Police Diversity Advisory Committee.
  • Continue efforts to promote inclusivity and build healthy relationships with students and newcomers new to our community.
  • Encourage open dialogue with members of the multiracial/multicultural communities and the Greater Sudbury Police Service.
  • Provide input into GSPS cultural awareness and sensitivity training.

Duties

  • Attend Committee meetings.
  • Prepare for the meetings by reading related materials.
  • Participate actively in community events and internal processes.
  • Keep informed on roles, responsibilities and activities of the Advisory Committee.
  • Serve on sub-committees or ad hoc task committees as may be appointed.
  • Share information/concerns as appropriate.
  • Notify the Chair if unable to attend meetings.