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Friday January 6th, 2012

Posted at 1:47pm

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The Windsor Police service today released many changes to make the force one of open, transparent, accountable and responsible policing.

Some of those changes will be:

  • Organizational commitment to openness and transparency with media
  • SIU to begin immediate training of all members.
  • Immediate review of reporting structure and responsibilities.
  • The A/Chief and Leadership Team for the first time in the Windsor Police Service history to conduct and lead training for all supervisory staff outlining expectations of accountability and risk management.
  • Immediate creation of a Public Information Office.
  • Increased access to Leadership Team and operational personnel for media.
  • Immediate redesign of Website for easier and quicker information access.
  • Improved and immediate implementation of new technologies for the sharing of information with the public and media.
  • Adopt a new “Citizen Centered Approach” to service delivery.
  • Immediate implementation of new Performance Management System.
  • Implement mandatory mentoring program and leadership courses for all front line Supervisors, Staff Sergeants and Senior officers prior to promotion.
  • Mandatory Psychological testing and Financial Background checks for all members entering a High Risk Unit, and for all members prior to promotion into Supervisor role.
  • Implement enhanced mandatory Integrity / Ethics training service wide.
  • Relocation of Professional Standards Branch office to an offsite location to encourage greater public accessibility.

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