Cornwall, ON – The Cornwall Police Services Board is pleased to announce that Chief of Police, Shawna Spowart, has been elected as a Vice-President on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP). The announcement was made on June 14th, 2022 at the Association’s 2022 Annual Conference. Chief Spowart will proudly join six other Chiefs of Police from across the province in order to govern the affairs of the OACP and actively discuss ongoing policing matters being experienced across Ontario.
Established in 1951, the OACP was developed to provide a voice for Ontario’s police leaders. The Association provides a channel for sharing ideas and working collaboratively in order to develop solutions for challenges being faced in policing. Chief Spowart will assist in providing leadership for the 1200+ OACP members across the province, including law enforcement professionals from the rank of Staff Sergeant and above, as well as members from associated law enforcement organizations.
“On behalf of the Cornwall Police Services Board, I want to congratulate Chief Spowart on this outstanding accomplishment,” said Chair of the Police Services Board, Elaine MacDonald. “This opportunity is a credit to our Chief and our Police Service, that will undoubtedly help advance any local issues at the provincial level.”
The Cornwall Police Services Board congratulates Chief Spowart on this new and exciting opportunity and thank her for her ongoing commitment and dedication towards serving the City of Cornwall.