CPS Releases 2021 Annual Report

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CPS Releases 2021 Annual Report

The Cornwall Police Service (CPS) is pleased to present its 2021 Annual Report.

The report was presented to the Cornwall Police Services Board at the September 1st, 2022 meeting and subsequently approved by the Board.

“Captured in the report are the many strategic accomplishments of the Service throughout 2021, along with crime statistics, and some of the many initiatives that are taking place to create a safer community,” said Chair of the Police Services Board, Elaine MacDonald. “Throughout 2021, as society continued to deal with the impacts of a global pandemic, the Cornwall Police Service foraged ahead to still accomplish many great things, while ensuring the safety of residents.”

The report highlights some of the major accomplishments of the CPS during 2021, including Chief Spowart becoming the first female Chief of Police for the Service, the development of the 2021-2023 Strategic Plan, as well as the initiatives being undertaken to address many high level community concerns, including opioid prevalence, mental health and addictions, as well as traffic safety. Additionally, the report includes details on how the CPS is continuing to prioritize Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity.

“As I review the 2021 Annual Report, I am quickly reminded of the incredible achievements by our employees during a year that brought a considerable amount of change,” said Chief of Police Shawna Spowart. “The employees of the Cornwall Police Service have proven time and time again of their ability to pivot, adapt and prevail, and I continue to be grateful for their dedication in serving the residents of Cornwall.”

The report also includes the 2021 Crime Statistics. Despite increases in crime and calls for service, community safety continues to remain a top priority for the CPS. The Service is eager to continue implementing new crime prevention strategies and initiatives that allow us to work collaboratively with the communities we serve towards our vision of, “A Safer Cornwall.”

The CPS welcomes members of the public to read the 2021 Annual Report, which serves as an important method of reporting back to the community.

To view the 2021 Annual Report, click here.

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