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Giving Back to Community in Uniform

Community Partnerships and Engagement Unit
Set to retire in 2025 and already looking for opportunities to fill that time, Mark Lasso chose to volunteer through the Toronto Police Service Auxiliary program. “I play soccer and volleyball and engage in other athletic activities with Toronto police officers who thought this would be a good fit,” said...

Volunteering in Uniform

Community Partnerships and Engagement Unit
Toronto Police College
The latest class of 30 Auxiliary Officers, who serve with the Toronto Police Service in a volunteer role, graduated this week. Acting Staff Superintendent Shannon Dawson said Auxiliary officers support the Service in building and maintaining trust with the communities the organization serves. “I know you will be guided by...

Volunteer Awards Show TPS' Best

Office of the Chief
Despite a few negative interactions with police nearly five decades ago, Melville D’Mello chooses to dwell on the positive ones. “The officers listened to what I had to say and treated me with respect,” he said. “I remember that and when the time came for me to make a decision...

Auxiliary Officer Helps Revive Man

Community Partnerships and Engagement Unit
A Toronto Police Auxiliary member saved a passenger in medical distress at Pearson International Airport. Working as an Air Canada Customer Service agent at Terminal 1, Farhang Irani was at a counter assisting a passenger with a missing bag when another staff member informed him that someone had fallen down...

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