Statement from OPP Association

BARRIE, ON, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) has reviewed the documentation contained in the Information to Obtain, which is the supporting documentation that lead the Superior Court to issue a Search Warrant on March 5, 2015.  Acting President Doug Lewis stated that he was, "saddened and shocked to learn of the allegations contained in the document."

The RCMP investigation is ongoing and the OPPA is fully cooperating.  In addition, an independent internal investigation of the OPPA is currently being conducted by the legal firm of Stikeman Elliott. 

President Lewis reiterated that, "member services and day to day operations remain a key priority."  He expressed his thanks, on behalf of the Board of Directors, to the OPPA staff for their professionalism and commitment during what has been a very difficult week.

The OPP Association has no further comments on the contents of the Information to Obtain or the ongoing investigation at this time.

SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police Association

For further information: Josh Jutras, Strategic Communications Coordinator, ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ASSOCIATION, Tel: 800-461-4282, Cell: 705-229-4062, Fax: 705-728-6225

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