MACP Committees

Mandate:

To provide a Provincial coordinating role for traffic safety issues.

Objectives:

  1. Promote cooperation, communication and coordination among the Manitoba police community.
  2. Promote sharing among police in research, training and policy standards.
  3. Develop, strengthen and maintain Provincial partnerships.
  4. Maximize the resources of police and partners towards safer roads.
  5. Provide recommendations on possible MACP directed initiatives to the MACP executive.

Chair: Inspector Gord Spado – Winnipeg Police Service

Mandate:  Act as an information sharing conduit and advocate for Tactical Teams within the province, ensuring consistency of best practices on training, operational tactics and equipment; achieved through continual research, identification of trends and targeted communication.

Objectives:

  • Promote cooperation, coordination and communication among Manitoba police agencies who deploy or have access to tactical teams.
  • Ensure the sharing of best practices for training, tactics, tools and policy, identified through continual scans of the current policing environment locally, regionally and nationally.
  • Formalize joint provincial partnerships between agencies with tactical teams and also agencies who rely on teams outside their immediate organization for tactical support, in the form of MOUs and agreements, to ensure efficient and effective deployment when shared tactical support is required.
  • Promote, support and encourage joint training between agencies who deploy tactical teams, to ensure understanding of capabilities along with differences and similarities between systems and tactics.
  • Provide recommendations on possible MACP directed initiatives to the MACP Executive

Chair: Inspector Brian Miln – Winnipeg Police Service

Mandate: Work with police services in Manitoba to encourage Restorative Justice as a first line response

Objectives:

  1. Establish an RJ resource person in each police service in order to establish a simplified communication
  2. Monitor and report on the effectiveness and efficiency of the provincial email system set up by the Restorative Justice Branch (RJB)
  3. Engage with RJB to increase the use of RJ referrals
  4. Identify significant contributions by individual police officers so that recognition can be given by MACP
  5. Arrange for knowledgeable and experienced guest speakers for MACP meetings
  6. Provide recommendations to the MACP executive

 

Chair: Insp. Catherine Light – RCMP

Mandate:

Objectives:

ChairSuperintendent Darcy Fleury – RCMP

Mandate:

To provide a coordinating role in addressing the needs of the MACP by exploring current trends and important issues impacting the Manitoba law enforcement community and to provide strategic direction to address those needs.

Objectives:

1.       To work together to improve policies and procedures affecting law enforcement in the Province of Manitoba 

2.       To stay informed on Federal and Provincial Legislative changes affecting law enforcement in Manitoba

3.       Provide recommendations on possible MACP directed initiatives to the MACP Executive

Chair:   Chief Perry Batchelor – Altona Police Service

Mandate:

Address the needs of the Manitoba law enforcement community by identifying and facilitating the best practices in professional standards.

Objectives:

  1. Encourage and facilitate the exchange of ideas regarding professional standards best practices, investigative strategies, trends and models within police organizations
  2. Promote the highest standard of Professional Standards investigations,
  3. Promote the development of Professional Standards investigators, and
  4. Support the work of, and maintain a direct relationship with the CACP PSU Sub-Committee.
  5. Provide recommendations on possible MACP directed initiatives to the MACP executive.

Chair: Inspector Eric Luke – Winnipeg Police Service

MACP Positions

Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs
Safe Consumption Sites
Body Worn Cameras/Computers