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CTV News: Toronto Police Get Proactive in Making Kids Gang Resistant

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Our #ForKICKS program was covered on CTV News recently. This is a great story representing one of ProAction’s early intervention programs!  Click here to watch the video

Kids Have a Winter Blast with Ski Hill Blues

The Divisional Policing Support Unit’s “Ski Hill Blues Program” provides kids that would not usually have the opportunity a chance to learn how to ski or snowboard, all while having a fun time learning from and making friends with Toronto cops. Every Monday night from mid-January through early March 2013, youth from Air Cadets and Council Fire met at Earl Bales Ski & Snowboard Centre to learn to ski or snowboard.

2012 ProAction AGM – Awards Videos

1. Toronto Chapter: ProAction Youth Award – Harkirat Khurana – presented by ProAction Director Betty DeVita with an introduction by Detective Patrick McGrade.


2. Toronto Chapter: ProAction Youth Leadership Award – Abdiasis Issa – presented by Detective Patrick McGrade.


3. Toronto Chapter: Jack Sinclair Award – P.C. Marc Hayford for ProAction Mountain Biking & ProAction Rock Climbing Programs (54 Division) – presented by ProAction Director Linda Seymour.


4. Toronto Chapter: Jim Sneep Award – P.C. Vince Langdon for T.R.O.O.P. Program (CMU) – presented by ProAction Director Dan Argiros.


5. Hamilton Chapter: Most Innovative Police-Youth Program Award – S/Sgt. Mark Cox for Breaking Barriers, Breaking Bread Program – presented by ProAction Hamilton Chapter Chair Paul Field and accepted on behalf of S/Sgt. Mark Cox by Hamilton Deputy Chief Ken Leendertse.


6. Hamilton Chapter: Commitment to Police-Youth Programs Award – P.C. Steve Bull for S.W.A.M.P.Y. Programs – presented by ProAction Hamilton Chapter Chair Paul Field.


7. Durham Chapter: Chuck Mercier Award – Det. Brandon Stanway for Outdoor Adventure Programs – presented by Mayor Chuck Mercier.


8. Durham Chapter: Dave Wilson Award – P.C. Dawna Murray for West Lynde After School Program – presented by Inspector Dave Wilson.


9. John Bitove Sr. Award – Kraft Canada Inc. in recognition of outstanding financial support to ProAction Cops & Kids – presented to Stacey Kravitz on behalf of Kraft Canada Inc. by ProAction Director Tom Bitove.


55 Division – J.O.Y. Singers on CP24′s LeDrew Live

Two members of 55 Division’s Junior Officer Youth “J.O.Y. Singers” program are interviewed on CP24′s Ledrew Live about a crime they witnessed in their neighbourhood. The kids are joined by 55 Division’s Sgt. Dale Corra and Superintendent Frank Bergen. After the interview, the entire J.O.Y. Singers group performs their hit single “Snapping Back”.

32 Division – Shoot Videos Not Guns Program

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“Smoking” – a Fleming Films Production.

Assisted by a teacher at Sir Sanford Fleming Academy, a 32 Division Toronto Police officer gave students an opportunity to make positive videos dealing with difficult issues. The kids really took the initiative addressing such topical subjects as: violence, bullying, student safety, drugs, alcohol, identity theft and as in the above video – smoking.

54 Division – ProAction Hockey League

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Every Sunday for seven months, Police officers from 54 Division serve as mentors and coaches for 128 youth aged 8-11 who participate in a ProAction funded Hockey League in Toronto’s Flemingdon Park neighbourhood. – October 2010

Hamilton Police Service – The Journey 2008

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Officers from the Hamilton Police Service recently took a group of at-risk native youth on an adventure-filled canoe trip down Ontario’s scenic Grand River. Each youth was paired up with an officer and together they navigated the river from Paris to Brantford. – September 2008

51 Division – Toronto Oxmen Football Program

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ProAction is proud to fund the Toronto Oxmen Football program which provides youth in the high-risk Regent Park neighbourhood of Toronto with the opportunity to learn football skills and play competitively in the South Central Ontario Football League. – September 2008

Community Mobilization Unit - Toronto Opera Program

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Toronto Police officers introduced kids to opera at the Wellesley Community Centre where they learned about operatic performance and production: voice, drama, movement and design, concluding with an ensemble performance. – Sept. 2008

Director Geoff Rowan comments on TDSB Safety Report

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The Toronto District School Board’s 2008 Safety Report is seen as a positive step in improving relationships between students and police officers. ProAction Director Geoff Rowan comments on the TDSB Safety Report on SUN TV. – June 2008

31 Division – Wrestling Program

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Toronto Police officers serve as wrestling coaches and mentors for students at Toronto’s Westview Centennial Secondary School in another fine program funded by ProAction. – April 2008

54 Division – Danforth Tech. Overhauled

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ProAction is happy to fund the Danforth Tech. Overhauled program. Through this program high school students are working together with a Toronto Police officer to restore a 1973 Chevrolet Laguna S3. – April 2008

Assisted by a teacher at Sir Sanford Fleming Academy, a 32 Division Toronto Police officer gave students an opportunity to make positive videos dealing with difficult issues. The kids really took the initiative addressing such topical subjects as: violence, bullying, student safety, drugs, alcohol, identity theft and as in the above video – smoking.