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OAPE 2014 Conference

Evolution of Police Training and Education

25 Years of the Ontario Association of Police Educators

Conference Syllabus Information Sheet 2014 Flyer 2014 Reg. Form

Our theme will be in keeping with the quarter century anniversary focusing on our grass roots and training evolution since 1989. There will be a Meet & Greet, Getaway Lounge, a Trade Show, Wellness activities, and much more!

There will be a Meet and Greet at the Getaway Lounge at OPC begins at 6:00 pm on Monday August 25, 2014. Conference delegates will also enjoy 2 evening barbecue meals that will include entertainment and provide an excellent opportunity to network with other delegates.

Early Bird Conference Fee for those registered prior to July 21st, 2014!

*Please indicate if you require accommodations Monday August 25 and/or Thursday August 28.

The Conference is scheduled to begin at:
9:00 am on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and conclude on:
Thursday August 28, 2014.
The Ontario Police College
PO Box 1190
10716 Hacienda Road
Aylmer West ON N5H 2T2

Telephone: 519-773-5361

Accommodations and meals are included with your registration.
Ontario Police College is the provincial training facility for all police services in Ontario and has recruit dormitory style rooms that all delegates will be housed in.
Other courses may be in session so delegates are reminded to be respectful of classroom activities.
Each delegate will have a private room with single bed. Bedding is supplied.
Each area or “pod” as it is referred to include ten bed rooms, a common area, and 2 shared bathroom facilities including showers.
Personal bath items such as towels and shampoo are NOT provided.
Delegates must supply their own personal effects.
Meals are provided in a cafeteria style setting whereby delegates will have a small selection of nutritious food products to choose from. Meals are included with your registration.
The 2014 Conference fee remains at the 2013 price of $295.00 if paid before July 20, 2014. The Conference late fee will be $325.00 if not received before July 20, 2014.
Full Conference registration fees include meals and accommodations.
The Conference rate for a single day rate is $175.00 (includes lunch) (accommodations extra)
Registration for rooms will take place in the front lobby of the Ontario Police College Monday August 25, 2014 between 4:30 pm -10 pm and again on Tuesday 8:00 am – 9:00 am, Conference registration between 8–9 am.
Registration closes two weeks prior to Conference start.

*Manner of attire for the conference is business casual (i.e. open collared shirt/golf shirt with dress pants) during the day and casual (i.e. shorts) during evening events. Average temperature in southwestern Ontario during the end of August is 25 – 30 degrees Celsius and is generally humid. Please keep this in mind.

Payment Types:

Cheques payable to “Ontario Association of Police Educators”.
Credit Cards are not accepted.
Mail your cheque and completed registration form to:
Sgt. Michael Knight O.A.P.E.
President C/O Aylmer Police Service
20 Beech Street East Aylmer,
Ontario N5H 3H6



Wellness Activities begin at 4 pm Tuesday through Wednesday and will include swimming, workouts, biking, gym, yoga, volleyball, golf and area tours.
OPC has an excellent physical fitness centre that delegates may enjoy.

Extra Info:

Further information about the OPC and conference may be found at in the Student Resident Handbook, as well as
Questions or concerns may be addressed to any OAPE executive member.
Contact information is located on our website.

Our Speakers:

Dave Grossman
Dave Grossman’s career includes service in the US Army as U.S. Army Ranger and a teacher of psychology at West Point. He has authored three books dealing with; the physical effects that violent stresses produce on humans, the techniques used by armies to train soldiers to kill are mirrored in certain types of video games and the physiological and psychological effects of violence for people forced to kill in their line of work (soldiers and police officers).
Dr. Angelo Caravaggio
Dr. Angelo Caravaggio has been an officer in the Canadian Forces for over 30 years, serving in many leadership positions across Canada and in NATO, achieving the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the process. Highly engaged in the development of professional military education for the past 10 years, notably specializing in command and leadership curriculum, he was appointed to his current position as Director of the Center for National Security Studies in 2010. His areas of expertise include executive leadership development, strategic thinking, operational planning, and military history.
Dr. Peter Boyles
Dr. Peter Boyles is a psychiatrist from Ottawa who introduced the idea of psychiatrists and/or a resident doctor going out in an unmarked cruiser with a plainclothes officer to respond to live mental health calls.
Chris Prochut
Chris Prochut was a Commander for the Bolingbrook Police Department at the height of the Drew Peterson investigation, who nearly lost his life, but instead lost his career. Chris Prochut’s story of stress, suicide and mental illness is a must see experience for all police officers.


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C.A.P.E. Conference 2014

C.A.P.E. Conference 2014 | How to Meet the Training Needs of Policing in the Future.


For more information please contact Wayne Jacobsen at

The goal of this year’s C.A.P.E. conference is to engage the community of police educators in active discussion around accountability, evidence based training, and technological advancements which will influence the future.

It will be held at the RCMP Depot in Regina, Saskatchewan from May 21st to May 23rd.

C.A.P.E. attendees will be divided into small groups. These small groups will meet with a representative of each of the different delivery units of the RCMP Training Academy, tour the facilities, and explore the challenges and solutions faced by police educators in relation to that discipline.

Participants will attend a variety of presentations, each of which will be followed by an opportunity for collaborative exploration of the subject presented. The presentations include:

  • Drill: Does it have a place in modern police training?
  • Overview of the RCMP Cadet training program.
  • Advantages of a synthetic firearms program with Graham MacRae.
  • Mobile Learning Devices (Tablets) in police training with Christine Hudy.
  • The Evidence behind the integration of technology in police training with Greg Kratzig.
  • Integrating innovations of technology within the training program with Christine Hudy.
  • Subject matter experts: How do we identify them and what is their role in training? with Graham MacRae
  • Creating texture within police training through the
  • implementation of creative technology with Martin Castle
  • Research: working with your library with Amy Rankin

There will be opportunities to network and exchange ideas in an informal setting.


Any person who is engaged in police education or training with a recognized police training facility.


Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 08:00 to Friday, May 23rd, 2014 11:30.
If you are staying at Depot, check in is available from 15:00 on Tuesday May 20th at the Welcome Center at the Fort McCloud building.
Conference check-in is available from 19:00 to 21:00 at the same location or between 07:00 to 08:00 on Wednesday May 21st.


Registration is open: March 14, 2014 to April 14, 2014.
Registration fees due upon registration.
Limit of 90 participants.
The Registration form is available on the C.A.P.E. website:


Conference fee: $100
Accommodation and meals if staying at Depot: $225
If you wish to stay off-base, you will be responsible for booking your own accommodation and covering any associated costs.Any meals eaten on base will be at your own cost.
The mess accepts cash only.

*If you choose to stay in Barracks Quarters (single student rooms) the cost is $75 per day, which includes room, refreshment breaks and meals.
Rooms must be booked and paid for at the time of registration.
Anyone staying in Barracks Quarters is expected to abide by the same rules as any course candidates.

CAPE – PSPBL 2011 Conference

CAPE – PSPBL 2011 Conference


Canadian Association of Police Educators and the Police Society for Problem Based Learning Police Training: From Teaching to Learning Conference

PSPBL Training: From Teaching to Learning Conference.


May 24-26, 2011


Victoria Inn & Convention Centre 3550 Victoria Ave, Brandon, Manitoba