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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Mandate

Support efforts to create and enhance practices that promote fairness, equity and inclusion through the identification, mitigation, and elimination of the impact of implicit bias and discrimination in practices and policies that may support systemic barriers, and to promote the advancement of diversity within policing institutions..

Objectives

  1. Increase awareness and foster leadership commitment for equity, diversity and inclusion;
  2. Share best practices and policies in relation to equity, diversity and inclusion;
  3. Identify and promote training and educational opportunities specific to equity and inclusion;
  4. .Identify current and emerging equity, diversity and inclusion trends impacting policing and their communities;
  5. Support capacity building on inclusive leadership and ensure that all leaders can model inclusion and recognize opportunities to promote diversity by creating policies and processes that are free from all forms of discrimination including addressing topics such as implicit bias and the elimination of systemic barriers;
  6. Develop a common understanding of concepts and definitions related to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Co-chairs

Deputy Chief Michelle Davey and Deputy Chief Farica Prince

Sub-committees

  • Equity, diversity and inclusion resources
  • Systemic racism

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