Safety and security for all Canadians through innovative police leadership
- Advocating legislative reform, resources allocation and policy improvements with the people of Canada and their governments
- Advocating innovative solutions for crime and public order issues with association partners and concerned people of Canada
- Advocating community partnerships with the people of Canada
- Advocating the highest professional and ethical standards within the police community
- Promoting excellence through the provision of support and information to association members
- Conducting the business and operation of the association in a manner that ensures transparency to the membership
The CACP strives to uphold its mission through:
- CONSULTATION: Enhance public safety and security by collaborating with professional and community partners.
- ADVOCACY: Advance legislative and policy reform to prevent and investigate crime, support victims and solve problems in the interest of building healthy and safe communities.
- PROFESSIONALISM: Broaden the body of professional knowledge in support of the development of progressive community-oriented leaders at all levels.
- SUSTAINABILITY: Research and support innovative strategies and practices to lead the responsible management of public resources.
- Leadership Development: continuous professional learning conferences, workshops and resources to develop new competencies and capacity
- Thought Leadership: policy positions, practice guidelines, strategies, and frameworks to develop consistent approaches and procedures to address strategic policing issues/priorities of national significance
- Advocacy: A consistent voice for the police community through government relations to influence various levels of government and departmental ministries with legislative and executive responsibility in law and policing
- Research: Conduct research projects to obtain data and statistics to inform and support evidence-based leadership
- Public Education: Conduct public relations and outreach initiatives to encourage and facilitate community-based policing as well as positively influence public perception and trust in policing
- Partnerships: Collaborate with professional and community partners as well as academia to expand the reach and impact of the association and its capacity to promote and address strategic policing issues/priorities of national significance
- Governance: Conduct strategic business and financial planning in support of ethical decision-making and service delivery