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Aylmer Police Costing Ad Hoc Working Group - Agenda - 2020/07/13 THAT Mayor Mennill be appointed the Chair of the Aylmer Police Costing Ad Hoc Working Group; AND THAT Deputy Mayor Giguère be appointed as the Alternate Chair of the Aylmer Police Costing Ad Hoc Working Group. THAT the Aylmer Police Costing Ad Hoc Working Group adjourn its meeting at p.m. to meet again on , 2020 at . **VIDEOCONFERENCE MEETING Aylmer Police Service Malahide costing proposal Chief -Zvonko Horvat 21 Oct. 2019 The proposal calls for the delivery of Malahide’s police service from current facility situated at 20 Beech St, Aylmer. A discussion with Malahide Council may result in establishment of centralized ESO for Malahide patrol. The consolidation under one administration allows the service to obtain certain efficiencies which are reflected throughout the costing details. Aylmer Police have undertaken a detailed review of the crime statistics and various calls for service compiled by the Ontario provincial police over the course of the past three years. This analysis provides us with a level of confidence to meet and/or exceed the adequacy standards. The proposed model takes into account the municipality’s allocated portion of Aylmer's total municipal policing base and calls for service, plus the costs for overtime, facility maintenance activities, court security, prisoner transport and investigative support. Base Services –which are costs associated with proactive policing services (routine patrols, crime prevention, RIDE programs, officer training, administration etc. Calls for Service –relate to reactive policing activities where a police officer has been summoned to respond to render some type of service. Analysis: Aylmer currently employs 13 officers, 1 FTE dedicated to part time program, one civilian and one full time special constable. adding 5 additional officers would equate to 36% of Aylmer’s budget factoring in all costs and compared to the current budget. The factor in this calculation includes only the officer positions. That factor is 14 current officer positions. Malahide addition would include 5 officer complement. 5/14 = 36% LIFE/AD &D CPPEIEHTWSIBOMERSHEALTHLTDTOTAL 9.2-15.8 ( NRA 0.0004730 Rate or Monthly Premium5.25%2.115%1.95%3.20%60)6620.8844.713%Benefit Maximum Amounts2782.501171.002889.609-14.6 (NRA 65)6620.883676.2332% 2020 YMPE $55900.0051700.009030055900.00RETIREES CONSTABLESCst. 0 to 75 Basic Salary20-Aug-201005872782.501171.001983.832889.6012384.686620.881147.673676.2332656.39 Group Life1148 101735 Life Volume202180 LTD Volume67061 FIVE CONSTABLES$502,9351391358559919144486192333104573818381$163,282 $666,217 OTHER OTHOURS 10 ASSOC DAYS0.00 INTOX REQUAL0.00 STAT HOLIDAY 1446726131.15 3 PARADES0.00 PERSONAL DAYS1205605109.29 SICK DAYS1507006136.61 OVERTIME300210180.00 TOTAL$40,354$377 Chief 10%15500 Sergeant 10%12121 Civilian 10%7717 Aylmer Admin Cost 10%13082 Special Cst 10%7517 NON-OPERATIONAL COSTS$762,884 Benefits/Wages/Admin/Town Chief 10%15500 Sergeant 10%12121 Civilian 10%7717 Aylmer Admin Cost 10% (Town)13082 Special Cst 10%7517 NON-OPERATIONAL COSTS$762,884 OPTIC User fees$1,000$5,000 Cell Phones$1000 Cruiser fuel1 car$5,800 Cruiser Maintenanceannual$3,400 Building maintenance annual$2,275 Dispatch pop. addition9600$85,728 OPERATIONAL COSTS$103,203 ODOE Total$21,967 Uniforms & Equipment (start- up)3000$15,000 2 Taser & 1 C82000$6,000 Cruiser1 CAR$46,000 MDT for cruiserone time$6,000 3 Radio NetworkREPEATERS$127,000 CAPTIAL COSTS$221,967 TOTAL START UP$1,087,054 2020 Malahide start-up LIFE/A D&D CPPEIEHTWSIBOMERSHEALTHLTDTOTAL 9.2-15.8 ( NRA 0.000473 Rate or Monthly Premium5.25%2.115%1.95%3.20%60)6620.88044.713%Benefit 9-14.6 (NRA Maximum Amounts2782.501171.002889.6065)6620.883676.2332% RETIREE 2021 YMPE $55900.0051700.009030055900.00S CONSTABLESCst. 8 to 165 Basic Salary20-Aug-211082892782.501171.002135.732889.6013615.486620.881235.553676.2334126.97 Group Life1236 109525 Life Volume217661 LTD Volume72196 FIVE CONSTABLES$541,44513913585510679144486807733104617818381$170,635 $712,080 OTHER OTHOURS 10 ASSOC DAYS0.00 INTOX REQUAL0.00 STAT HOLIDAY 1446726131.15 3 PARADES0.00 PERSONAL DAYS1205605109.29 SICK DAYS1507006136.61 OVERTIME300210180.00 TOTAL$40,354$377 Chief 10%15733 Sergeant 10%12303 Aylmer Admin Cost 10%13082 Civilian 10%7833 Special Cst 10%7630 NON-OPERATIONAL COSTS$809,392 Benefits/Wages/Admin/Town Chief 10%15733 Sergeant 10%12303 Aylmer Admin Cost 10% (Town) 13082 Civilian 10%7833 Special Cst 10%7630 NON-OPERATIONAL COSTS$809,392 ODOE +10% year increase$24,164 OPTIC User fees$1,000$5,000 Cell Phones1000 Cruiser fuel1 car$5,800 Cruiser Maintenanceannual$3,400 Building maintenanceAnnual$2,275 Dispatch pop. addition9600$85,728 OPERATIONAL COSTS$126,367 Uniforms & Equipment (annual)700$3,500 2 Taser & 1 C8$0 Cruiser$24,000 MDT for cruiserone time$0 Radio Network (annual service) 3 REPEATERS$4,500 CAPTIAL COSTS$32,000 TOTAL Annual Bill $967,759 2021 Malahide cost LEVEL OF SERVICE: 24/7 Front line coverage and deployment of officer to Malahide Proactive focused patrols and reactive calls for service response Adequate and effective service delivery based on PSA adequacy standards Officer visibility via foot, bicycle and vehicular patrols Criminal investigative services (benchmark investigations) Annual reconciliation of budget and savings factored at 36% Grant application –RIDE, Community Safety and Policing grant (cost recovery) Record check recovery By-law enforcement as per agreement Thank you Questions? Report to Council REPORT NO.: CAO-20-08 DATE: June 11, 2020 ATTACHMENT: Aylmer Police Service Malahide Costing Proposal, dated October 21, 2019 SUBJECT: REVIEW OF AYLMER POLICE SERVICE - MALAHIDE COSTING PROPOSAL Recommendation: THAT Report No. CAO-20-08 entitlReview of Aylmer Police Service Malahide Costing Proposal AND THAT the Council provide direction to the Municipal Staff with regard to commencing negotiations with the Town of Aylmer for a contract for service for the Aylmer Police Service to provide policing services to the Township of Malahide. Background: In October, 2019, a proposal was received from the Town of Aylmer setting out the proposed costing if the Aylmer Police Service was to be contracted to provide policing services to the Township of Malahide. On November 7, 2019, the Council referred the costing proposal to the Municipal Staff for a detailed review and to report back to the Council at a future meeting with respect to any recommended actions. Such review by Staff was ongoing when, on April 16, 2020, the Council directed that the Service Delivery Review Consultants (Performance Concepts Consulting Inc.) be requested to include the Aylmer Police Service Costing Proposal as a component of the Service Delivery Review. Comments/Analysis: Performance Concepts Consulting Inc. has now completed its review of the costing proposal. See Final Report included in the Council Agenda package. The Aylmer Police Service is capable, and well situated geographically, to provide policing to the Township of Malahide that meets or exceeds adequacy standards. Legacy costs, salary calculations, potential capital expenditures, and the longevity of the APS should be confirmed at the outset of any negotiations. In addition, the Township should expect to fund some life-cycle capital costs should they sign on for an additional term beyond the recommended 10 year first term. While ongoing vehicle replacement is addressed through a contribution to capital, other items with a lifespan of longer than the ten-year contract, are not. Equipment such as pistols may need to be replaced after the ten-year mark. Longer term facility lifecycle costs are unclear at this time. The Township should also require that a Malahide-specific Annual Policing Report be a requirement of any negotiated agreement, as should an annual comprehensive review of the Policing budget vs actual expenditures/revenues. Next Steps: The Consultant has concluded that the Aylmer Police Service is capable, and well situated geographically, to provide policing to the Township of Malahide that meets or exceeds adequacy standards. The Consultant also identified some issues that should be addressed prior to entering into a contract with the Town of Aylmer. As the Council is aware, the OPP are also capable and currently do provide policing to the Township of Malahide that meets or exceeds adequacy standards. The next step is for the Council to decide whether or not it wishes to terminate its current agreement with the OPP and move forward with negotiating a formal contract with the Town of Aylmer for the Aylmer Police Service to provide policing services to the Township of Malahide. If the Council does wish to proceed with commencing negotiations with the Town of Aylmer, direction should be provided with regard to whom should be involved in such negotiations. The Municipal S in consultation with the Ministry of the Solicitor General The current police services agreement with the OPP expires on June 30, 2021. The terms of the current agreement require the Township to provide a minimum of 1 year notice, in writing, of its intention to terminate. recently negotiated policing services contracts (Stratford ; Amherstburg and Windsor). While these contracts may be used a reference, terms for an tive Councils. It is anticipated that given the current COVID-19 pandemic, such contract negotiations may be protracted as a result of limited staffing resources. Financial Implications to Budget: The police costing proposed by the Aylmer Police Service (APS) for year 1 of the contract ($1,087,054 including startup capital costs of $221,967) is comparable to the current cost of OPP policing services ($1,038,535). The Aylmer Police Service proposal projects a 3% annual increase for the term of the contract (10 years). The cost for OPP policing for the next 10 years is unknown at this time, however, over the past 5 years, the average increase has been about 2% per year. The APS proposal includes an initial capital cost related to vehicle and equipment purchases, which makes it a higher cost for Malahide in the first year as compared to the ongoing OPP annual cost. Subsequent years spread the capital replacement costs out over years, thus minimizing the annual impact. Based on the costing proposal submitted by the APS, it is estimated that the Township will see significant savings over the life of a ten-year contract with the APS; based on the following assumptions: 1. That the costs proposed by APS for ten years remain unchanged, 2. That there is no additional contribution asked by APS for any reason whatsoever 3. That service levels will continue as proposed by the APS and as currently provided by the OPP 4. That OPP costs increase by 2% over the 2020 billing amount, and 5. That there is no change to legislation or other factors that affect policing services in general or particular to OPP or municipal policing. Relationship to Cultivating Malahide: The Cultivating Malahide Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP) is based upon four pillars of sustainability: Our Land, Our Economy, Our Community, and Our Government. Our CommunityKeep Our Community Safe Ensuring that any provider of policing services to the Township is capable to meet or exceed adequacy standards works to achieve this goal. Submitted by: Michelle Casavecchia-Somers, Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk Table of Contents Governance and Accountability3 Police Service Board Detachment Commander Organization4 Staffing Elgin OPP Auxiliary Business Planning6 Crime Management Plan Traffic Management Strategy Community Satisfaction Survey Community Mobilization and Engagement Community Safety Officer Detachment Statistics14 Calls for Service Traffic & Marine Safety Crime Prevention CriminalOffences Financial Reports20 Overtime Revenue Criminal Record Checks RIDE Grant 2 Our Elgin Police Services Board is very proud of all the great work our detachment has done. They keep us up to date and informed at all times. The ElginGroup front line staff as well as the Detachment Commander and office staff Police Services Board perform their duties in an exemplary fashion keeping Elgin a safe and healthy community to live in. The reports brought to our meetings are truly Chair: Sally Martyn eye openers for all of us and help us understand the complexities of their Ida McCallum work. Trudy Kanellis We were a totally new board in 2019, with the retirement of Joanne Ferguson and Bonnie Vowell as our Provinvial appointees. We thank Joanne and Bonnie for their many years of commitment to the board. We welcomed Trudy Kanellis as one new provincial appointee and are still awaiting the appointment of the second. Dan Froese and Ida McCallum are two new members representing respectively, Bayham, Malahide and Southwold, Dunich-Dutton and West Elgin. I was also new this year representing Central Elgin. Our board has worked very well together and attended meetings of the Zone 6 region to learn and grow. At this time, we want to thank Detachment Commander Brad Fishleigh for his great leadership over the past 10 years and wish him all the best in his retirement. He will be sorely missed. Sincerely, Sally Martyn Board Chair On behalf of the dedicated officers and staff of the Elgin OPP Detachment,it gives me great pleasure to present the 2019Annual Report. This report will demonstrate the high level of commitment Elgin County OPP has brought to all municipalities of the Elgin Group. Elgin officers and staff have worked in partnership with many stakeholders including our partners in the Provincial and Ontario Courts, Family and Childrens Services, The Ministry of Natural Resources, neighboring OPP Detachments and MunicipalPolice Services, and the dedicated members of our Community Policing Committees,to deliver a “community first” policing service. In 2019our policing priorities, as identified through community consultation, were Traffic Safety, Crime Prevention, and Increased Visibility. Inspector Brad Fishleigh In 2019Elgin OPP continued to focus on service delivery using the Ontario Mobilization and Engagement Model of Community Policing.We have engaged our community partners and stakeholders to form collaborative partnerships and develop strategies that will allow us to respond more effectively to social issues like mental illness, domestic violence, and issues involving youth. With the continued support of the Police Services Board, Municipal Councils, and our Community Policing Committees, Elgin County OPP will continue to provide a service that is professional, transparent, and appropriate to the circumstances, respecting the individual dignity of all persons. Detachment Commander This will be my last report as your Detachment Commander as I will be retiring in 2020. I would like to express my deepest gratitude for the support I have received from the Police Service Board and all municipal officials as well as our partneragencies and stakeholders. The officers of Elgin County Detachment are second to none and will continue to 3 provide a professional service to our communities while a new Detachment Commander can be identified. Elgin County OPP Detachmentstaffing remains unchanged in 2019. Wehave had many officers move on to new areas of the organization to be replaced by new officers from other areasin the province. The Elgin County AuxiliaryUnit is led by S/Sgt, Jeff Lister. Our Auxiliary unit is currently at12 members and wecontinue to recruit for future openingswith two new officers scheduled to attend training in March. The unit continues to provide a great service to the community as you will see on the following page. 4 Elgin County Auxiliary Unit 2018Year inReview The Elgin Auxiliary Unitcurrently has acompliment of14members. Our members participated in over 40 events throughout Elgin County. Those events included major operational events, ride alongs with officers on regular shifts and supplementing the marine patrol program. The Auxiliary unit also supported many community events across the county. Below you will see a sampling of some of the events we were able to participate in throughout the year. –Prescription Drug Drop Off Day –Rosy Rhubarb –Kids and Cops Fishing Derby in Port Bruce, Pt Glasgow, Springwater C.A. –Canada Day Celebrations –Rollover Demonstrations -Remembrance Day Ceremonies –Santa Claus Parades 5 2017-2019ActionPlan Our Annual Business Plan has been changed to a three year Action Plan to coincide with the new OPP three year Strategic Plan. Our 2017-2019ActionPlan priorities as identified with community and Police Service Board consultation are: Crime -Reducing victimization resulting from Domestic Violence and related occurrences -Reduction in property crimes including Break & Entersand theft from motor vehicles -Reducing victimization from cyber and /or technology-enabled crime Drugs -Continued emphasis on drug investigations focusing on trafficking and drugs in schools Traffic -Concentrating on The Big Four; impaireddriving, speeding/aggressive driving, inattentive/ distracteddriving, and seat belt use. -Motorcycle related collisions -Animal related collisions Other -Marine patrol and emergency response on Lake Erie -Response to persons with mental illness or in crisis -Reducing 911 pocket dials -Reducing false alarms Crime Management Plan Elgin County Detachment has a comprehensive Crime Management Plan that is administered through the leadership of Regional Detective Sergeant Victoria Loucks. The Crime Unit includesfour detectives assigned to major case investigationsandthree detectivesassigned to the Street Crimes Unit investigating property crimes and drug investigation.The DomesticViolence Investigatorposition has been bundled with the Community Mobilization and Engagement Officer and is supervised by the Detachment Sergeant. The Crime Unit is responsible for oversight and investigation of all serious crimes that occur in our detachment area. The foundation of the plan supports the OPP Results Driven Policing methodology and focuses on public safety through crime prevention and investigative excellence. Traffic Management Strategy Elgin County Detachment has developed a Traffic Management Strategy with a goal of reducing motor vehicle collisions, specifically those that result in injury and death. Our focus in 2019continuedto be enforcement and education around aggressive driving, impaired driving, seat belt use, and distracted driving. These four driving habits are within complete control of thedriver and together can have the largest impact on road safety. Elgin County Detachment continues to employ a Traffic Team designated to traffic enforcement. Our Traffic Team is dedicated to be responsive to community identified traffic issues as well asissues identified through analysis by our RegionalAnalyst. Using analytics provided by the RegionalAnalyst and the Focused Patrol Program the traffic team will continue to focus their efforts where they are most needed and can have the greatest impact on traffic safety. 6 Community Satisfaction Survey Year: 2017 1.98.4% of respondents felt “very safe” or “safe” in their community. 2.Of the 98respondents (or 25.9%) who said they had contacted the OPP in the past year, 89.9% were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with the ease of contacting the OPP. 3.Overall, 93.4% of respondents were “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with the quality of police service provided by the OPP. 4.91.9% of respondents were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with the OPP’s ability to work with communities to solve local problems. 5.83.8% of respondents were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with the OPP’s visibility in the community. Community Policing Committees Elgin County OPP is very blessed to have a strong network of Community Policing Committees to represent the municipalities we serve. We work in partnership with our committees to identify and resolve issues of crime and traffic that are identified by the community. In addition,our committees volunteer countless hours of their time to support many community initiatives, particularily those that assist children, the elderlyand vulnerable groups. Elgin County has sevenCommunity Policing Committees located in West Elgin, Southwold, Dutton Dunwich, Port Stanley, Belmont, Malahide, and Bayham. Elgin County OPP is very appreciative of the hard work all of our committees do to support their communityand the OPP.In 2019we continued to work withour committees usingthe Ontario Mobilization & Engagement Model of Community Policing and all committees are now using the model as a guide to assist them in setting priorities and objectives. 7 Community Mobilization and Engagement What is Community Mobilization and Engagement? Elgin County OPP follows Ontario's Community Mobilization and Engagement Model of Community Policing. Prevention and early intervention by collaboratively working with community partners has proven time and again to provide the most impact and lasting solutions to crime and the reduction of harm or victimization. Building strong relationships with community residents and stakeholders is an effective and efficient method of preventing crime and increasing the quality oflife for the residents of Elgin County. This fairly new approach allows for more flexibility to address policing needs and priorities at the local level, by involving residents in efforts to improve the overall quality of life in their neighbourhoods. It also allows for a fundamental PC Carlson going blue to support St. Thomas Elgin shift in police work from the traditional response Alzheimer’s Society to calls for service, to a more holistic approach that builds upon localized community capacity to address the risk factors associated with crime and victimization.The goal ofengaging the community is to move from police led initiatives to community led initiatives that contribute to the safety of all. PC Carlson at the West Elgin PRIDE Flag raising along Safe Communities Committee at the 2019 Seniors Picnic – with St. Thomas Elgin Rainbow alliance members and P/C Carlson Co-chairs this committee MP Karen Vecchio As the Community Mobilization and Engagement, Mental Health and Abuse Issues Coordinator, Constable Carlson works closely with community members, community stakeholders, businesses and community groups to develop innovative responses and solutions to crime and social disorder. Taking part innumerous committees and collaborations such as the Elgin County Situation Table (co-chair), SAFE Communities (Co-chair), Elgin Alliance to End Violence Against Women, Elgin Elder Abuse Committee and the Elgin County Drug Strategy Committee, Constable Carlson utilizes his 29 years of 8 diverse policing experiences from across Ontario to provide the policing perspective to the multitude of committees and groups that he is part of. Working closely with the LGBTQ2S+ community, Constable Carlson works to foster trust and break down barriers recognizing diversity and the responsibility of the OPP to work towards creating asafe and accepting environment for persons of all gender identities, expressions and sexual orientation. The following Community Mobilization Projects took place in 2019 and are ongoing; 1.Elgin Community Drug and Alcohol Strategy Development 2.Elder Abuse Prevention 3.Mental Health and Crisis Response Team 4.Police and Hospital Transition Framework 5.Senior Frauds/Scams 6.Formation of a Community Policing Committee in Dutton/Dunwich 7.Rapid Response Working Group –Alzheimer’s Society Rapid Response Working Group –Alzheimer’s Society Constable Carlson represents the Ontario Provincial Police on the Alzheimer Society rapid response working group. In this provincial initiative Constable Carlson has been workingclosely with Ontario Alzheimer Societies in designing resources, training and an educational video series for police officers.The training is designed to assist police officers in dealing with cases where someone living with dementia go missing. This includes working with thefamily, care partners,long term care or retirement home to quickly locate the missing person. The training also gives officers knowledge on prevention and referral processes and strategies. Elgin County Drug and Alcohol Strategy Identified through community concerns, in 2018 the Elgin Situation Table identified a need for a comprehensive drug and alcohol strategy within our community. A dedicated workgroup/taskforce was formed whose primary focus will be to develop a collaborative plan based on a “Four Pillars” approach of prevention, treatment, harm reduction and justice. The mission:Create, implement and evaluate a comprehensive drug and alcohol strategy that meets the needs of our community based on the pillars of prevention, treatment, harm reduction and justice.The vision:A safe and healthy Community in Elgin County without the negative impacts of drugs and alcohol. The workgroup has worked hard throughout 2019 to continue to develop a community base Drug and Alcohol Strategy. This project is anticipated to be complete in 2021. 9 Community Safety Officer Constable Adam Crewdson will complete his four year commitment as our Community Safety Officer (CSO) in May of 2020. In 2019 Adam showed continuing successes with strengthening connections with community stakeholders, schools, and media partners. During the school year Adam spends muchof his time within the elementary schools teaching the Knowledge Influences Decisions Supports (K.I.D.S) programto grade six students. This program which is similar to V.I.P program discusses the topics of: Youth and the Law (Youth Criminal Justice Act, making the right choices, etc.), Peer to Peer Relationships (healthy relationships, taking responsibility for your actions, bullying, etc.) Internet Safety (staying safe online, sexting, etc.) and Drug Awareness Adam further assisted the Thames Valley District School Board and London Catholic School Board in training grade six teachers on how to implement and use the K.I.D.S/V.I.P program within their classes for 2019. Adam continued to support school administration with non-investigative questions and solutions to ongoing issues with high needs youth. New this year was Adam’s support of the YMCA Children’s Safety Village in London, Ontario. Schools from Elgin County elect to attend the Safety Village for presentations on pedestrian, cycling, and various other safety topics. Adam conducted the grade one and two programs for students. This provided more direct one on one support for our schools byhaving a local officer provide the classes. This was previously facilitated by the London Police Service. Adam also dedicated time within West Elgin High Schoolproviding students and staff continued face to face interaction with police throughout the school year. MEDIA Adam has continued to work with our media partners within the County and area. This has allowed for greater messaging on public safety and current crimeand traffic issues. Adam often covers off regional issues for main stream media at the request of West Region Headquarter. Recently, other OPP Counties have had new media officers join the regional media team. Adam has taken a mentorship role with these new media officers to ensure consistent messaging throughout our area. Social media continues to be a priority for Adam. This enables our communities to be instantly connected to investigations and police activities within their specific communities. 10 COMMUNITY Being available to the community is a key role for the CSO’s. In 2019 Adam attended many events throughout Elgin County, often with the support of our AuxiliaryUnit. Adam continues tosupport the Youth Task Team in West Elgin/Dutton. This group provides support and advocatesfor youth wellness and involvement in the communities of West Elgin and Dutton-Dunwich. Adam further connects with the youth and community members throughout Elgin County by attending Early Year events, library’s, presenting at service groups and daycares. SPECIAL PROJECTS Adam continues toensurehistoric homicides within Elgin County remain in the media to be easily accessible to the public usingsocial media. This will ensureinvestigations and family intrests are not forgotten for years to come. One example is the Smith-Haveron double hoimicide that included collorbation with the family and media partners. Adam connected with the Cywink family and was able to highlightthe invesitgation to date and allow the public to have access to this usingsocial media. Adam partnered this year with Middlesex County OPP to run a citizen police academy for residents of Elgin and Middlesex. This had Elgin County residences attending a six week course to learn about the OPP. The course covered topics from OPP resources to current trends in crime. On numerous nights thisshowcased our own officers within Elgin County. This was the first time that Elgin County OPP has created and taken part in a citizen police academy. Regionally, Adam continues to represent the Elgin County OPP on the OPP West Region Diversion and Inclusion Counsel and the West Region Ceremonial Team. This allows the Elgin County OPP to gain further expourse and recognition throughout the region. Provinically, Adam sits on the innovations from the front line steering committee. This group is committed to the officers of our organization by providing positive changes at an orginzational level. Adam will be returning to front line policing on platoon and will bringthe knowledge and connections he has made over the last four years with him, making him an asset for other officers. Thanks Adam for your commitment and a job very well done. 11 Community Street Crime Unit Our Community Street Crime unit has been very successful in 2019obtaining 77 judicial authorizations for search warrants. Below are someof the major investigations they have been involved in. Funeral Break and Enters–Since December 2018, break-ins began to occur while innocent mourning victims were at the funerals of their lost loved ones in Strathroy, Stratford, Elgin, Middlesex, Huron, Oxford, Norfolk and Lambton counties. The pattern of the suspect(s) was unravelled by CSCU members which led to countless daily hours of scraping the online obituaries in order to narrow targeted locations to where the suspect(s) could strike.Between December 2018 and August 2019, a total of 34 break and enters with this matching MO took place. CSCU members would stage at selected locations in hopes to capture the villain(s) of these heinous crimes in the act.Once the suspect(s) were captured several search warrants were executed resulting in the recovery of more than $100,000 worth of stolen goods snatched from the homes of Southwestern Ontario families who were attending funerals at the time of the break-ins. Trailer Theft Investigation–This investigation started off as a property crime Search Warrant which opened up an untouched multijurisdictional trailer theft scheme where victims had their enclosed trailers stolen, VIN’s replaced and registered as new in order to disguise the theft.As a result, approximately 35 trailers were discovered to be stolen and recovered by the CSCU members. Turner Road–What started off as a stolen property occurrence, a search warrant was executed at a residence where it was learned the occupants were deeply rooted as Sikh Organized Crime members. Intelligence was gained and shared with the appropriate intelligence units. 12 Marijuana Grow Op–An investigation involving cocaine dealing resulted in the largest seizure of an illegal marihuana grow in the East of Elgin County.The farm was staged with a full working crew and supervision,all unlicensed and not permitted. Street value of the marihuana was conservatively estimated to be 1.5 million dollars. Property Theft–CSCU were quick to identify subjectsinvolved in break and enters in the Malahide area which led to a Search Warrant at the suspect’sresidence recovering an abundance of stolen property identified to be out of St Thomas and surrounding area. Break and Enter/Theft–CSCU members noticed a trend of property crime in the West Elgin area involving the thefts of ATV’s and vehicles. CSCU followed up with investigative leads based on similar MO’s used by Persons of Interest. As a result of this, CSCU observed a POI being in possession of a stolen 70,000 construction pick-up truck that was taken during a break and enter in Lambton County. Firearms were also stolen. Search Warrants were executed at the property of the accused and numerous pieces of stolen property including ATV’s, the $70,000 pick-up truck, and numerous pieces of expensive construction equipment were recovered. Intelligence linking a ring of property crime groups within Elgin and Chatham was gathered after executing search warrants on electronic devices that were owned by the accused. 13 Elgin County OPPCalls for Service 15,500 15,139 15,000 14,500 14,270 14,257 14,000 13,415 13,500 13,000 12,500 2017201820195 Year Elgin CountyTotal Calls For Service 4000 3000 2000 1000 0 Dutton Central West ElginSouthwoldMalahideBayham DunwichElgin 11858071092253513321194 2017 10818861134311714551216 2018 124810081565368515201154 2019 Elgin GroupTotal Calls for Service by Municipality 11% 12% West ElginDutton 10% 15% SouthwoldCentral 15% MalahideBayham 37% Elgin Group Total Calls Distribution 2019 14 Traffic Safety The safety of motorists on Elgin County roads has always been a priority for Elgin Detachment. Our Traffic Management Team is dedicated to enforcement and response to traffic complaints within the County. Officers conducted 548static RIDE checks in 2019, in addition to other tactics used to identify and remove109impaired driversandissue 102 suspensions.Festive RIDE was in operation from Nov 23rdto Jan 2nd. During that time officers conducted 97RIDE checkscharging 9impaired drivers and issuing 3drivers licence suspensions. As you can see from the Motor Vehicle Collision chart below,we have seen a significantincreasein total crasheswith 914in 2018compared to 720 in 2018.We will continue to use statistical analysis and focus on targeted enforcement of Impaired Driving, Aggressive Driving, Seat Belt Use, and Distracted Drivingto attempt to bring the total crashes down. These four factors can often be the difference between a minor crash with no injuries and a major crash resulting in injuries or death. Below are the causal factors for crashes inElgin County in 2019: Causal Factors Fatal CrashesRemaining Crashes 2018 2019 2018 2019 Alcohol Involved312721 No Seat Belt21130 Aggressive Driving0080125 Distracted Driving116695 Animal Related00266395 1000 800 600 400 200 0 Damage Personal InjuryFatalCar/Deer 5521426285 2017 5971167266 2018 7701368370 15 2019 Marine Safety Elgin County Detachment has5qualified marine operatorsconducting marine patrols,supported by theElgin Auxiliary Unit. The Marine Unit is out early for the May long weekend to ensure the boating public is ready for the boating season with properly equipped vessels and properly qualified captains. Officers are on the water patrolling every weekend and attend water related community events including Can-Fest, Harbourfest and Tall Ships in Port Stanley and Tub Daze in Port Burwell.The marine unit is responsible for approximately 450 square kilometers of Lake Erie and covers approximately 100km of shoreline along the north shore of the Lake. This includes the four ports of Port Burwell, Port Bruce, Port Stanley and Port Glasgow. YearMarine Hours# of Vessels Checked#of Charges (Criminal, Provincial, Marine) 1943037 2017 32239510 2018 2019454NoData8 16 Crime Prevention In 2019Elgin County Detachment continuedour committement to crime prevention. A large component of this goal is the pro-active education provided through media outlets and presentations provided by our CSO. We continue to follow the principles of Intelligence Led Policing.Using analytics from the RegionalAnalyst we identify areas of concern and assign officers to specific focused patrols related to crime and traffic trends.The creation of our Community Street Crime Unit has increased the effectiveness of our investigations and provided targeted enforcement. 6000 5000 4000 3000 2000 1000 0 Criminal ChargesPOA ChargesFoot PatrolFocused 6625396955411 2017 7125478719741 2018 12525029212961 2019 Enforcement Statistics False Alarms -Elgin OPP officers responded to 299false alarms in 2019downfrom343in 2018. 911Calls-Elgin OPP Officers responded to 1206-911 calls in 2019upfrom 822in 2018. Break & Enter We experiencedanoverall increasein Break & Entersacross the Countywith a total of 160compared to 99in 2018. 60 40 20 0 Dutton Central West ElginSouthwoldMalahideBayham DunwichElgin 27811352124 2017 19101929139 2018 291422512717 2019 Break and Enter By Municipality 17 DomesticViolence We experienced a notable increase in domestic violence occurrencesin Elgin Countyin 2019 with a total of 294in 2019compared to 193in 2018.In 2019we have continuedto work with our partner agencies, like Violence againstWomen Services Elgin County,to increase awareness and education and provide alternativeservices from the community. 100 80 60 40 20 0 Dutton West ElginSouthwoldCentral ElginMalahideBayham Dunwich 512535663650 2017 321614604328 2018 582345864042 2019 DomesticOccurrencesby Municipality Other Crimes 400 300 200 100 0 Sexual Theft Theft Theft Auto RobberyAssaultsMischief AssaultsUnderOverfrom MVTheft 21062831310313025574 2017 3129262831178414379 2018 122634223898513380 2019 Elgin Group Other Crimes Drugs 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 OccurrencesSearch WarrantsCDSA Charges 84649 2017 1011131 2018 18 211422 2019 CRIME STOPPERS London*Elgin*Middlesex(800) 222-TIPS (8477) Elgin County OPP continues to support the London Elgin Middlesex Crime Stoppers Program. This program has been very successful in 2019, handling 1789tips that resulted in the clearance of 36 criminal cases, 32arrests,2weaponsseized,andover $61,740in seized drugs. Crime Stoppers Ontario Stats(Statistics 1983 to November 30, 2018): Arrests:124,009 Cases Cleared:133,244 Rewards Paid:$8,098,397 Arson Loss Value:$16,769,779 Property Recovered:$306,406,496 Drugs Seized:$1,924,799,718 Total Dollars $2,231,206,214 Recovered: 19 Elgin Group Overtime Report The charts below outline the overtime expended for theElgin Group excludingprovincial responsibility. Elgin County OPP has implemented a number of strategies to reduce the use of overtime, including the creation of overlap shiftsfrom 3:00 pm to 3:00 amand noon to midnightto matchpeak time for calls for service.In addition there are policies that govern when officers are called in on overtime. 4100 3,980 4000 3900 3800 3688 3700 3,631 3600 3500 3400 201720182019 22% 9% 8% AdminCourt CrimeTraffic OperationalOther 21% 31% 9% Overtime Expenditure by Type 20 Elgin GroupRevenue Report The chart below outlines the revenue collected on behalf of the municipality for services provided by the OPP. JANUARYFEBRUARYMARCHAPRILMAYJUNEJULY $ 2,073.75$ 1,982.75$ 2,629.50$ 3,389.00$ 3,512.75$ 3,603.50$ 4,739.00 AUGUSTSEPTEMBEROCTOBERNOVEMBERDECEMBER TOTAL:$ 46,118.25 $ 6,186.00$ 4,184.00$5,675.00$4,860.00$3,283.00 Criminal Record Checks The chart below provides a breakdown of criminal records checks completed by Elgin Detachment in 2019, a decreaseof 209checkslessthan those completed in 2018. Of the 2590Criminal Records checks completed 161persons required fingerprints for RCMP verification. Criminal Record Checks 2019 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSeptOctNovDecTotal Vulnerable Screening115941571672672021321792032121591182005 Regular273641443638334124423523420 Other109171913131522122483165 TOTAL1521392152303162531802422392782021442590 R.I.D.E. Grant Each year Elgin County OPP completes an application for a RIDE Grant through Mothers Against Drinking andDriving. In 2019Elgin OPP received $13,539.38and all of that grant money has been spent to provide officers at RIDE checks throughout the County, with the bulk of those checks occurring during the Festive RIDE Season. We are very proud and appreciative to be partners with Mothers Against Drinking andDrivingin the fight to keep impaired drivers offour roadways. 21 Elgin County OPP, 42696 John Wise Line, RR#5 St Thomas, ON. N5P 3S9EMERGENCY CALL 911 22