Date & Time
August 12, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Join us for the “Pathway to Policing and Law Enforcement” event and discover your pathway into this career!
Here’s a quick look at what you’ll learn:
• Expert career details about the Policing, Law Enforcement and Security field
• Find out how to get extensive and thorough police and security training: including imperative firearms safety training; crisis intervention and conflict management, forensics and evidence, community policing and ethics
• Gain insight into the many opportunities in this field
• Hear from current students’ perspective and see testimonies from many graduates on their individual successes!
Special Guest Speakers
Dave Obermeyer –
Retired Staff Sergeant; 34 years Waterloo Regional Police; Uniformed Patrol Officer; Emergency Response (SWAT) Tactical Unit; Tactical Operator, Police Sniper; Team Leader; General Detectives Bureau; Homicide Unit; Primary Investigatory; Case Manager; Commander of the Special Response Unit; Tactical, Canine, Bomb and Crisis Negotiator Units; Major Incident Command; Patrol Watch Commander, Cambridge and Kitchener Divisions; Instructor at The Ontario Police College, Canadian Police College, Regional Police in house training, local universities, colleges, high schools, and elementary schools.
Wanda DeCoste –
Served 10 years with Ontario Provincial Police: Cadet Class Leader; Downsview Detachment; Golden Helmet Motorcycle Rider; Technical Collision Investigator; Coach Officer.
15 years with Toronto Police: 1st class Constable; 42 Division Primary Response; Coach Officer; Detective Constable; Coroner’s Inquest; Youth Crime Bureau; Sexual Assault Unit; Mounted Unit; Domestic Violence Unit; First Nation Ambassador; Human Resources; Rehabilitated Mounted Unit; Background Investigator/Recruiter; Intelligence Unit; Toronto Police Academy Instructor, Use of Force –Firearms; Sergeant; Traffic Services; 31 Division Traffic Unit
Shelley Lambert –
Background in social work, law enforcement, teaching and working with the public sector. 4 years in Calgary, as a Peace & Police Officer. After exiting law enforcement, worked in post-secondary education as a CSW Instructor and Police Foundations Coordinator. Excited to be part of the triOS Team and contribute to our student success!