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SC Wednesday Talk: Speaker:  Peter Sloly, Chief of Ottawa Police Service, 2019-22 Title: “Reflections and Projections on Canadian Policing”, February 8, 2023, 2-4pm.

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February 8, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

February 8, 2023 

Speaker:  Peter Sloly, Chief of Ottawa Police Service, 2019-22

Title: “Reflections and Projections on Canadian Policing”

Introducer: Daphne Maurer

Abstract: Peter Sloly will provide a concise but compelling set of reflections and projections about policing in Canada.  The last three years (2019-2022) has been imperfectly perfect storm – that exposed a perfectly imperfect police institution.  Peter Sloly will be sharing stories from his three decades working in policing, justice and security to provide the audience with important insights into the very complex, vexing and still unfolding world of policing.

Bio: Peter Sloly is the President of Sloly Solutions Inc., where provides strategic advice to organizations to help them achieve differentiated outcomes that contribute to safer, more inclusive, and more just societies. Peter is also a Visiting Fellow at University of Toronto’s Massey College.  Peter enjoyed successful careers as a professional athlete, a Partner at a professional services firm and as a police officer who rose through the ranks to become Chief of Police.  Over the course of his working life, Peter has travelled to five continents and over fifty countries.  He completed two tours of duty in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo. Peter is a recipient of the United Nations and Canadian Peacekeeping Medals as well as being invested as an Officer of the Order of Merit (Police Forces).  Peter is a graduate of the FBI’s “National Academy” and a graduate of the Canadian Forces College “National Strategic Security Studies” program.  He has a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.  Throughout his life, Peter has been an IDEA champion – Inclusion Diversity Equity and Anti-Racism.  Peter’s personal motto is “others before self, compassion for all”.  He was born in Jamaica, immigrated to Canada and lives in Ottawa with his wife and two children.

The link to register is  https://forms.office.com/r/kPdUZPWzf7

The deadline to register is the Monday before the event at noon. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants only.


February 8, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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