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Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

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The (CACP) Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police was founded in Toronto on September 6, 1905. It was first known as the “Chief Constables Association of Canada” and adopted its current name in the early 1950s. It was incorporated by Letters Patent under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act in 1968 as a non-profit organization. The Association received its ‘Certificate of Continuance’ from Industry Canada under the Canada Not-for-profit
Corporations Act in January 11, 2013.

The Association is dedicated to the support and promotion of efficient law enforcement and to the protection and security of the people of Canada. Much of the work in pursuit of its new mandate, developed in 2013 (August 19, source:, “safety and security for all Canadians through innovative police leadership”, is done through the activities and special projects of a number of committees and through active liaison with various levels of government and departmental ministries having legislative and executive responsibility in law and policing."
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The flag, according to the The Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada (official website: is found here:, flag ( and badge ( The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on June 11, 2005, in Volume 139, page 2034 of the Canada Gazette ( Original concept for the badge by the Association, and for the flag by Claire Boudreau, Saint-Laurent Herald, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

For additional information go to CACP (official website):
Esteban Rivera, 9 August 2016