Canada Awards for Excellence

Recipient Profile

Peel Regional Police

2023 Silver Recipient
Healthy Workplace®

Peel Regional Police (PRP) is the third largest municipal police service in Canada and serves over 1.5 million residents in Brampton and Mississauga, Ontario, one of the most diverse regions in Canada with over 65 languages spoken.

PRP is modernizing policing through transformative change and implementing Community Safety and Well-being (CSWB) as the guiding principle. PRP has invested in partnerships and initiatives that provide upstream services and resources to reduce the likelihood of victimization or criminality. CSWB has been the framework PRP has operationalized in every function and unit across the organization, including internally. PRP recognizes that to be the best for their community, they must invest in their members’ well-being. Over the past 16 years, fostering a healthy workplace has been prioritized by introducing programs and initiatives, including the Wellness and Fitness units, the Expect Respect Program, eight culturally responsive Internal Support Networks, the Employee Recognition and Culture Committee, and much more.

PRP female officers




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“On behalf of Peel Regional Police, I am honoured to accept the Canada Awards for Excellence: Silver Healthy Workplace Award. We will continue to invest in the well-being and foster a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace for all our members; and ensure we can continue to be the best service for our community.”

Chief Nishan Duraiappah

Previous Awards

Quality and Healthy Workplace® – Gold 2014, Silver 2013

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