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Now Accepting Applications for GSPS Spiritual Team!

The Greater Sudbury Police Service invites citizens and community organizations interested in participating on the Greater Sudbury Police Service Spiritual Team to submit an application.

Through the input received from a recent internal Diversity Census, the Greater Sudbury Police Service is looking to create a Spiritual Team to provide support to our Members, as well as, participate in community events as an extension of the Service. We are seeking to create a multi-dimensional, volunteer Spiritual Team that will be comprised of a group of religious, pastoral, and spiritual leaders.

The Spiritual Team will be available to:

  • Provide spiritual care
  • Support Members and their families
  • Deliver inspirational messages to the Service
  • Assist with critical incident stress debriefing
  • Conduct invocations at Service functions as requested
  • Organize and conduct events designed to enhance      morale and well-being of Service Members and their families
  • Counsel members in response to stress or family  crisis
  • Accompany a Police Officer to assist with notification of sudden death by suicide, natural causes or serious injury of Members if requested.
  • Visit with sick or injured Members at their house or in the hospital
  • Participate in ceremonial events
  • Offer gratitude at special occasions
  • Act as a liaison with local ministerial associations and on matters pertaining to the moral, spiritual, or religious belief
  • Perform weddings, baptisms, funerals, and other important events
  • Be available to participate in ride-along programs to better understand the needs of the community and Members of the        Police Service

The Spiritual Team will maintain strict confidentiality in their affiliation with Members unless required by law to report a concern for the safety of the Member or safety of others.

We are seeking individuals who embody our RICH values of Respect, Inclusivity, Courage, and Honesty to serve in this capacity. 

We look forward to having leaders of diverse faiths and backgrounds become a part of our Spiritual Team.

Individuals who share our vision of working to improve community safety and well-being in our community are invited to submit an application to be considered for membership on the Spiritual Team.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in being involved and resume and completed Spiritual Team Application Form no later than November 14, 2017 to:

Greater Sudbury Police Service
Attention: Carrie-Lynn Hotson
Manager of Human Resources and Professional Development
190 Brady Streat, Sudbury, ON P3E 1C7

To access the Spiritual Team Application Form click here

The Greater Sudbury Police Service thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those being considered will be contacted.

Appropriate accomodations will be provided upon request througout the hiring process in accordance with the Greater Sudbury Police Services Employment Accomodation Policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). 

   Inclusion TeamInclusion Team Logo

 "Where an Open Mind is Limitless..."    

Mission: Promoting an inclusive environment guided by fairness, respect, equality, and dignity, leading to a workplace RICH in our values.

The Inclusion Team continues to build community partnerships and participates in many initiatives and events including Fierte Sudbury Pride's annual events, the Intercultural Ride-Along Program, the Yellow Card Campaign and Welcoming Syrian Refugee Families.

See our Creating Awareness and Understanding of the Transgender Community video below.   

    Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC)Diversity Advisory Committee logo     

In 1989, the Advisory Committee to the Sudbury Regional Police Services Board on Racial and Multicultural Relations was formed, now called the Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC). The mandate of the committee is to advise the Board on ways of enhancing relations between ethnic/racial minorities and police. The mandate includes assessing the implementation of employment equity, advising and assisting in the development and training of all Service members, liaising between police and the community on racism and discrimination, and responding to issues identified by the Advisory Committee.

 See our Intercultural Ride-Along video below. 

 Greater Sudbury Police Service Chief's Youth Advisory Council (CYAC)CYAC logo   

Purpose: Greater Sudbury Police Service Chief's Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) is a council committed to making a difference for young people in the broader community through their liaison with the Chief and the initiatives they undertake to educate youth and adults on the importance of the youth voice. The membership is comprised of the GSPS Police Chief and/or designate(s) with selected community youth representatives working together to build a connection between Greater Sudbury Police Service and youth of the City of Greater Sudbury at large.

Mandate: Our mandate is to provide information and advice to the office of the Greater Sudbury Police Chief with respect to matters relating to youth within the City of Greater Sudbury as it relates to policing whilst supporting the GSPS's Business Plan.


  •        To give input on GSPS Youth Strategy.
  •        To advise on how GSPS can engage young people to find solutions to youth issues.
  •        To bring forward information on issues/barriers to police/youth relations.
  •        To suggest how to recruit future GSPS members to be reflective of the community.
  •        To provide information for GSPS youth webpage.
  •        To organize events to support, and otherwise promote, the "Courage to Stand" message.
  •        To recommend on funding applications through the Greater Sudbury Police Service Chief's Youth Initiative Fund.
  •        To participate if personal time and commitment allows in other GSPS events related to children and youth.
  •        To build and maintain relationships with the youth of Greater Sudbury through social media.

 Photo Gallery


Photo Gallery: Inclusion will appear here on the public site.

Creating Awareness and Understanding of the Transgender Community video:


Intercultural Ride-Along video: