Chris Boddy

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  • Occupation:

    Toronto Police Service, Toronto, Ontario Second in Charge of one of Toronto’s 17 front line police stations.

  • Springboard:

    Support Program Committee, Communications.

Inspector Boddy has served 26 years with the Toronto Police Service and is currently Second in Charge of one of Toronto’s 17 front line police stations. Included in his portfolio is the responsibility to lead the Toronto Police Service’s response to the needs of those with mental health concerns, and to establish and maintain liaising with the agencies that support and serve them. He supports the Toronto Police Service Board Mental Health Committee and community consumer associations such as the Empowerment Council, Voices From the Streets; and the Toronto Human Services and Justice Committee.  In each of these forums the police, service providers, and consumers discuss matters of mutual concern including police training, equipment, tactics and relationships.

He is involved in a number of charities including the coordination of the annual Cops for Cancer head shave campaign in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. Chris represents the service in both mainstream and digital media and holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Justice Studies from the University of Guelph.