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Fall 2018

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6 CACP Fall 2018 THE CACP POLICING PARTNERSHIP AWARD 2018 Award Recipient: Mr. Barry Elliott for Project Chargeback Mr. Barry Elliott is a retired Ontario Provincial Police Officer who worked in partnership with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) to develop and implement Project Chargeback, an anti-counterfeiting strategy designed to combat organized crime. Mr. Elliott's efforts have had a significant impact on crime reduction, public education and crime prevention in Canada and around the world. The CAFC, in partnership with Visa and MasterCard, implemented a Merchant Account Disruption program to share descriptor information from fraud complaints involving credit cards. This program was expanded to include complaints received on deceptive marketing of counterfeit goods online. Mr. Elliott also worked closely with Visa, MasterCard, Canadian banks, and international partners, and created new partnerships with the Canadian companies experiencing losses due to the underground economy of counterfeit products. Project Chargeback has registered over 10,000 confirmations of charge- backs where the victims have been reimbursed and has shut down over 5,000 merchant accounts worldwide linked to counterfeiting, fraud and intellectual property theft. Other countries such as the United Kingdom, France, the United States., Switzerland, Italy, India and China have shown an interest in implementing similar strategies. THE CACP RECOGNITION AWARD 2018 Award Recipient: Deputy Chief Constable Mike Serr Mike Serr, the Deputy Chief Constable of the Abbotsford Police Department assumed the duties of Chief Constable of the Abbotsford Police Department on October 1 st , 2018. He was selected to receive the CACP Recognition Award as an acknowledgment of his leadership of the CACP's Drug Advisory Committee and his invaluable advice and direction on two of the association's key strategic priorities – the legalization of cannabis and the CACP position on opioids. CACP/MOTOROLA AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE IN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Recipient of the 2018 Award for an Emergency Preparedness Program: Perth County Emergency Management Team for their Municipal 511 Project The goal of this project was to create a 'Common Operating Picture' for first responders when dealing with major events that result in road closures, poor road conditions and other hazards that can potentially lead to life-threatening delays to emergency responses. Perth County Emergency Services adopted the Municipal 511 system to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of operations in dealing with both day-to-day and major incidents. Municipal 511 is a cost effective, two-way, web-based service for managing and communicating current and future road work, restrictions The 2018 CACP Awards for Excellence in Policing and Public Safety The CACP congratulates all 2018 award recipients. Your work has had a huge positive impact on our organizations and our communities. We are proud to be associated with you and your colleagues across this country. (L to R): Mr. Yves Riopel, Director of Security, GardaWorld and Co-chair, Private Sector Liaison Committee; Mr. Barry Elliott (Rtd), Ontario Provincial Police; Assistant Commissioner Joanne Crampton, RCMP and head of the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, and Inspector Dan Delaney, Via Rail and Co-chair, Private Sector Liaison Commmittee. Deputy Chief Constable Mike Serr, Abbotsford Police Department

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