Shari Mackay, Staff Sergeant, People Strategy, and Performance, Toronto Police Services
Gloria Pakravan, Manager, Human Resources Performance Management, and Administration,
Toronto Police Services
Police forces are on the front line of diversity and inclusion. They must create inclusive, healthy workplaces that account for the diversity of the communities they serve. Additionally, they operate in sensitive environments under close public scrutiny.
In 2015-2016, the Toronto Police Service developed a modernization strategy. As a result, HR needed to modernize its strategies and structures. One of the first areas in Toronto Police Services to modernize was the approach to Talent Management.
They went back to the basics. First, as an organization collaborating with the communities that they serve, they built a new core and leadership competency framework. In this session learn about their processes and early successes such as a mentorship pilot program focused on uniform female first level supervisors