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Director David Snoddy

Ottawa Police Services, CEC

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Biograpahy

David Snoddy’s experience in the work community and police relations, spans over three decades and three sectors; the private, not for profit and now with public service, and has worked and served on initiatives at the local, provincial and national levels. 

Most of his work has had a primary focus on human rights and social justice inclusion, including education and awareness, systemic change, organizational effectiveness, anti oppression, racial profiling, gender and sexual diversity, employee resource groups, safe spaces and reciprocal mentorship program as a few examples.

Prior to his work with Ottawa Police Service, David worked with the provincial government at the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, with a significant portion of that tenure with the Ontario Police College and the Ontario Correctional Services College both with a focus on Diversity and Inclusion. 

David’s experiences on various police community relations work also includes support to and work with; Canadian Certification for Inclusion Practitioners Program with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, Ontario Women in Law Enforcement, Association of Black Law Enforcers, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Policing with First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples Committee, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Equity Diversity and Inclusion Special Purposes Committee and as an advisor and a founding member of Serving with Pride.