Peter Sloly

peter slolyToronto Police Deputy Chief, Peter Sloly, has been selected by the Soccer Hall of Fame & Museum Board of Directors.

Currently, Peter Sloly is in his 23rd year with the Toronto Police Service. He has a Criminal Justice Education Certificate from the University of Virginia, Incident Command System Certification from the Justice Institute of British  Columbia, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from McMaster University and a Masters in Business Administration from York University's Schulich School of Business. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the University of  Toronto Rotman Police Executive Leadership Program.

Governors as the second ever recipient of the Brian Budd Award.

Peter Sloly was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1966. He moved with his family to Toronto just before his 10th birthday, and began playing youth soccer after arriving in Toronto. He excelled on the field while playing for St. Andrews  Soccer Club, where he was coached by former Ontario Socccer Association President, and currently retired police officer John Knox. Sloly played for Knox until he was 15, when his talents earned him a place on the Provincial team.  Peter went on to play 21 times for Canada's Youth National Team, including the 1985 FIFA World Youth Championships in the old Soviet Union. He was capped once for Canada's Senior Men's National Team in a game against Egypt in Cairo. Peter also played professionally for the Toronto Blizzard, alongside 2011 Soccer Hall of Fame Inductee, Lyndon Hooper.

Peter Sloly has authored articles for several police and justice magazines on community mobilization, crime prevention and emergency management. He is an adjunct Professor at the University of GuelphHumber. He is member of the Police Executive Research Foundation, the Canadian Police College Advisory Board and a guest lecturer at the Ontario Police College.

Peter Sloly is presently in charge of Executive Command, comprised of 4 pillars and 9 business units which include? Professional Standards Investigative Unit, Professional Standard Risk Management Unit, Legal Services, Corporate  Communications, Corporate Planning, Records Management, Property & Evidence Management Unit, Audit & Quality Assurance and the Video Services Unit.

Peter Sloly oversaw the Staff Planning & Community Mobilization pillar, which included the following units: Employment, Training & Education, Staff Planning, Diversity Management and Community Mobilization. He has also been the Unit Commander of 55 Division, 53 Division and Corporate Communications. He was a senior manager at 31 Division, 52 Division and Duty Operations. He has worked in Community Response, Major Crime, Youth Bureau and Public Order. Peter Sloly participated in the following international policing programs? Pearls in Policing, Lithuania Development Mission and the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo where he was a Command Staff Officer and the
Canadian Contingent Commander.

Peter Sloly is a member of the Ontario Association of Chief's of Police, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the FBI National Academy Associates, the Police Executive Research Forum, the TPS Military Veterans Association and the Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers. He has also served on the following Boards of Directors? Spirit of the People Aboriginal Centre, Black Business & Professional  Association's National Scholarship Foundation, Merry Go Round – Kids Cops & Computers, Covenant House, Herb Carnegie Future Aces Board, Ontario Science Centre, the Greater Toronto "CivicAction" Alliance and the TDSB Elkhorn Public School Parent's Council.


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