Members of the 22 Division Toronto Police Rover Crew attended CJ13 in Sylvan Lake Alberta in July of 2013. Canadian Jamborees are held every four years in different parts of Canada. This Jamboree saw approximately 9000 Scouts form all over Canada and around the world.
Six members of the TPS Rovers attended CJ13 as Offers of Service (OOS) with the Jamboree Emergency Services Team. Our Rovers were part of Roving Safety Units that worked 24/7 patrolling the site ready to respond to any call for assistance, emergency or otherwise.
Rovers worked alongside serving and retired police officers from across Canada. This was a unique opportunity to learn from the experts and gain valuable life experience while performing their duties. These included access control, emergency response support, crowd control for ceremonies, VIP escort.
Jamborees provide a unique opportunity for our Rovers to experience the realities of policing, in a safe environment. They get to experience shift work, radio communications, report writing, patrol, conflict resolution, and engaging the community.