OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, presides over an Order of Merit of the Police Forces investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 11 a.m.
During the ceremony, the Governor General, who is chancellor of the Order, bestows the honour on 1 Commander, 3 Officers and 36 Members.
About the Order of Merit of the Police Forces
The Order of Merit of the Police Forces was created in 2000 to recognize conspicuous merit and exceptional service by members and employees of Canadian police forces whose contributions extend beyond protection of the community. Three levels of membership with post-nominal letters reflect long-term, outstanding service: Commander (C.O.M.), Officer (O.O.M.) and Member (M.O.M.).