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First Youth In Policing Initiative Graduate To Be Hired As A Police Officer

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A total of 1,175 city high school students have graduated from the Service’s Youth In Policing Initiative (YIPI) summer and after-school programs. Among them is Thushanth Selvakumar, who was in the inaugural 2006 summer class. He has made history by becoming the first YIPI graduate to be hired as a police officer by the Service.

“This is a dream come true,” said the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Criminology & Justice graduate who was assigned to 41 Division as a YIPI. “I have been trying so hard to get to where I am today. I am back to where I started as a student eight years ago.” Read more on