Our Purpose

Our Purpose is

  • To unite fraternally and to promote health, fitness and lifestyle management to police personnel in Ontario.
  • To assist the police services of Ontario in developing sound and effective physical training programs.  This implies providing guidance concerning fitness appraisal, counseling, exercise safety and injury prevention, as well as the promotion and enhancement of personal health management skills.  It also implies the development of a corporate philosophy where physical fitness and positive lifestyle are value-enhanced and facilitated.
  • To become an objective professional collective authority to express opinions on various subjects including, but not limited to, tests of fitness and physical ability standards, equipment, the professional qualifications of leaders, lifestyle modification programs, program delivery systems, the physical demands of policing and training methods to meet job and lifestyle demands.
  • To develop methodology, collect and interpret physical ability and fitness information in reference to all job-related research.
  • To retain research information and findings in a central location and make it accessible to all police services.
  • To provide and promote staff development within the membership
  • To make and adopt a constitution and by-laws, rules and regulations for the admission, suspension and expulsion of its members and for their government; for the establishing of different classes of membership; for the collection of fees and dues; for the election and appointment of its directors and other officers, the definition of their duties; for the safekeeping and protection of its property and funds and in general, to regulate, manage and preserve its property and interest, and from time to time, to alter, repeal, rescind, or vary such constitution, by-laws and rules and regulations.
  • To promote the good and welfare of its members individually and collectively.  To consider, advise upon and make representations with respect to and generally deal with all matters pertaining to the welfare and interests of its members, including conditions of service, employment and membership.
  • To act as the representative of all members of the Police Fitness Personnel of Ontario, being all paid members and former members with respect to matters affecting the welfare or interest of the Police Fitness Personnel of Ontario.
  • To enter into any arrangements with authorities, Federal, Provincial or otherwise that may seem conducive to the PFPO’s purposes or any of them and to obtain from any such authority any rights, privileges, and concessions which the PFPO may think is desirable and to obtain and carry out, exercise and comply with any such arrangements, rights, privileges and concessions.
  • To encourage and promote co-operative enterprise, plans and arrangements, and to do all such things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the foregoing objectives.