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OPP begin annual two-week marine unit police boat training at Ontario Fire College

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com

GRAVENHURST — Water levels may be still but that’s all the more reason for police to extra prepared for safety around the water.

Muskoka OPP marine unit officer Darcy Jibb was at the Wharf Monday for the first day of spring training.

Muskoka OPP marine unit officer Darcy Jibb was at the Wharf Monday for the first day of spring training.

And as usual, the OPP were back on the water Monday to begin their annual two-week spring training courses at the Ontario Fire College.

Police from across Ontario take the course, not just the OPP but other police services that have marine units.

Const. Darcy Jibb, of the Ontario Provincial Police detachment at Bracebridge, along with PC Moffatt, who head up the Muskoka Lakes marine unit, were at the Muskoka Wharf in the afternoon for the boat launch practices with a number of other officers including OPP and other police services.

Jibb said the intown boat launch was used becasuse the one out that fire college is still a little soft.

Meanwhile, in the same parking lot the police were practising in, a large number of Ontario Fire Marshal vehicles rolled in to the Marriott Hotel, where they are staying during their training course.

Ontario Fire Marshal vehicles filled the parking lot at the Gravenhurst Marriott Hotel Monday. They are in town for a spring training session.

Ontario Fire Marshal vehicles filled the parking lot at the Gravenhurst Marriott Hotel Monday. They are in town for a spring training session.

Marine unit boats are all cleaned up and ready for deployment locally and across Ontaro.

Marine unit boats are all cleaned up and ready for deployment locally and across Ontaro.

Police practise boat launching at the Muskoka Wharf.

Police practise boat launching at the Muskoka Wharf.

For the next two weeks OPP officers will be out in Muskoka Lake practising boat stops and rescues.

For the next two weeks OPP officers will be out in Muskoka Lake practising boat stops and rescues.

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Posted by on May 8 2017. Filed under Headlines, OPP. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

1 Comment for “OPP begin annual two-week marine unit police boat training at Ontario Fire College”

  1. decee

    Staying at the Marriott? Ms Wynne treats her “Revenue Tools” well.

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