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Caledon OPP Detachment Open House

Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

Detachment Commander Inspector MaryLouise Kearns and officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are pleased to invite you to their annual Detachment Open House.

The Caledon OPP Open House will be held on June 17, 2023, from 2:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event is taking place in conjunction with Caledon Day. It is an opportunity to get a tour of the Caledon Detachment, learn more about OPP services, network with community partners, and also meet two newly promoted officers into the Caledon OPP command team.

For more information on Caledon Day, visit:

Parking will be available at Caledon Town Hall or at the Caledon East Community Centre. Signage will be in place guiding you to the Detachment via the trail system. Limited parking will be available at 15924 Innis Lake Road and will be dedicated to those with mobility issues only.

More about the two new members of the command team:

S/Sgt Kathe Kiamos

S/Sgt Kiamos is in her 23rd year of policing. She has been at the Caledon OPP Detachment for 15 years where she served as a front-line member, front-line supervisor, School Resource Officer, and a Seasonal RIDE team member. She was a member of the OPP’s next generation firearm selection process at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. She also holds membership in various community groups and committees. Prior to joining the OPP, S/Sgt Kiamos worked for Peel Regional Police for over 7 years where she held similar functions, was a coach officer and a member of a tactical unit for the Toronto 18 terrorists. She is a cancer survivor and driven by community engagement and collaboration.

S/Sgt Jeff Dudzinski

S/Sgt Dudzinski served his entire 26-year policing career with the OPP, 12 of which have been at the Caledon OPP Detachment. He started off his career in Shelburne (now Dufferin) OPP, became a Breath Technician, Scenes of Crime Officer, and a Technical Collision Investigator. He then moved to a specialized unit called UCRT (USAR CBRNE Response Team) where he became an ERT (Emergency Response Team) member, and CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive) specialist. He was further trained in various rescue equipment and operations. He was also an Explosive Disposal Unit member with additional training in homemade explosives, and large vehicle counter measures. As displayed in his career so far, S/Sgt Dudzinski embraces the vast diversity of opportunities, experiences and opportunities locally and across the province and even beyond our boarders. Outside of Ontario, he was a designated Special Constable with the Quebec Provincial Police to provide CBRNE assistance. He has received various certifications and training internationally throughout the United States such as at the A & M University in Texas and Homeland Security. As a newly appointment S/Sgt, he’s looking forward to the new opportunities and to share his knowledge and experiences.

For those interested in attending as a partner (setting a display, for example), please contact A/Sgt Joe Brisebois at

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