We Develop Ourselves and Others

OUR DEVELOPMENT

We cannot afford to be complacent. Our success hinges on us growing and developing and supporting each other on this journey.

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How can I Work Collaboratively?

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What are our members saying about this competency?

We take ownership for pursuing our own learning and development, and actively encourage and support the development of others.

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How can I further develop my skills?

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I am a Toronto Police Service Member


We commit to our own learning.

  • I know my personal strengths and development needs, and actively develop myself.
  • I proactively seek, am open to, and act upon feedback from others.
  • I continually build my knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • I reflect on my performance, learn from my experience, and act on it.
  • I share my knowledge and best practices to support the development of others.
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I am a Supervisor, Sergeant or Staff Sergeant


We coach and develop others.

  • I encourage members to take ownership of their personal and professional development.
  • I create an environment where learning and development are valued, and model this through my own commitment to career development.
  • I provide real-time feedback, guidance and support, and help others learn from mistakes and setbacks.
  • I coach, guide, train, mentor and develop others.
  • I give both positive and constructive feedback, along with suggestions for improvement.
  • I identify high potentials and future leaders in my area, and put plans in place for their development.
  • I make myself available to mentor high potentials individuals, even outside my own area.
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I am a Manager, Inspector or Superintendent


We grow our talent.

  • I provide longer-term coaching and mentoring to members.
  • I provide balanced feedback and developmental opportunities within and beyond my area to help people grow.
  • I identify future leaders across the Service, and look for specific opportunities to further their development, including my mentoring support.
  • I delegate challenging tasks and activities to develop others.
  • I know who the Service’s high potentials are, and ensure they get the mentoring and development opportunities needed to grow.
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I am a Director, Staff Superintendent, Executive, Chief or Command Member


We create a culture of excellence.

  • I create and inspire a culture of excellence, high performance and continuous learning.
  • I create and inspire the environment in which talent development is a priority for the organization, and encourage all leaders to do so.
  • I drive succession planning efforts on aligning people’s capabilities with the current and future needs of the Service and the communities we serve.
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