Peter Sloly to Help Lead CATAAlliance Cybercrime and Police Modernization Campaigns
March 2, 2016

soly2.jpgPeter Sloly Advances National Cybercrime Council

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is pleased to announce that Peter Sloly, Deputy Chief, Toronto Police Service (Ret’d) has agreed to lead in the development of a National Cybercrime Advisory Council dedicated to addressing many of the critical priorities and needs as identified in the recently released Canadian Law Enforcement Cybercrime Priorities and Need report.

Furthermore, Mr. Sloly will be continuing to advance his recognized leadership and passion for the modernization of policing by joining CATAAlliance’s Innovation Leadership Council and through his role continue to advocate for the adoption and deployment of innovative technologies by police and the broader public safety community.

“I have had the distinct pleasure of working with CATAAlliance on many occasions over the years in my role as a Deputy Chief for the Toronto Police Service, and my respect for their commitment to advancing innovation in policing allowed for the easy choice to assist them advance this mandate in my post-policing career,” says Mr. Sloly. “I am especially intent on advancing the development of the cybercrime advisory council as the issues around the protection from and prosecution of cybercrime require a true drive towards innovation and the adoption and deployment of new technologies. CATAAlliance members and stakeholders can expect to see aggressive advances in this area in the very near future.”

“We at CATAAlliance are tremendously pleased that Peter has chosen to continue to provide us with the benefits of his knowledge, experience and leadership as one of his first post-retirement career options,” says CATAAlliance Chief Business Officer, Kevin Wennekes. “Peter has been an instrumental part of our work over the years, including being a valued ‘Dragon’ at multiple events, providing insights through keynote addresses and video podcasts, and typically helping to create greater awareness and support of our efforts through his extensive networks.  We certainly share in the anticipation that his ability to dedicate even greater levels of focussed direction to us will result in tangible, positive impacts to the entire public safety community.”

Join Live Video Podcast

Watch as CATAAlliance’s Chief Business Officer, Kevin Wennekes, interviews Peter Sloly on the priorities he will be seeking to address in the near- and mid-term through his involvement on both the Cybercrime and Innovation Leadership Councils.

View this live podcast by using the following link on Monday, March 7 at 11:00 a.m. EST:

Related Items

View one of the final public presentations made by Peter Sloly on the Future of Policing as Deputy Chief of Toronto Police Services.

View the 5-minute Outtakes version here:

Obtain the full 45-minute version through the specialty Video-on-Demand channel, featuring many noted speakers from the National Policing Cybercrime Summit:

Download the Briefing copy of the Cybercrime Priorities and Needs Report here:

For more information on any of the above and to learn how to become involved in advancing CATAAlliance’s public safety and security mandate, contact Kevin Wennekes at