On Psych: presented by the Ontario Psychological Association

S2 E1: Mark Baxter - Mental Health in Policing

January 20, 2022 Ontario Psychological Association Season 2 Episode 1
On Psych: presented by the Ontario Psychological Association
S2 E1: Mark Baxter - Mental Health in Policing
Show Notes

ON Psych is back for season two!

In the first episode of season two, Dr. Douglas sits down with Mark Baxter, President of the Police Association of Ontario two discuss mental health in policing. 

This is an episode that you will not want to miss. 

 About Our Guest:
Mark Baxter is President of the Police Association of Ontario (PAO). Mark was first elected to the PAO Board of Directors in 2014 as a Uniform Director. Since that time, Mark has been actively engaged in provincial matters related to policing, including holding the position of Board Chair for five of the last seven years. 

Mark has been a police officer with the Brantford Police Service since January 2005. Throughout his 15+ year career, Mark has worked in front-line patrol, as a high school resource officer, as a qualified collision reconstructionist in traffic services and, most recently, as a front-line patrol Sergeant. 

Mark was elected as the Vice President of the Brantford Police Association in 2012, and elected President in 2015. He held the position of Brantford Police Association President until 2021 when he was elected as PAO President by members across the province. 

Mark lives in Brantford, ON and has two young sons – seven-year-old Jackson, and five-year-old Harrison. In his spare time, Mark is a basketball referee, officiating USport games at the national level as well as games for the National Basketball League of Canada.