Jon Reid is the Director of Uniform Field Services. He receives inquiries and complaints from uniform members and reviews all such matters. Jon is responsible for evaluating uniform working conditions and reports regularly to the Board concerning any significant changes or deviations from the collective agreement. Jon coordinates member representation in grievance cases in accordance with the appropriate collective agreement and the Grievance Committee guidelines. He coordinates, meets with and provides guidance to the Chief Stewards and Stewards.
Jon began his career in 1988 as a Primary Response officer in 11 Division, before going on to work in the Community Foot Patrol and Major Crime Unit. In the mid 90’s, Jon was assigned to 1 District Street Crime and 1 District Drugs. In 1999, Jon returned to work in the Primary Response Unit at 14 Division, followed by Community Response and Criminal Investigations. Jon was transferred to the Toronto Police College for four years where he assisted with recruit and driver training, before returning to 14 Division where he worked in Primary Response, Community Response and the Vice Unit.
In 2009, Jon was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was transferred to 13 Division Primary Response. After completing his probationary period he moved onto 13 Division Criminal Investigations. In 2010, Jon transferred to the Gun and Gang Task force where he remained until he was elected to the TPA Board of Directors in October, 2012.
Jon has been an active member of the Association since 1996 and has served as both a steward and chief steward at No. 14 and No. 13 Division. He was a steward at the Gun and Gang Task force until his election to the board. Jon has always been a strong supporter of the membership and the Association. Jon’s previous police and association experience has made for a natural fit to the position of Director of Uniform Field Services. Jon continues to work diligently for all members of the Association.