“Relationships And Technology” | Dad | Internet Violence Prevention | Youth-BMX Bikes-Positive Approach to Graffiti | Toronto Police Corporate Communications Social Media Cop | Crime Stoppers International Social Media Adviser | speak English/French | passionate about success of our youth | gang prevention ONGIA.org / NoToGangs.org | Advocate of Open Data Initiatives, Social Media, Internet and Law Enforcement | Live Music Is Best!
Scott Mills has been employed as a police officer since 1990, and is currently assigned to be a Social Media Officer working in the Toronto Police Service Corporate Communications office. He volunteers as a social media adviser for community led Crime Stoppers programs in partnership with police and media nationally in Canada, in USA and internationally. Scott is a serving board member on the Spanish Speaking Education Network, Communities Advancing Valued Environments and the Ontario Gang Investigators Association.
Scott started his career in 1990 with the Peel Regional Police and transferred to Toronto Police Service in 2002. He has experience in community policing, schools, homicide squad, Intelligence Unit, Street Crime Unit (gangs) and Crime Stoppers programs.
“Community collaboration is the key to success and safety and social media tools are a must to accomplish these goals using a relationships and technology strategy.” Scott is currently working with community partners from the education and medical sectors to design a Real Time Crisis Centre, that envisions the use of relationships and technology strategies and social media to save lives, especially for people experiencing mental health and homelessness issues, and to reduce 911 calls and hospital emergency room visits.
Scott’s passion is working with youth on the theme of graffiti art and community building and BMX bikes. He has been long involved with these initiatives, and celebrating them on social media for success and safety. He is also passionate about furthering investigations and prevention efforts for missing and murdered Native women.