Erin Morrison, Communicator, Peel Regional Police - 2021 Award Winner

Award: On-Duty Difference Maker – Civilian Police Service Employee 
Service: Peel Regional Police 
Year: 2021 

Erin Morrison has been a dispatcher with Peel Regional Police Service for 18 years, and brings a wealth of experience, professionalism and dedication to her role. She is extremely proud of the work she does, and she strives every day to ensure her competence as part of the Police and Emergency services system. Erin’s ability to think on her feet and make important decisions quickly and wisely makes her a leader amongst her peers. She goes above and beyond to create gifts and small reminders of appreciation for her teammates. Often on her own dime - and always on her own time - Erin has made countless Self Care Kits to distribute. She has organized events to raise money for mental health. 

This year, Erin has taken her commitment to advocating for mental health to a new level. She volunteered her time to bravely speak publicly about her own mental health through her Wellness Department’s Speaker Series, which seeks to create mental health awareness. This requires a unique kind of vulnerability and bravery. She is someone whose words and actions correlate - and those who know and work with her are energized by her spirit.