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Chaplain Hillar Alkok

Chaplain Hillar Alkok is currently a Volunteer Chaplain with Toronto Police Service.

Hillar has years of experience as both a pastor of 14 years and as a chaplain in the workplace, airport and long-term care. He has counseled individuals, both police and civilians, who have faced traumatic events of various kinds and done so from a spiritual perspective. He also facilitated Ethics and Anti-Corruption training for the Estonian National Police while living there with his wife and 3 children for a short time.

Hillar has training in ASIST, CISM, and Domestic Violence Risk Assessment & Management in the Workplace. He is a retired hockey goalie, something that endeared him to various police divisions over the years. He is easy going and a good listener…and he’s really big on confidentiality.

Phone: 416.560.9508 (24/7)
Email: (confidential)

Rev John Borthwick

Rev. John Borthwick

John has served as the minister of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Guelph, Ontario since 2003. Prior to that, he served a church in Rexdale for five years. He is trained in Conflict Mediation and Leadership Development and occasionally does some teaching, coaching, and facilitation work in this area.
In 2014, John was appointed as the volunteer chaplain for Guelph Police Service (the first in this service’s long history). He is not only CPR certified, but a certified Mental Health First Aider, ASIST trained, CISM trained, and has completed the full training package offered by the Canadian Police Chaplain Association. In 2016, John became a trainer for Road to Mental Readiness and co-facilitated the roll out of R2MR with Guelph Police Service. He is currently completing training to become a Community and Workplace Traumatologist with Traumatology Institute, Toronto.
John brings a calming presence into challenging circumstances, and uses his curiosity and sense of humour to help people feel at ease discussing difficult matters.

Address: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk Street, Guelph, ON N1H 4J8
Phone: (519) 822-4772 (Church)
Email: (Confidential)

Rev. Gerry McMillan

Gerry McMillan
Rev. Gerry McMillan was born and raised in Kenora, Ontario. He is an ordained minister with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. McMillan has served in pastoral ministries in South Western Ontario for over 27 years.  McMillan's ministry has been community minded. While in pastoring in Fort Erie, he served on the board of the Niagara Drug and Assessment Service (Addiction Research Foundation) 1982 to 1984. For six years he was a board member of the Survival Through Friendship House (shelter for Domestic Abuse)  1984 to 1990 in Goderich Ontario. 
Since 1992 McMillan has served the Georgian Critical Incident Stress Management Team as a chaplain and debriefer. In 2002 McMillan led debriefings for the Barrie Fire Service after an on the line duty death of a fire fighter. After the Goderich Tornado in 2011, McMillan was part of  CISM assessment team. The Georgian CISM team serves police, EMS, Fire, Hospitals etc. 
Since 1997 McMillan has served as Chaplain for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 'O' Division. McMillan also serves on their CISM team. As a RCMP Chaplain and CISM Responder McMillan has served the Force at the Swiss Air Accident in 1998 in Halifax Nova Scotia, the Organization Of American States in Windsor, Ontario in 2000, The Papal Visit 2002 in Toronto, Ontario, the Vancouver Olympics 2010 Vancouver B.C. and the G-8 Conference 2010 in Huntsville Ontario 
Since 2000 McMillan has also been a chaplain for the Ontario Provincial Police. For 5 and 1/2 years he served as Director of the Ontario Provincial Police Chaplain's Program. Presently he serves as chaplain for OPP General Headquarters and Central Region.  
McMillan is also a member of the Canadian Police Chaplain Association and the International Conference of Police Chaplains. He served on the CPCA Executive for 6 years, 2 years being the president. Since 2000 McMillan is a Chaplain for the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 in Orillia.  
McMillan is the recipient of the RCMP Volunteer Certificate, the Queen's Jubilee Medal and Governor General Caring Canadian Award. 
McMillan resides in Orillia Ontario,he's been married for 44 years and has three children and two granddaughters. 
Gerry McMillan  can be reached at (705) 329-0338 and cell (705) 619-2444.  His e-mail is

Rev. Ralph Mills B.Th. MTS.

Rev. Ralph Mills

Pastor Mills has been in full-time ministry for twenty-eight years and is currently the lead pastor at River Oaks Community Church in northeast Oakville, Ontario.

Ralph served personally as a police officer with Durham Regional Police for several years before seminary training and entering parish ministry.

While pastoring in Chatham, Ontario he was the Chaplain for Chatham Police Service and also was a member of the London area, ‘Ontario Interfaith Committee’.

He has first–hand knowledge of what our police communities are facing today and has the ability to listen with sympathetic understanding.

He has been married for 43 years, has two daughters, and five grandchildren.

Phone:  289-983-7623 (Confidential)