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May 3, 2012
City of Toronto to honour fallen police constable with naming of parkette
Councillor Cesar Palacio (Ward 17 Davenport), Deputy Police Chief Peter Sloly and other members of the Toronto Police Service, family members and City staff will join neighbourhood residents for the official naming of Constable Percy Cummins Parkette.

Date: Saturday, May 5
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: 2054 Davenport Rd.

Percy Cummins, husband of Eurieta and father of Kim and Kevin, was an 11-year veteran of the Toronto Police Service. He was based at 11 Division police station when he lost his life in the line of duty in 1981 while investigating a disturbance call. He served with the Barbados police before serving with the Toronto police.

Constable Cummins was an avid cricketer who established important relationships in his Toronto community through cricket and was known as a community leader.

The new parkette is located beside the 11 Division police station where Cummins served.

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