Police Services Board
The Police Services Board is an independent Civilian Oversight Board. The Board will fulfill its provincial responsibilities, as outlined in Section 10 of the Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P. 1, and the Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019, S.O, C.P 1. The Board will foster accountability by acting as the intermediary to the O.P.P and to the community by making evidence-based decisions and following best practices.
The goals of the O.P.P. detachment board are as outlined in Sections 68 to 71 of the Community Safety and Policing Act.
- One (1) member of Council
- One (1) public representative appointed by Council
- Two (2) persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, S. 27 (5).
- Mayor Steve Ferguson
- Councillor Janice Maynard
- Richard Gwozdowski (Chair)
- Heather Campbell
- Kevin Gale
- Staff Sgt. John Hatch, OPP
The Police Services Board shall meet a minimum of four (4) times per year, and more frequently at the discretion of the Chair.
The meeting, agenda, and minutes will be available to the public, on the municipal website. Members of the public may participate electronically as requested, in accordance with the Procedural By-Law.
If you have any questions about the Police Services Board, contact the Clerk’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613.476.2148 ext. 1020.