London Police Service

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This article is about a Canadian constabulary. For law enforcement in the capital of the United Kingdom, see Metropolitan Police Service.
London Police Service
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London Police Service Coat of Arms
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Logo of the London Police Service.
Motto Facta Non Verba
Deeds not Words
Agency overview
Formed February, 1855
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* City of London in the province of Ontario, Canada
Legal jurisdiction As per operations jurisdiction.
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters 601 Dundas Street London, Ontario
42°59′19″N 81°13′54″W / 42.9887°N 81.2318°W / 42.9887; -81.2318Coordinates: 42°59′19″N 81°13′54″W / 42.9887°N 81.2318°W / 42.9887; -81.2318
Sworn members 578[1]
Unsworn members 179
Elected officer responsible The Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Agency executive Bradley S. Duncan, MOM, Chief
Divisions
Website
http://police.city.london.on.ca/
Footnotes
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The London Police Service (LPS) provides policing services for the London, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1855 and renamed from the name London Police Force, its current headquarters is located at 601 Dundas Street in London, Ontario.

Organization[edit]

The current Chief of Police is Bradley S. Duncan, MOM and supported by two Deputy Chiefs: John Pare (Administration) and Brent Shea (Operations).

Units[edit]

LPS is broken down into divisions, branches, teams and sections, etc.:

  • Corporate Services Division
    • Personnel Services Branch
    • Recruiting and Training
    • Corporate Planning Branch
    • Professional Standards Branch
  • Support Services Division
    • Communications Section
    • Court Services Section
    • Firearms and Property
    • Fleet and Facilities Branch
    • Information and Technology Branch
  • Criminal Investigation Division
    • Major Crimes Section
    • Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Section
    • Domestic Abuse Unit
    • General Investigations Section
    • Robbery Unit
    • Auto and Arson Unit
    • Break and Enter Unit
    • Youth Crime Unit
    • Investigation Response Unit
    • Fraud Section
    • Vice and Drug Section
    • Forensic Identification Section
    • Explosive Disposal Unit
    • Mobile Surveillance Unit
    • Criminal Intelligence Section
    • Investigation Support Unit
    • Crime Stoppers Unit
  • Uniformed Division
    • Family Consultant/Victim Services
    • Traffic Management Unit
    • Police Reporting Centre
    • Community Services Unit
    • Crime Prevention
    • School Safety Patrol
    • Auxiliary Section
    • Colour Guard
    • Police Pipe Band
    • Community Oriented Response Unit
    • Downtown Community Foot Patrol
    • Emergency Response Section
    • Canine Unit
    • Alternate Response Unit
    • Headquarters Reception Unit
    • Incident Response Teams
    • Crisis Negotiation Unit
    • Public Order Unit
    • Bicycle Patrol
    • Marine Patrol


London Police Service cruisers have changed over the years. Currently, the London Police Service has a new livery.


References[edit]

 2. http://police.city.london.on.ca/