Shelburne Police Service
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The Shelburne Police Service (SPS) is the police force for the Town of Shelburne, Ontario, Canada. It was established in 1879 and currently consists of 23 members, including 15 police officers, 4 auxiliary police officers, 2 civilian support members. These members provide emergency responses to approximately 8500 residents, responding to more than 4000 calls per year.
These members work out of Shelburne Town Hall located at 203 Main Street, East in Shelburne, Ontario.
The Shelburne Police Service has frontline members trained in the following areas:
- Qualified breath technician
- Community services Drug Abuse Resistance Education
- Bike patrol
- Ontario Sexual Assault Registry
- Freedom of information
- Scenes of crime (SOCO)
- Criminal Intelligence Service of Ontario (CISO)
- Domestic violence
- Media relations
- Major case management
- Violent crime linkage analysis system (ViCLAS)
The Shelburne Police Service is a proud partner with the Special Olympics and actively participates in fundraising through the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Since 2011, the Shelburne Police Service has raised more than $105,000 for Special Olympics Ontario. This includes the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, and as of 2018, the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics.
The Shelburne Police Service also participates actively in the annual Stuff A Cruiser, where items (clothing, toys, funds) collected during the holiday season are donated to the Salvation Army and Dufferin Child and Family Services.
The chief of police is the highest-ranking officer. The position currently belongs to Kent Moore, who was appointed in 2005. The Shelburne Police have two Sergeants: Mark Bennett and Paul Neumann.
Police services board
The police services board is composed of three appointees, in addition to Chief Moore. On the current police services board are:
- Chairman Len Mikulich
- Provincial Appointee Sandra Lawrence
- Shelburne Mayor Ken Bennington
Shelburne Police Services Board meetings
Location: police board room, Shelburne Police Service every third Tuesday of the month.
Special investigations unit
The actions of the Shelburne Police are examined by the special investigations unit, a civilian agency responsible for investigating circumstances involving police and civilians that have resulted in a death, serious injury, or allegations of sexual assault.
- Shelburne Police Service 2017 Annual Report
- Shelburne Police Service 2017-2019 Business Report
- Shelburne Police Service 2016 Community Survey
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