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Police Services Board

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Board Mandate

The Police Services Board provides advice to the Detachment Commander and the Council of Tillsonburg on the OPP service delivery model.

The Tillsonburg Police Services Board adheres to the provisions of the Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990 and is responsible under the Act for a number of statutory duties including:

  • The provision of adequate and effective police services in the municipality
  • Appointing members of the municipal police force
  • Assisting in the establishment of objectives and priorities in relation to police services
  • Establishing policies for the effective management of the police force
  • Recruiting and appointing the chief of police and any deputy chief of police
Terms of Reference 
Every municipality within Ontario that maintains a police force is required to have a Police Services Board in accordance with the Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990
Board Composition

The Board is comprised of the Mayor of Tillsonburg, one member of Council, and three members of the public.