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Essex Police Services Board

The Town of Essex contracts with the Ontario Provincial Police for police protection within the community. This contract is administered by the Essex Police Services Board.

The Police Services Act requires a municipality to appoint a Police Services Board. The Essex Police Services Board consists of 2 members of Council appointed by resolution, 1 person appointed by resolution of Council who is neither a member of Council nor an employee of the Town, and 2 persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

The responsibilities of the Police Services Board are set out in the Police Services Act. The Board is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services in the Town.

Meeting schedule

The Police Services Board generally meets on the first Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m.

View meeting dates, agendas and minutes on our Council Calendar.