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Calls for Service: (Sept. 24 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.)  110 Firearms Arrest: Two Pe... More about Media Release for Friday September 25, 2020


Calls for Service: (Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. to Sept 24 at 8 a.m.)  94 Porch Pirate Arrested: A ... More about Media Release for Thursday September 24, 2020


The Peterborough police would like to thank the community for their assistance in locating the missi... More about Missing 13 year old twins located

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Our Vision

To be the best Police Service, providing the highest standard of professionalism in partnership with our community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote the safety of citizens and the protection of property, through an appropriate balance of law enforcement and problem solving and crime-prevention initiatives. This is based on a philosophy of community policing that involves working in partnership with citizens and other community stakeholders.

Core Values

Members of the Police Service display:

  • Integrity and loyalty
  • Empathy and fairness
  • Impartiality and transparency
  • Respect and civility
  • Courage and leadership

Community Patrol

Did you know you have a team? No matter where you live or work in the City of Peterborough, Village of Lakefield or Township of Cavan Monaghan, a team of officers and a Sergeant regularly patrol your area and dedicate time to preventing crime and enforcing the law there. They learn the area, share information on problems that occur, and work together to solve them. Their commitment to the residents and businesses in the area they patrol means real results. Our 57% criminal clearance rate and 83% violent crime clearance rate is evidence that team policing works.

  • Team 1

    The heart of our City with a high concentration of commercial and entertainment business.

  • Team 2

    The north end of the City with a high concentration of residential, business core, schools and Trent University.

  • Team 3

    Primarily residential in the west end of the City with industrial and commercial areas in the south along with Fleming College.

  • Team 4

    A mixed residential and commercial area in the east and south part of the City.

  • Team 5

    Team 5 officers police the Village of Lakefield.

  • Team 6

    Team 6 officers police the Township of Cavan Monaghan.

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