Chief’s Message


Peterborough Police-4It is with pleasure that I welcome you to our new website. The Peterborough Police Service prides itself on the service we provide to our community and the relationships we build with our citizens while patrolling our streets and neighbourhoods. Our enhanced website and virtual home means that we can now continue that excellent service online.

Our Police Service has been in existence since 1850 and today proudly serves the City of Peterborough, Village of Lakefield and Township of Cavan Monaghan in a Professional, Friendly and Helpful manner. As we move into the next generation of community engagement via our new website and social media we remain truly dedicated to our vision to be the best Police Service, providing the highest standard of professionalism in partnership with our community. 

Please join us online and take a “stroll” through our site where you will not only learn about our rich history, team policing model and specialized resources but where you will also find many enhancements to our online services.

Our site will allow you to report a crime online, apply for and obtain a criminal record check from your home, register your bicycle or hire a paid duty officer. Our ability to gain feedback from our citizens is of the upmost importance
and I encourage you to visit our online section to compliment an officer or leave a comment.

I also encourage you to browse through our 2015 Annual Report that is now available under the “Our Organization” section of our site. This report highlights the incredible work that is being done by our members, sworn and civilian, every day.

Thank you for visiting our site and I encourage you to visit often.

Serving the Community

In accordance with Provincial Adequacy Standards our mandate, as a police service, is to provide services in the following key areas of Crime Prevention, Law Enforcement, Victim Assistance, Public Order and Maintenance, Emergency Response and Administration and Infrastructure.


The Peterborough Police Service is a dedicated group of men and women who serve the communities they police to the highest professional standards.

All members uniformed, civilian and volunteers work together under the umbrella of a “total force” concept providing police service since January 1st 1850.

The over one hundred community based committees on which we have representation commit our members to the betterment of the community as a whole.