The Halton Police Services Board is proud to announce a new project highlighting stories of collaboration between the Halton Region Police Service (HRPS) and the local community. The goal is to build even stronger police-community connections in Halton through sharing experiences and lessons learned, and ultimately further advance community safety in the Region.
Each month, the Halton Police Services Board will share a recent story of interest to Halton residents through media advisories, and in the New Year potentially on social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. All press will receive a turnkey press kit including a press release, one pager, contact information, and images.
“I think residents of Halton will benefit from knowing more about how our police and community members work together to keep our neighbourhoods safe.” - Rob Burton, Mayor of Oakville and Chair of the Halton Police Services Board.
“Positive interactions between HRPS and the community play a huge role in keeping Halton one of the safest places in Canada. We are pleased to have the opportunity to share these with a wider audience.” - Chief Stephen Tanner, Halton Regional Police Service
What is the Halton Police Services Board, and what does it do?
The Halton Regional Police Services Board is a seven-member civilian board, independent of municipal and regional councils, that provides strategic direction and oversight to the Halton Regional Police Service. The board’s fundamental responsibility is to ensure adequate and effective police services are provided to citizens of Halton Region. The Chief of Halton Regional Police Service, Stephen J. Tanner, reports directly to the board. More details about the role and responsibility of the board, its current activities, and a list of board members can be found at: https://www.haltonpoliceboard.ca