Halton Police Board Advocates for Tougher Hate-Crime Laws

Hate crimes are on the rise in Halton Region and the Halton Police Board and Halton Region Police Service (HRPS) are addressing this issue as a top priority. Hate crimes are defined as criminal acts motivated by hate or bias against an individual or group, based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or […]

Jane McKenna Appointed To Halton Police Board

OAKVILLE, ON, March 3, 2023 – Ms. Jane McKenna has been appointed as a Provincial representative to the Halton Police Board. Ms. McKenna is a lifetime resident of Burlington with a strong background in Ontario politics. She was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2011 to 2014 and again from […]

Lisa Kearns Appointed To Halton Police Board

OAKVILLE, ON, January 10, 2023 – December 14, 2022, Halton Regional Council reappointed Oakville Councillor (Ward 5), Jeff Knoll and Halton Hills (Ward 1 & 2) Councillor Clark Somerville to the Halton Police Board. Halton Regional Council appointed Ms. Lisa Kearns as Regional Council representative to the Halton Police Board for the 2022-2026 term. The Halton Police […]

2022 Mid-Year HRPS Performance Review Update

Members of the Board, support staff and senior Halton Regional Police Services (HRPS) executives were joined by members of the public via live stream for our latest board meeting held on Thursday, September 29 at the HRPS Headquarters. Among many important items on the agenda, the HRPS presented its 2022 Mid-Year Performance Review, which included an […]

Strategic Planning

The Halton Police Board is here to serve our community by ensuring the Halton Regional Police Service is effective, accountable and represents the community’s best interests. The Board is also responsible for setting the objectives and strategic direction of the service through the development of a Strategic Plan. This critical exercise ensures that the Service […]

Halton Region Remains the Safest Large Community

Working together, our Community and our Police Service have once again achieved remarkable crime-related statistics. We have the best (lowest) crime severity index among all large municipalities in Canada for the 24th straight year, and we also have the highest rate of solving crimes! The Halton Police Board is committed to ensuring that policing actions […]


The primary role of the Halton Regional Police Board is to exercise governance and oversight functions to ensure that you, as members of the Halton community, receive the high caliber of police services you deserve. Our goal is the long-term safety and security of all our citizens. As we head into the summer season with […]

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