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Notice – On April 1, 2024, the Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019 (CSPA) came into effect and with that, the Melancthon Township Police Services Board will be replaced with the Mulmur, Melancthon, Mono OPP Detachment Board.  More information will be posted as it becomes available.
The Township of Melancthon Police Services Board is mandated by the Police Services Act and is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services within the Township.  The Dufferin Detachment of the OPP provides Police Services for our Township through an Agreement between the Township and the Province of Ontario.
The Police Services Board consists of three members – one member of the Municipal Council, one member from the Township, appointed by Council and one member appointed by the Province.  The responsibilities of the Board are established by the Police Services Act under Section 9.
There are four meetings of the Police Services Board per year that are open to the Public.