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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 and these meetings are held in the Committee Room of the Municipal Office.  The schedule of meetings for 2018 are as follows (meetings will start at 10:00 a.m.)

  • February 21st
  • May 16th
  • September 19th
  • November 21st

Board Contact:

Denise Holmes, Board Secretary
519-925-5525 Ext. 101

Board Members:

  • David Thwaites, Chair (Public Member) *Term expires November 30, 2018
  • Darren White (Municipal Member) *Term expires November 30, 2018
  • Kate Martin (Provincial Member) *Term expires March 20, 2020