PERTH POLICE SERVICES BOARD
***Next meeting: Thursday, May 16 at 4 p.m., Council Chambers***
The Perth Police Services Board is a five-member board consisting of two provincial appointees, two municipal appointees and one community appointee chosen by Perth Town Council. Under the Ontario Police Services Act, it is responsible for governance of policing in the community.
The Perth Police Services Board is committed to excellence in police governance and the principles of community-based policing while ensuring adequate levels are maintained in terms of crime prevention, law enforcement, assistance to victims of crime, public order maintenance and emergency response.
Board meetings are public and usually take place on the second Thursday of each month, (except in July), at 3 p.m. in Council Chambers at Perth Town Hall. Exceptions will be noted on this page.
As of April 6, 2013, Policing in Perth has been contracted with the Ontario Provincial Police under Section 10 of the Ontario Police Services Act. Under this section, the Board is responsible for:
The current members of the Perth Police Services Board are:
Stephanie Gray, Chair (Provincial Appointee)
John Gemmell, Vice Chair (Municipal Appointee, Deputy Mayor)
John Fenik, Member (Municipal Appointee, Mayor)
Eric Devlin, Member (Community Appointee)
Vacancy (Provincial Appointee)
Board Secretary: Sally Smith
Perth Police Services Board
c/o Town Hall, 80 Gore Street East, Perth, Ontario, K7H 1H9
Sally Smith, Recording Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
Ontario Provincial Police
Administrative calls: 613-267-2626
Address: 75 Dufferin Street, Perth, Ontario K7H 3A5