Please CLICK HERE, for the agenda of the Hamilton Police Services Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, December 16, 2013, 4:00pm, Council Chambers, Hamilton City Hall.
The meeting is being live-streamed:
The City of Hamilton Police Services Board is the civilian body governing the Hamilton Police Service. It is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services, law enforcement and crime prevention within the City, a duty it discharges through the enactment of policies. The Board will generally determine, after consultation with the Chief of Police, objectives and priorities for the police service. The Board is responsible for the police budget, oversees the actions of the Chief of Police and is the employer for the police service.
The Board is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services in the municipality and its authority is set out in Section 31 of the Ontario Police Services Act.
Statement of Commitment
The Hamilton Police Service is committed to fostering a strong culture of human rights and inclusiveness in policing in Hamilton.
The Board is comprised of seven members.
Three representatives of City Council (for four year terms):
Councillor Lloyd Ferguson
Councillor Bernie Morelli
Councillor Terry Whitehead
Three appointed by the Government of Ontario:
Mrs. Nancy DiGregorio
Ms. Irene Stayshyn
Mrs. Madeleine Levy
One citizen appointed by City Council:
All members serve on a part-time basis. The current Chair is Councillor Bernie Morelli.