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Purpose and Function

The Aylmer Police Services Board is governed by Section 3 of the Polices Services Act that states there shall be a police services board for every municipality that maintains a police force. This board is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services.

Responsibilities of the board:

  • appoint the members of the municipal police force;
  • determine the objectives and priorities with respect to police services in the municipality in consultation with the chief of police;
  • establish policies for effective management of the police force;
  • recruit and appoint the chief of police and any deputy chief of police and annually determine their remuneration and working conditions;
  • direct the chief of police and monitor his or her performance;
  • establish policies respecting the disclosure by chiefs of police of personal information about individuals;
  • receive regular reports from the chief of police on disclosures and decisions;
  • establish guidelines with respect to the indemnification of members of the police force for legal costs;
  • establish guidelines for dealing with complaints;
  • review the chief of police’s administration of the complaints system and receive regular reports from the chief of police on his or her administration of the complaints system.

Board Members

Members of the Police Services Board consist of the head of the municipal council, one member of the council appointed by resolution of the council, one person appointed by resolution of the council who is neither a member of the council nor an employee of the municipality, and two persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Boards elect a chair and may elect a vice-chair. The current members are:

  • William Vanraes (Chair), Council Member
  • Pete Barbour (Vice-Chair); Council Member
  • Mary French, Provincial Member
  • Ken Graves, Provincial Member
  • Dennis O’Neil, Community Member
  • Bobbi Irwin (Secretary)

Strategic Business Plan

In partnership with community members, Town Council and Aylmer Police Services, the Aylmer Police Services Board (PSB) has set goals and objectives in the 2022-2024 Strategic Plan that outlines the direction for the Aylmer Police Service.

Aylmer Police Service Strategic Plan 2022-2024

Meeting Schedule

The Aylmer Police Services Board generally meets the second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are held at 25 Centre Street, Aylmer, ON.

  • Tuesday, January 9 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 13 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 12 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 9 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 14 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 11 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 10 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 12 2024 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 10 2024 5:30 p.m.

More Information


Deputation requests are reviewed and placed on the next appropriate agenda at the Police Service Board Chair’s discretion.

Please send deputation requests to [email protected]


Aylmer Police Services Board
PO Box 124
Aylmer, ON
N5H 2R9

Phone: 519-773-4913
Fax: 519-765-1446

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