Halton Regional Police Service

Site: Oakville - Bronte Rd - Headquarters

Service: Education Services Unit - High School Liaison Officers

Contact Information
Office Phone Non-emergency: 
Local 905-825-4777; 
North Halton 905-878-5511
TTY Phone 1-800-990-8199
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 9-1-1
Fax 905-825-1205
E-Mail info@haltonpolice.ca
Website www.haltonpolice.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HaltonPoliceService/
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Primary Contact A/Sgt. Ryan Smith; Phone: 905-825-4747 ext 5169
Alternate Contact Sergeant Dave Tutte; Phone: 905-825-4747 ext 4727
Site Information
Located In Community North Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
 
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Intersection Bronte Rd and QEW
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name HRPS
Agency Information
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The primary role of the High School Liaison Officer is to maintain safety and investigate crime within the school setting. The Officers may conduct classes on personal safety and drug prevention and they may also be a liaison with the parent council committee.  
 
This program involves six police officers assigned full time to 22 high schools in the Region of Halton:  
* their mandate is education and problem solving 
* they are a resource for students, teachers, parents and other police officers 
* a primary goal is to alleviate the apathy that exists among young people towards the police 
* officers lecture on five topics in the schools: sexual assault/date rape * police and youth (career in policing) * drugs * violence * drinking and driving - RIDE 101 
* hate crime is incorporated in lectures 
* officers have the discretionary flexibility to interact with the student population as they see fit, whether it be games, field trips or other school activities 
* they take occurrence reports and deal with them appropriately 
* conflict resolution is an important facet of the officers' role in the high schools 
* school staff and parents are also exposed to talks about drugs, which include drug paraphernalia and drug use
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Halton Region high schools students
Application Not required
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Municipal Police ; Personal Safety Education ~ High School Students ; Police/Community Relations Groups ~ High School Students

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