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Our History

. . . for the preservation of good order and the public morals therein. . . .”

With these words and to these ends, the Police Force of Kingston was created by the Common Council of Kingston on December 20, 1841.

From humble beginnings and representing one of the oldest Canadian police forces in existence, members of the Kingston Police have established a long and proud tradition of serving the Kingston community.  The following pages offer a comprehensive look at the history of Kingston Police.

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