Kingston Police

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From humble beginnings in 1841, the Kingston Police has grown into a sophisticated and respected police agency. In response to operational needs and community expectations, the organizational structure of the Kingston Police has evolved and changed many times over the years.

 

Sexual Assault, Child Abuse and Victim Services
Sexual Assault, Child Abuse and Victim Services

Information on services provided by Kingston Police and partner agencies for victims of assault and sexual assault. Details on the Kingston Police Path of Strength App (for sexual assault survivors) and Kingston Police Canine-Assisted Intervention Dog.

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Uniform Patrol
Uniform Patrol

Kingston Police Uniform Patrol Division generally provide the first response to citizens requests for police services

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Criminal Investigation
Criminal Investigation

The Criminal Investigations division concentrates on the detection and prosecution of criminals involved in major criminal incidents. This area is also responsible for the collection, compilation, and dissemination of criminal intelligence. The combination of specially trained detectives and an advanced forensics unit makes for an effective investigative team.

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Community Oriented Response and Engagement
Community Oriented Response and Engagement

The Community Oriented Response and Engagement (CORE) branch of Kingston Police encompasses six units and oversees their various community programs and engagement.

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Traffic Safety
Traffic Safety

Kingston Police strives daily to make the roads in Kingston among the safest in the province. Drinking and driving, speeding, and aggressive driving are issues of concern for Traffic Unit officers, as well as the safe operation of recreational vehicles such as ATVs and snowmobiles. Education and enforcement are used in tandem to make operators focus on safe driving.

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Community Officer
Community Officer

The purpose of the Community Programs Officer (CPO) is to provide coordinated, community-based crime prevention initiatives to the Kingston Community with a focus on neighbourhoods, business, aging sector and risked based crime prevention.

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Youth Officer
Youth Officer

The Youth Programs Officer (YPO) is responsible for planning and coordinating community youth programs (12-24 years) as well as acting as the Youth Criminal Justice Act coordinator.

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School Officers
School Officers

The role of the School Resource Officer is to provide support to students, parents, staff and administrators through various functions and programs. 

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Beat, Bicycle, Mounted
Beat, Bicycle, Mounted

Kingston Police have Beat, Bicycle and Mounted Units that often work together to routinely patrol the downtown core and assist patrol units as required. 

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Emergency Response Unit
Emergency Response Unit

The Emergency Response Unit (tactical team) was established in 1981 to provide Kingston with a highly trained team of officers to effect the peaceful resolution of high-risk incidents and arrests.

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Professional Standards and Public Complaints
Professional Standards and Public Complaints

The Kingston Police Professional Standards office is responsible for the investigation and resolution of conduct complaints made by a member of the public.

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Media Relations
Media Relations

The Kingston Police Media Relations Officer is the official spokesperson for the Kingston Police and acts as a primary liaison between the police service and the news media.

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