Uniformed Patrol 

The officers of Uniformed Patrol provide policing service 24 hours a day to our community. These highly trained officers respond to calls for service in accordance with the highest standards of professional skill, integrity and accountability.

 Roles and responsibilities

Uniformed Patrol is committed to serving the community and safeguarding the lives and property of the citizens of Kingston. Each day these officers provide a variety of roles and responsibilities.

  • proactive patrol and crime prevention
  • responding to non-emergency calls
  • responding to emergency calls including crimes in progress
  • enforcement of federal and provincial law, and municipal by-laws
  • investigating complaints and criminal offences
  • traffic control and enforcement


top of patrol vehicles including flashing lights


Emergency Response Unit (ERU)

ERU consists of highly trained tactical officers who are available to respond at any time to high-priority and high-risk incidents and arrests.

 Roles and responsibilities

ERU is deployed as required in a variety of roles, including situations involving hostages, barricaded persons, or weapons. When not engaged in tactical operations or regular training, ERU officers are on community patrol, making their expertise and individual tactical skills available at all times.


emergency response unit in action 




Canine Unit

The Kingston Police Canine Unit was created in the summer of 1997 to support the Patrol Division and the Emergency Response Unit.  

 Our canine teams

Constable Jeff Dickson and Canine Zeus

Constable Dickson and Canine Zeus


Constable Mark McCreary and Canine Titan

Constable McCreary and Canine Titan