BRAMPTON, ON. (Oct. 30, 2014) – The Region of Peel invites applications from members of the public who are interested in serving as a Citizen Appointee to the Peel Regional Police Services Board for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council (subject to a one-year probationary period).
The Peel Police Services Board is responsible for the provisions of police services, law enforcement and crime prevention within Peel region. Preference will be given to applicants who meet the following qualifications:
- skills or leadership in a business or a profession which demonstrate ability to work effectively as a member of a board;
- demonstrated history of community service;
- of good character (selected applicants will be required to undergo police background checks);
- specific knowledge or experience which may be an asset to the Board;
- a resident of the Region of Peel;
- an owner or tenant of land in the Region of Peel or the spouse of such a person;
- a Canadian citizen at least 18 years of age;
- ability to devote up to 30 hours per month to Police Board matters including availability during normal business hours;
- not a member of the Legislative Assembly, the Senate or House of Commons, nor an elected official of Council;
- not a crown employee, nor an employee of a municipality;
- not a judge, or justice of the peace;
- not otherwise disqualified from holding office or voting;
- not a police officer;
- not a person who practices criminal law as a defence counsel.
The 2015 Peel Police Services Board meeting schedule can be viewed after November 24, 2014 at www.peelpoliceboard.ca
The Police Service Act Members of Police Services Boards – Code of Conduct can be viewed by accessing:
Submission of Applications:
If you wish to be considered for a citizen appointment to the Peel Police Services Board, please complete and submit an application form. Applications will be accepted by mail, fax, e-mail, or in person by the undersigned until 4:30 p.m. on November 28, 2014. Selected applicants will be invited to attend an interview conducted by the Nomination Ad Hoc Committee.
Information is collected under the Police Services Act s.27 and used to determine suitability for the "citizen" appointment to the Peel Police Services Board.