Interpreters Bureau

The Interpreters Bureau was established to assist members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service communicate with our non-English speaking communities. Interpreters provide assistance with both criminal and non-criminal matters. This is not a full-time position but on an as needed basis. Interpreters can be called upon for assistance at any time of the day or night. They are paid mileage and a very reasonable hourly rate.

We invite qualified interpreters for all languages to contact us and especially in need of interpreters for the languages listed below:

Amharic Armenian Bihari
Bosnian Brazilian Catalan
Cypriot Danish Finnish
Greek Hindustani Hmong
Indonesian Iranian Japanese
Latin Malay Oromo
Sign Language Slovenian Somali
Toisonese Yiddish Yugoslavia

If you are:

  • Fluent in any of the above languages, or any other languages;
  • Available on short notice
  • Live in Waterloo Region
  • Have a clear criminal record

and wish to become an interpreter, please contact:

Waterloo Regional Police Service
Human Resources Branch
519 653-7700 ext. 8506 (Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge); 519 570-3000 (All other areas) or 519 650-8500 (Automated Attendant).

In person, please visit us at:
Waterloo Regional Police Service Headquarters
200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario.


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(519) 570-3000

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(519) 650 8500

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