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At the Waterloo Regional Police Service, we believe strongly in community policing and are committed to making a difference in the many diverse and vibrant neighbourhoods of Waterloo Region. 


We are the seventh largest police service in the province of Ontario and under the governance of the Police Services Board and the leadership of Chief Bryan M. Larkin. Waterloo Regional Police serve the municipalities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge and the Townships of Wellesley, Wilmot, Woolwich and North Dumfries. 


The Waterloo Regional Police Service is committed to strengthening public safety and quality of life by working in partnership with the community in crime prevention, law enforcement, and providing assistance to all those who need our help and believe strongly in our vision that if every person contributes to a safe Waterloo Region, current and future generations will thrive.

We provide professional service to the community and our members offer specialized skills and expertise.  Civilian members are hired to work in areas such as; Communications, Information Processing Specialists, Special Constables, Information Technology, Human Resources, Forensic Technicians, and Administrative positions.


Officers provide operational police service to the community consisting of frontline patrol, detectives, school resource, and special response. Officers undergo ongoing training - both mandated and developmental - in order to keep their knowledge and skills up to date. 
Collectively, the members of the organization work towards the objectives of the Strategic Business Plan and within the best interests of the community and the policing profession.

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