Pictured above: Constable Adam Cosgrove talks safety, and what it's like to
be a police officer, with local kindergarten students.
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 crime prevention, law enforcement and community partnership in order to improve community safety and support the highest quality of life for all people.
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, Records Clerks, 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.
There are eight locations throughout the community where our 777 officers and 317 civilian employees serve the residents and visitors of Waterloo Region.