INVITATION TO SERVE
>>> Bridgewater Board of Police Commissioners
The Town of Bridgewater is inviting applications to serve on the Bridgewater Board of Police Commissioners. The Bridgewater Board of Police Commissioners has a critical role as a civilian governing body of Bridgewater Police Service.
Responsibilities of the Police Commission under the Police Act include:
► Providing civilian governance on behalf of Council in relation to the enforcement of law, the maintenance of law and the order and prevention of crime in the municipality;
► Providing the administrative direction, organization and policy required to maintain an adequate, effective and efficient police department;
► Determining, in consultation with the chief officer, priorities, objectives and goals respecting police services in the community;
► Ensuring the chief officer establishes programs and strategies to implement the priorities, objectives and goals respecting police services;
► Ensuring that the community needs and values are reflected in policing priorities, objectives, goals, programs and strategies;
► Ensuring that police services are delivered in a manner consistent with community values, needs and expectations; and
► Acting as a conduit between the community and the police service providers.Additional background information on the Board's mandate can be found at http://www.bridgewater.ca/town-council/committees-of-council.
If you're interested in applying, an application form for this Board may be:
► Picked up at Bridgewater Police Service (45 Exhibition Drive); or
Deadline for applications is Friday, October 13, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.We welcome Bridgewater's citizens to get involved and help improve our community -- and we invite you to share this message!