The municipal police board is the governing body of the independent municipal police department and provides a vital link between the police and the community they serve.
Membership of the Police Board:
- Mayor, as Chair
- 1 representative appointed by Saanich Council
- Up to 5 representatives appointed by the Province (Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council)
Duties and Functions:
- Policy Development
- Hiring a Chief Constable
- Collective Bargaining
- Community Relations
For more information about the Saanich Police Board, please refer to the Saanich Police Department website.
Additional information on Police Boards are available on the Provincial government website.