There are two Police Services in the Township. The Peterborough County O.P.P. serves the Wards of Smith and Ennismore; and the Peterborough Police Services Board serves the Village of Lakefield.
Peterborough County O.P.P.
in the Wards of Smith Ennismore
Self-Report Unsafe & Aggressive Driving in Selwyn Township Wards of Smith & Ennismore with Online Reporting through ROAD WATCH or O.P.P. Citizen Self Reporting.
The Smith-Ennismore Police Services Board advises the O.P.P. with respect to policing services for the Wards of Smith & Ennismore in Selwyn Township. The Board generally makes recommendations on objectives and priorities for police services and works with the O.P.P. Peterborough County Detachment located at 453 Lansdowne St. E. in Peterborough Tel: 705-742-0401 (www.opp.ca) and the Community Policing Volunteers - www.secp.ca in responding to the safety and security of the community.
2016 Smith-Ennsimore Community Policing Awards Night
Peterborough Police Service
In Lakefield Ward - www.peterboroughpolice.com/police-services-board
Lakefield Policing Contract Approved
Commencing January 1, 2015 the new Peterborough Police Service will provide policing to the Lakefield Ward.
The Township along with the City of Peterborough, and the Peterborough Police Services Board have all approved of entering into a short-term contract to deliver policing services to the Lakefield Ward.
"I am pleased that we can provide policing services to the community of Lakefield through a contract with the new Peterborough Police Service. This will provide a seamless transition and residents and businesses can expect to receive the same high level of service that they have enjoyed since 1998" stated Mayor Mary Smith.
Services will remain consistent with the current service, including: 911 access; coverage 24/7, 7 days per week; and access to the Lakefield Policing office on Queen Street to obtain a Criminal Records check and other services.
Business Plan 2013 to 2015
The Police Services Act of Ontario obligates every police services board in the province to complete a business plan for the police service every three years. See it here: Business Plan 2013 to 2015