Staff contact for the Board of Police Commissioners
HRM Police Services Codes of Conduct
Although the Board of Police Commissioners does not directly oversee the discipline of individual officers, or the day-to-day operations of the police services, they are mandated to provide civilian governance relating to the administrative and policy direction of the Halifax Regional Police necessary to maintain an adequate, effective and efficient police department. The Board also provides the same oversight in an advisory capacity for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Halifax District.
The conduct of Halifax Regional Police employees is guided by the Halifax Regional Police Code of Ethics. [PDF]
Halifax Regional Police Policy on Street Checks [PDF]
The conduct of Royal Canadian Mounted Police Halifax District employees is governed by Part 4 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act.
RCMP National Policy on Street Checks [PDF]
RCMP National Policy on Bias-Free Policing [PDF]
Police Diversity Working Group
The Police Diversity Working Group (PDWG) is a working group of Halifax Regional Police and the Halifax District Royal Canadian Mounted Police. It is dedicated to fostering police organizational change through inclusion and respect while improving relationships between police and the communities through demographic, cultural and geographic representation. More information can be found on the Police Diversity Working Group's webpage.