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The Town of LaSalle, a vibrant and progressive community boasting a population of approximately 34,000 residents, encompasses a diverse landscape spanning approximately 60 square kilometers. Positioned adjacent to the City of Windsor to the north, the Town of Tecumseh to the east, the Town of Amherstburg to the south, and flanked by the Detroit River to the west, LaSalle offers a rich combination of urban and rural settings.
Within this dynamic community, the LaSalle Police Services takes great pride in reflecting the diversity found both among its residents and within the organization itself. Upholding the values of integrity and professionalism, these principles form the foundation of this forward-thinking law enforcement agency.
The LaSalle Police Services prioritizes the establishment and preservation of trust and respect within the community and among its visitors. This commitment is paramount for every member, as they collectively strive to provide a safe and secure environment for one of Canada’s fastest-growing communities.
In alignment with its tradition of excellence, the LaSalle Police Service actively seeks individuals for all positions who represent the cultural and racial diversity prevalent within the community. The agency emphasizes and seeks people with a commitment to serving with integrity, accountability, courage, a sense of caring, and fairness.
Interested in a Career in Policing? Start here:
For general information on becoming a Police Constable in Ontario, please visit the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police website at https://oacpcertificate.ca/becoming-a-police-officer/
Before you apply to become a police officer with most police services across Ontario you must first obtain your OACP Certificate. To begin the process, start here: https://oacpcertificate.ca.
For those individuals who aspire to contribute to a dynamic career in law enforcement and be a part of a distinctive organization, we encourage you to apply to become a member of the LaSalle Police Service.
The LaSalle Police Service works in a team-oriented environment consisting of several specialty units. As a team, these specialty units aid in keeping LaSalle one of the safest communities in Canada.
- Community Patrol
- Crime Prevention
- Law Enforcement
- Victim Assistance
- Public Order Maintenance
- Emergency Response
- Criminal Investigation Division
- Provides criminal investigative and case management support to the Service.
- Responsible for the investigation and/or case management of serious criminal offences
- Oversees the Forensic Identification Unit, Criminal Intelligence, Major Case and ViCLAS coordination.
- Investigative Support
- Forensic Identification Officers
- Scenes of Crime Officers
- Collision Reconstruction Unit
- Intoxilyzer Technicians
- Special Services
- Media Relations Officer
- Community Liaison Officer
- School Resource Officer
- Crime Prevention
- Marine Patrol Unit
- ATV Patrol Unit
- Bicycle Patrol Unit
- Traffic Enforcement Unit
- Community Outreach and Support Team – C.O.A.S.T.
- Communications and Dispatch
- The LaSalle Police Service is responsible for maintaining, staffing and operating the Central Communications Centre 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.
- Provides radio and telephone dispatch services for the LaSalle Police Service, LaSalle Fire Service and Kingsville Fire Service.
- Provides after-hours radio and telephone dispatch services for the Town of LaSalle Public Works and Roads Departments
- Members are highly skilled and dedicated professionals.
- Handle police and fire emergency calls as well as other high-risk incidents on a daily basis.
- Are often a lifeline to both victims and responding police Officers.
- Administrative Support Staff provides;
- Officer support
- Court liaison services
- Police clearances
- Freedom of Information requests
- Front counter service
- Commissioning of oaths
- Overtime and time off management
- Training and travel requisitions
- File record maintenance
Question and Answers
How do I become a LaSalle Police Officer?
Any new positions for Police Constable or Cadet will be advertised on the LaSalle Police Service website and the Town of LaSalle website. The basic criteria for hiring are set out in the Police Services Act section 43(1).
43(1) No person shall be appointed as a police officer unless he or she,
- is a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident of Canada is at least eighteen years of age, is physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position having regard to his or her own safety and the safety of members of the public; is of good moral character and habits; and has successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent. (2) A candidate for appointment as a police officer shall provide any relevant information or material that is lawfully requested in connection with his or her application.
How do I become a civilian employee?
All civilian positions will be advertised on the LaSalle Police Service website and the Town of LaSalle website. The basic hiring criteria will be outlined as needed.