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Record #: OAK3944
Last Full Update: 20 Sep 2021

Agency Information

Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Established 1987
Primary Executive John Guy, Special Constable; Phone: 905-825-4777 ext 3416
Funding Donations ; Fees

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) The band membership is comprised primarily of civilian volunteers. Some members are police officers, while others are retired police or peace officers. The HRPS P&D continues to grow with up-and-coming student musicians. 
* made up of 16 pipers, five snares and one bass drummer 
* wear the tartan of the Chisholm clan, the founding fathers of the Town of Oakville 
* performs by permission of the Chief of Police at a variety of community events within and beyond Halton Region over the course of a calendar year, including: 
* service functions 
* recruit swearing-ins  
* Police Day  
* other special events 
* ceremonies where the Chief and other dignitaries require 'piping in'  
* Volunteer Appreciation Nights  
* Police Exemplary Service Medal (PESM) Awards  
* Citizen Police Academy graduations 
* will also participate in private functions on a contractual basis 
* three-hour practice nights are held weekly throughout the entire year, with extra nights being afforded newer members for more dedicated instruction
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 80 year(s)
Application Email for information
Languages English
Fees Service - fee and gratuity schedule for events performance, available from Pipe Major

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters
2485 North Service Rd W
Oakville, ON L6M 3H8
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Intersection Bronte Rd S (Regional Rd 25) and North Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Special Constable John Guy
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Music Groups
Service Categories Music Groups ~ Public Safety/Protective Services Occupations

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