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Lennox & Addington OPP Detachment Board

The Town of Greater Napanee contracts with the Ontario Provincial Police ( for police protection within the community.

The Lennox and Addington OPP Detachment Board is a joint detachment board between the four communities of Addington Highlands Township, Town of Greater Napanee, Loyalist Township, and Stone Mills Township.

As of April 1, 2024, the Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019 replaced the Police Services Act, 1990. The Lennox and Addington OPP Detachment Board was created under this Act.


As set out in the legislation, the Lennox and Addington County OPP Detachment Board’s role includes:

  1. Participating in the selection of the Detachment Commander;
  2. Determining objectives and priorities for police services after consultation with the Detachment Commander;
  3. Advising the Detachment Commander with respect to policing provided by the Detachment;
  4. Monitoring the performance of the Detachment Commander;
  5. Reviewing regular reports from the Detachment Commander regarding policing provided by the Detachment, and
  6. Providing an annual report to the member municipalities regarding the policing provided by the Detachment in their municipalities.

Along with its legislated duties, the OPP Detachment Board is considered a bridge between the community and police. The board provides a venue for the local municipalities to coordinate and collaborate on strategies to address common issues. 

The Lennox and Addington OPP Detachment Board will include one elected official from each of the four municipalities.

Two community members will be appointed. One (1) to jointly represent the communities of Addington Highlands Township and Stone Mills Township, and one (1) to jointly represent the communities of the Town of Greater Napanee and Loyalist Township. Community member terms will align with the current council term.

Provincial appointments will be selected by the Minister through the Public Appointments Secretariat.

If you are interested in serving on the OPP Detachment Board as a community representative, please complete the application form by Monday, July 22, 2024.

Lennox & Addington OPP Detachment Board Form

Applicant Information Sheet

The board’s meeting schedule has yet to be determined. Once available, meeting agendas and minutes will be published online on the Council and Committee calendar

The board will meet a minimum of four times per year, as required by the Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019.

The Terms of Reference for the new detachment board have yet to be determined.

The Town of Greater Napanee is currently providing administrative support to the OPP Detachment Board. Correspondence for the Board can be sent to:

99A Advance Avenue, Napanee, ON   K7R 3Y5

Or by contacting the Municipal Clerk.

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