21 Division is a full service operational division. We have a full uniform contingent, as well as a comprehensive criminal investigation bureau and community liaison office. The division serves the community resting between Highway 410 to the west, Derry Road to the south, Mayfield Road up north and Highway 427/50 to the East.
21 Division is located at:
10 Peel Centre Dr, Suite C,
Brampton L6T 4B9
(905) 453-3311 ext. 2100
For Emergencies or urgent matters please call 9-1-1
Goals and Objectives
Uniform Patrol Top Priorities
- Traffic Management.
- Lawless Public Behaviour.
- Problem solve and Maintain Public order.
Criminal Investigation Bureau (C.I.B.) Priorities
- Reduce the number of incidents of crimes against persons and property.
- Closely monitor the behaviour of repeat offenders.
- Conduct all investigations according to the highest standards of policing.
Neighbourhood Policing Unit Priorities
- Working in partnership with the community to reduce incidents of crime and create a feeling of safety in our community.
- Utilize community based initiatives in order to become more interactive and transparent to the public.
- All Peel Regional Police officers within 21 Division respond quickly and effectively to meet the unique needs of the diverse cultural mosaic that makes up our community.
Role and Function
This is the most widely recognized role of the police officer in the community. The men and women on patrol are there to respond to your calls for service in a timely and effective manner. For most people uniform officers are their first, and possibly only, contact with this organization. The focus of the uniform officers at 21 Division, when they are not responding to calls for service, is to combat aggressive driving and lawless public behaviour through enforcement.
Traffic Enforcement Unit
This small unit has the primary objective of keeping our streets safe from aggressive, dangerous and impaired drivers. The traffic enforcement unit also works to reduce incidents of motor vehicle collisions resulting in injury or death through enforcement of the Highway Traffic Act and other related statutes.
Criminal Investigation Bureau
The Criminal Investigation Bureau is responsible for follow up and investigation into all reported criminal offences at 21 Division. Some of the duties of the members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau include:
- Investigation of criminal offences
- Laying of charges where appropriate
- Dealing with victims and accused persons
- Liaising with the Crown Attorney's office
- Management of the court case files
The Criminal Investigation Bureau utilizes special teams that deal with specific types of criminal activity:
Break and Enter & Auto Theft Unit
This group is responsible for the investigation and management of occurrences relating to break and enters to both residences and commercial premises. Their mandate also covers all incidents of auto theft, mischief to autos and thefts from autos as well.
Probation, Recognizance, Observation and Breach Enforcement Unit (P.R.O.B.E)
The main goal of the P.R.O.B.E Unit is to curb recidivism and reduce crime through monitoring and enforcement. This unit is responsible for arrest warrant enforcement, and monitoring the following; probation order compliance, people on recognizance, known sex offenders in the area, parolees and person(s) on temporary absence passes. Special Projects coordinator. This member of the criminal investigation bureau has several responsibilities including: Monitoring and investigating reports of missing persons, reviews all incidents of domestic violence, liaise with external community service providers such as the Wilkinson shelter.
Neighbourhood Policing Unit (N.P.U.)
These officers work primarily with high school students and staff to maintain a presence with our youth population. They work directly with teachers, parents and other external resources to ensure the young people in our community are headed in the right direction.
Bicycle Patrol Officers
These officers address the parks, pathways and wooded areas of 21 Division. Using the bicycle as their main mode of transportation allows them to get into remote areas more quickly and effectively. Enforcement of lawless public behaviour including field parties, liquor violations and minor drug offences are the main focus of this group. They are also utilized at special functions such as parades and special events.
Community Liaison Officer (C.L.O.)
21 Division's CLO is Cst. Adrian Woolley. The CLO works to foster a positive police presence through community involvement.
Cst. Woolley is available to:
- participate in your community events
- give presentations to your group
- assist you with complaints about criminal activity in your area
- administer the trespass to property act for business owners
- do a crime prevention audit on your home
If you're interested in learning more or volunteering with the 21 Division Police Community Liaison Committee please contact him for more information. Cst. Woolley can be reached at (905) 453-2121 ext.2160 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
School Resource Officers
The primary responsibility of the School Resource Officer (S.R.O.) is to strive to create a safe learning environment at our Secondary Schools. This is achieved by forming positive partnerships with students and school administration. It is encouraged that officers use a proactive style of policing and interact with youth in a non-enforcement manner on a regular basis. In regards to community issues and problems, the highest priority shall be given to those that arise from or impact upon divisional schools.
View the 21 Division Police Community Liaison Committee meeting calendar.