Summerside Police Department

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Summerside Police Department
Logo of the Summerside Police Department
Agency overview
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Sworn members 35
Elected officer responsible The Honourable Janice Sherry, Minister of Environment, Labour and Justice and Attorney General
Agency executive J. David Poirier, Chief of Police
Divisions 1
Official website

Summerside Police Department is the police force for the City of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

The force has 35 officers. It is headed by Chief J. David Poirier.[1] The Summerside Police Department shares responsibility with the East Prince Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for patrolling provincial Route 1A and Route 2 which pass along the east and north sides of the city.


The force's operations include:

  • Administration Section
  • Bylaw Section
  • Patrol Section
  • Criminal Investigation Branch
  • Traffic Section
  • Records Section
  • Telecoms Section
  • Identification Section

Police Chiefs

  • George Arsenault 1990-2000[2]
  • Ian Drummond 2000-2007 - former RCMP officer[3]




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