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Affordably & Passionately Serving Midland For A Century

Chief Michael Osborne

Since the late 1800's dedicated professionals have provided policing to our beautiful, waterfront community in an attempt to make Midland the best place to live, work and play. Our team puts “Community First”, interacting with residents and visitors in a friendly and respectful manner. They continue to impress me everyday with their knowledge, ability and compassion.

Fail To Remain Motor Vehicle Collision - Can You Help?


The Midland Police Service is asking for the public's assistance with any information they can provide above a motor vehicle collision that occurred at approx 6:46PM yesterday evening (Thursday February 16th) at the intersection of Hugel Ave and Fourth Street. The vehicle is either a beige or silver SUV with major damage to the rear passenger and rear drivers side.

Questions Or Comments For the OPP Costing Committee?

OPP Costing Process

The Town of Midland welcomes your comments and questions about the OPP Costing Committee's process and asks that you submit them to the Town's Clerk via e-mail at kdesroches@midland.ca where they will get them answered ASAP.

Office Closed On Family Day - Monday Feb 20th


The Midland Police Service administration office, including front desk services such as taxi licences and criminal records checks, will be closed on Monday February 20th for Family Day, and will re-open at 8:00am on Tuesday February 21st.

Does Midland Have To Pay For O.P.P. Special Units & Support

OPP Funding Snapshot

A very common question among the many submissions to my Ask The Chief blog is whether the Midland Police Service has access to Ontario Provincial Police specialty units such as the helicopter, dive units, K9, tactical teams etc, and if there is a cost for this service.

Midland Police Services Board Meeting

02/21/2017 - 16:00
02/21/2017 - 18:00
Board Meeting

In council chambers... agenda below.

Policing Costs Per Household - Facts Some May Not Have Considered

2015 Cost Per Household Policing - Not Accurate For Simple Comparison

As a follow-up to my previous blog post I wanted to provide some additional facts for consideration, and provide a more in-depth look at the "cost per household" chart that is circulating in our community (see attached)

Impaired Driving Statistics For December 2016


Guess how many impaired drivers were charged in Midland over the 2016 holiday season (Dec 1 - Dec 31)? It is the same as the number of beers that 95% of our impaired drivers say that they had consumed when asked...

With impaired statistics around the Province on the rise, it was refreshing to see that Midland's numbers were low... however, two impaired drivers is still two too many.

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