RECAP: Cobey Promises Lots of Data in Months to Come at Police Board Meeting

It was another short meeting of the Guelph Police Services Board this month, but Police Chief Gord Cobey promised busy times ahead as the service starts completing their annual reports now that 2022 is nearly a month into the rearview mirror. The board will be looking forward to all that information in February and March, but for January we did end up getting a new chair and vice-chair for the board. Continue reading “RECAP: Cobey Promises Lots of Data in Months to Come at Police Board Meeting”

MEETING PREVIEW: Guelph Police Services Board for January 19, 2023

The Guelph Police Services Board will get together this Thursday for the first meeting of 2023; most of the items are pretty straightforward and will be remanded to the consent agenda. In terms of business that’s under points for discussion, we will welcome the new chair and vice-chair, and we will also hear what the police chief has to say about the last 30 days! Continue reading “MEETING PREVIEW: Guelph Police Services Board for January 19, 2023”

RECAP: First Police Board Meeting of the Term Was Brief

It was the first official meeting of the Guelph Police Service Board for this new council term, but will it be the shortest? Given the time of year, there was not much in the way of new business, but if you want to stay in the know, you can click here to see the agenda for the board meeting, and below you can watch the YouTube broadcast of the meeting, or see the live tweets. Continue reading “RECAP: First Police Board Meeting of the Term Was Brief”

Highlights from Police Board Meeting: Homecoming, Hate Crimes and Surplus

It was a relatively brief October meeting for the Guelph Police Services Board, but there were some interesting details revealed in the course of the virtual conference. There was an update about hate crime stats in the city, plus some reporting about police actions during Safe Semester and Homecoming last month. Also, what’s the latest about the police budget for this year, and next? Continue reading “Highlights from Police Board Meeting: Homecoming, Hate Crimes and Surplus”

“Enough is Enough.” Police Board Moves to Recoup Party Costs from U of G

In the first meeting of Guelph Police Services Board since Homecoming, the Board decided that it would be the last Homecoming without the City of Guelph getting any compensation for the added security costs.  A motion from Mayor Cam Guthrie and Councillor Christine Billings, the two city council representatives on the board, sent a clear message to the administration of the University of Guelph: “Enough is Enough.” Continue reading ““Enough is Enough.” Police Board Moves to Recoup Party Costs from U of G”

Guelph Police to Hail Cobey as the New Chief

Guelph’s Next Top Cop is going to be a distinguished and accomplished member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Gordon F. Cobey will report for duty on March 1 as the new Chief of the Guelph Police Service. Continue reading “Guelph Police to Hail Cobey as the New Chief”