Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

The band membership is comprised primarily of civilian volunteers. Some members are police officers, while others are retired police or peace officers. The HRPS P&D continues to grow with up-and-coming student musicians

  • made up of 16 pipers, five snares and one bass drummer
  • wear the tartan of the Chisholm clan, the founding fathers of the Town of Oakville
  • performs by permission of the Chief of Police at a variety of community events within and beyond Halton Region over the course of a calendar year, including: 
    • service functions
    • recruit swearing-ins 
    • Police Day 
    • other special events
    • ceremonies where the Chief and other dignitaries require 'piping in' 
    • Volunteer Appreciation Nights 
    • Police Exemplary Service Medal (PESM) Awards
    • Citizen Police Academy graduations
    • will also participate in private functions on a contractual basis

Three-hour practice nights are held weekly throughout the entire year, with extra nights being afforded newer members for more dedicated instruction

Hours

Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 80 year(s)
Application

Email for information

Languages English
Fees Service - fee and gratuity schedule for events performance, available from Pipe Major

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters
2485 North Service Rd W
Oakville, ON L6M 3H8
 
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Intersection Bronte Rd S (Regional Rd 25) and North Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Special Constable John Guy
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Music Groups
Service Categories Music Groups ~ Public Safety/Protective Services Occupations

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