The HRPS Purchasing Services unit consists of public procurement professionals who research and acquire supplies, equipment and services for the Police Service and who ensure that purchasing activities in excess of $5,000 are performed in accordance with the requirements of The Regional Municipality of Halton Police Services Board's Purchasing By-law 2016-001 (as amended).
The Unit is also responsible for the contract administration of the Police Service’ many contracts for the supply of goods and/or services including the granting of security clearances to the various contractors’ workers. They also manage all public procurement functions as these are centralized within the police service to the Purchasing Services Unit.
The procurement professionals are members of two (2) co-operative purchasing groups; Co-operative Purchasing Group (HCPG) and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Police Co-operative Purchasing Group (PCPG). These groups are dedicated to providing optimum value and resources to its member agencies and to the client groups of the Unit through innovative and progressive co-operative procurement processes. These professionals also maintain their memberships with the Ontario Public Buyers Association (OPBA) to promote simplified standards and specifications and to keep pace with the changing market conditions and applicable trade agreements.
Bid opportunities in excess of $35,000 but not exceeding $100,000 are issued to appropriate bidders identified on the bidders list to participate in an invitational Request for Quotations procurement process.
Open market bid opportunities in excess of $100,000 are available on the Halton Region’s bidsandtenders website.
Vendors wishing to be added to the Bidders List may send a detailed email to: Purchasing@HaltonPolice.ca