1 District Georgetown (11 Division)
217 Guelph Street
Operating Hours: 8:00am - 7:00pm
905-825-4777 or 905-878-5511
Halton Regional Police Service 1 District Operations is responsible for policing the Town of Milton and the Town of Halton Hills (Georgetown and Acton communities). The district covers an area of 642 square kilometers and has a population of more than 167,000.
The Town of Milton, Canada’s fastest-growing community, has a population of more than 110,000. The Town of Halton Hills has a population of more than 57,000. The Milton police station (12 Division) is the primary facility for 1 District and there is an operational station in Georgetown (11 Division) and substation in Acton (10 Division).
The district is commanded by a Superintendent and Inspector. Four platoons of uniform officers, each led by a Staff Sergeant and supported by civilian staff, are responsible for delivering frontline policing services 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
The district is also supported by the following units and assignments:
Halton Hills (1 District) is commanded by:
Superintendent Chris Perkins
Superintendent Chris Perkins began his policing career with the Metropolitan Police in London England in early 1980. After arriving in Canada, he joined the Halton Regional Police Service in April, 1989.
Chris has had a varied career in policing, including time spent in London as a foot beat officer, and in the metropolis’ Traffic Division. His career in Halton has included uniform patrol, Criminal Investigations, and a 13-year stint as a member of the Explosives Disposal Unit. After five years commanding Regional Investigative Services, he was transferred to the role of Commander of 1 District in the Fall of 2011. Chris enjoys the opportunity to lead a group of dedicated, community-minded officers who police the municipalities of Milton and Halton Hills, and helping to make the community a vibrant and safe place in which to live.
In his personal time, he has a passion for motorcycling and music. Chris is also a piper and part-time drummer in the Halton Regional Police Service Pipes & Drums.
Inspector John van der Lelie
Inspector van der Lelie began his policing career with Burlington Police Force in early 1967 and is currently the longest serving officer with the Halton Police.
John has had a varied career in policing; including secondments to Ministry of the Attorney General to do an extensive audit of the SIU and a 10 year secondment to the Ministry of Community Policing and Corrections to implement the Ontario Major Case Management System. His career includes Uniform patrol, Criminal Investigations, Breathalyser technician. He has served as the Chief’s Staff Officer, Compliance Officer and implemented the Professional Standard Bureau in 1980. John has also been active with both Police Associations as Director, President and Vice President. Currently he is assigned as the Operation’s Inspector for 12 Division. John is pleased to be associated with the policing of Canada’s fastest growing community of Milton and Halton Hills.
John lives in Burlington with his family. His son is a Burlington Fire Fighter and daughter a Principal with the Halton Catholic Secondary School Board.