Halton Regional Police Service
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Regional Headquarters

Regional Headquarters
1151 Bronte Rd.
Oakville, ON
L6M 3L1
Operating Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm





Note: The above email address is not monitored 24/7. Call 9-1-1 in an emergency.


Built in 1992, the Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters is centrally located at the east side of the Halton Region Centre in southwest Oakville with easy access to the QEW.

More than 300 civilian employees and uniform Service members work out of HRPS Headquarters.

The Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters is commanded by:

Chief Stephen Tanner

Chief Stephen Tanner

905-825-4747 ext. 4700

Chief Stephen J. Tanner reports to the Halton Regional Police Services Board, and similar to a CEO, he ensures the effective and efficient operation of all components of the Service.

In addition to leading the Service, Chief Tanner is also a police officer, and holds all responsibilities and rights afforded that role, including preserving the peace, preventing crimes, assisting victims of crime, apprehending criminals and other offenders and executing warrants.

Deputy Chief Carol Crowe

Deputy Chief Carol Crowe

905-825-4747 ext. 4702

Deputy Chief Crowe commenced her career with the Halton Regional Police Service in 1989 and currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Regional Operations. Throughout her career, she has held a variety of positions in both operational and administrative roles including assignments to: Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Education Services, Professional Standards, Human Resources and Training.

Deputy Chief Crowe is a dedicated member of her community and believes that public service extends beyond her role with the HRPS. She currently serves on the Campaign Cabinet for the United Way of Oakville and is a volunteer director on the Board of Directors for Thrive Group.

Deputy Chief Nishan Duraiappah

Deputy Chief Nishan (Nish) Duraiappah

905-825-4747 ext. 4722

Deputy Chief Nishan (Nish) Duraiappah was first exposed to Halton Police as high school student participating in the Service’s Police Ethnic and Cultural Education Program. This experience caused him to pursue policing as a profession. He began his career with the Halton Police in December 1995, and as a constable served several years in uniformed patrol in the Towns & Cities of Milton, Halton Hills and Burlington as well in their general investigative divisions.

Throughout his career he has worked in the Regional Drug & Morality Bureau, Guns & Gangs Unit, District Criminal Investigations and with the RCMP Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit. He has also had a strong commitment with many of the Region’s diverse, cultural, and faith communities as the Halton Police Diversity & Cultural Relations Coordinator.