As a result of COVID-19, the Pipes and Drums has suspended their activities. Please check back for updates.

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Pipes and Drums represents the Chief of Police and the spirit of the HRPS.

Band membership is comprised primarily of civilian volunteers and is made up of 16 pipers, five snare drummers, and one bass drummer.


Male member of the HRPS Pipes and Drums

The band performs, under the permission of the Chief of Police, at 40 or more community events within and beyond Halton Region, including:

  • Swearing-In Ceremonies;
  • Police Day;
  • Volunteer Appreciation Nights;
  • Police Exemplary Service Medal (PESM) Awards; and
  • Citizen Police Academy graduations

Practices and New Members

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pipes and Drums cannot hold practices or accept new members.

History and Repertoire

The HRPS Pipes and Drums was formed in 1987 and is under the direction of Pipe Major Michael Cuffe, a former member of the Pipes and Drums of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's) and the Metropolitan Toronto Police Pipe Band.

Please see our 2019 repertoire and 2019 engagements as well as videos from past performances below.

Contact Us

For more information about the Halton Regional Police Service Pipes and Drums, contact: