Student Employment Opportunity

Student Employment Opportunity (July 2-August 27, 2020)
Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI) 


Program purpose and objectives:

  • Strengthen the relationship between youth, community and police
  • Enable young people to acquire an understanding of some aspects of policing and encourage them to consider a career in policing
  • Develop and promote community service with program participants
  • To establish mentors and role models beyond the program
  • Create work experience and assist in the development of job readiness skills
  • Build confidence in youth

Eligibility

  • Applicants must reside in the City of Brockville or be enrolled in a Brockville school
  • Must be between 15 and 18 years of age
  • Must not have been convicted of a criminal offence for which a pardon has not been granted, and must not have any charges before the courts
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be able to work weekdays, weekends and evenings

How to Apply

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions please do not submit an application in person. 

Email a résumé and cover letter outlining your interest in the program to Constable Greg Francis – Community Safety Officer at gfrancis@brockvillepolice.com

If you have any questions or wish to make alternate arrangements to submit an application please contact

613-342-0127 ext. 4228.

Application deadline is:  Monday June 15th at 4:00 p.m.

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in this opportunity with the Brockville Police Service.

May 22 – 25, 2020 News Release

Assault with a Weapon

On the 22nd of May, 2020 the Brockville Police received report of an altercation in the downtown area.  Just after 6pm officers located a 26 year old man suffering the effects of being pepper sprayed in the face.  Police learned a 26 year old Smiths Falls man was responsible and are currently seeking a warrant for his arrest.  The two parties appear to have a history and the attack was not a random incident.

Impaired Operation

On May 24th, 2020 around 89:30 pm, the Brockville Police received a call of a possibly impaired driver at the Kentucky Fried Chicken.  Upon arrival police located a 51 year old Brockville resident behind the wheel of a Dodge SUV.  The driver was arrested after he failed the approved screening device.  He subsequently provided breath samples more than twice the legal limit.  He was charged with operating a conveyance with more than 80mg of alcohol in his blood, and as a result his licence was automatically suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was towed for seven days.

Fail to Stop

On the 8th of May 2020 at 9:43 p.m. officers were in the area of the Circle K Convenience store on King St. West when they observed a motorcycle being operated without licence plates.  Officers attempted to stop the motorcycle, but the driver fled north bound on Perth St. at a high rate of speed.  CCTV footage was obtained of the suspect and motorcycle.  The driver is described as a white male wearing a black helmet, black jacket, light coloured pants.  The motorcycle is a sport bike, blue and silver possibly a 750cc or larger.

Anyone w

ith information regarding this incident is asked to contact Sgt. Fleury at 613-342-0127 ext. 6046 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

May 19 – 20, 2020 News Release

Barricaded Subject

On May 19th, 2020 just before 10:00 pm the Brockville Police Service responded to a noise complaint on Millwood Avenue.  Upon arrival police recognized the male and female involved.  The 30 year old male was on conditions from a previous release order to not be at that residence.  He barricaded himself in an upstairs bedroom with a weapon.  The male made threats to harm himself and police.  The Brockville Police Service Emergency Response Team along with the Ontario Provincial Police East Region Tactics and Rescue Unit were able to negotiate a peaceful surrender almost five hours after the incident began.  As a result the male from Prescott was charged with Domestic assault, mischief under $5000 and two counts of failing to comply with conditions of a judicial release order.  He was held for a bail hearing.

Impaired

On the 19th of May 2020 at 10:15 p.m. an officer on routine patrol observed a motor vehicle being driven on California Ave.  The vehicle was stopped and the driver was found to be intoxicated by alcohol.  The male was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a conveyance and operate a conveyance with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol.  He was released from custody with a future court date.

May 16 – 18, 2020 News Release

Warrants

On May 16th 2020 the Brockville Police attended a south end apartment for reports of a family dispute.  The investigation led to the arrest of a 33 year old Belleville man.  The accused had a warrant from Brockville for failing to comply with probation.  He was also wanted by the Belleville Police for domestic violence related charges.  He was processed and released by Brockville, and turned over to the Belleville Police to deal with his warrant.

Threats

On the night of May 18, 2020 a 39 year old accused male and a female victim had been drinking at the victim’s residence at a residence in the center of the city.  The two parties engaged in a heated argument which resulted in the male leaving the residence.  The male returned later that day and threatened the victim, but left prior to police arrival.  The male was later located by police, arrested and charged with uttering threats.  The male has been held in custody for a bail hearing.

Bail Violations

On May 17th at 4:18 a.m. police on routine patrol observed a 30 year old male on Georgina Street who was out of his residence contrary to his release conditions.  The male was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his officer in charge undertaking.  He was released from custody and given a future court date.

Other calls

Officers were also kept busy over the long weekend with 5 mental health apprehensions, 5 domestic disputes, 6 motor vehicle accidents and 13 suspicious person complaints and 13 traffic complaints.

May 14 – 15, 2020 News Release

Driving

Just after midnight on May 15th, 2020 the Brockville Police observed a vehicle on Stewart Boulevard at an extremely high speed.  A 26 year old male from Lyn was behind the wheel when police caught up with him.  The radar registered 138 km/hr in the 60 km/hr zone.  As a result the driver was charged with stunt driving for being 50 km/hr above the speed limit, his car was impounded for seven days and his licence automatically suspended for seven days.  In addition the driver was also charged for not having plates or insurance on the vehicle.

 

Drugs

On May 15th, 2020 at 01:30 hours the Brockville Police observed a male lying on the sidewalk near King Street West and John Street.  When the 28 year old noticed an officer approaching, he threw several items out of his pocket.  Police recovered drugs believed to be fentanyl, crystal meth and cocaine.  He was charged with three counts of possession of a substance contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The Brockville resident of no fixed address was released from custody with a future court date.

May 13, 2020 News Release

Theft

On May 13th, 2020 the Brockville Police arrested a 30 year old female for shoplifting at the Metro on King St.  After being approached by store security the female became assaultive and punched and kicked the employee.  As a result she was charged with theft under $5000 and assault.  The accused was also on probation and was charged with breaching her probation order.

Less than an hour after being released from custody, police were again called to deal with her.  Staff at Dollarama observed the female concealing items in her bag.  She left from the store and made no attempt to pay.  She was again located and arrested by police.  She faces additional charges for the theft.  She was again released from custody.

May 11 – 12, 2020 News Release

Theft

On May 11th, 2020 at 8:55 p.m. a 31 year old male attempted to leave the Superstore on Parkedale Ave. with $1200 worth of merchandise.  When the male was confronted he fled on foot, but was arrested a short distance away.  The male was on a previous release condition with a 7:00 p.m. curfew.  He was charged with theft under $5000 and breach of a bail condition.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing.