Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
The Cornwall Police Service is committed to protecting personal information of all individuals who have dealt with us.
In the event that you are requesting information about a third-party, or information that has been severed from a Police Report, please follow the directions as outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act under Section 17:
17(1) A person seeking access to a record shall,
(a) Make a request in writing to the institution that the person believes has custody or control of the record;
(b) Provide sufficient detail to enable an experienced employee of the institution, upon a reasonable effort, to identify the record; and
(c) At the time of making the request, pay the fee prescribed by the regulations for that purpose.
17(2) Sufficiency of detail
If the request does not sufficiently describe the record sought, the institution shall inform the applicant of the defect and shall offer assistance in reformulating the request so as to comply with the subsection (1).
The fee for requests under the Act is $5.00.
To submit a request, fill out this form or attend the lobby at 340 Pitt Street to pick one up.
The form can be submitted to the receptionist or mailed to:
P.O. Box 875,
340 Pitt Street
Each separate request must be accompanied by the $5.00 application fee.
Cheque or money orders should be made payable to the Cornwall Police Service.
If you are mailing the request please include photocopy of identification for verification of identity
Questions about this collection should be directed to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Coordinator.
For more information call us at 613-933-5000 ext 2401.