In an effort to move forward with modernized policing, the South Simcoe Police Service is pleased to begin piloting body-worn cameras, effective May 3, 2022.

Find our completed media release by clicking here.

To participate in our communities Public Opinion Survey on body-worn cameras, please click here.

Frequent Asked Questions

Q: Why is South Simcoe Police adopting body-worn cameras?

A: In an effort to modernize our policing tools and become an even more transparent and accountable police service so we can strengthen our relationships with the communities we serve.

Q: What are body-worn cameras?

A: Devices that record audio and video during police investigative work.

Q: When will body-worn cameras begin being used in our community?

A: A pilot program will be hosted from May 3 to July 31, 2022. We are proposing a full program roll out early in 2023.

Q: Is the community being engaged for the program?

A: Yes, we are releasing media announcements, social media publications, hosting a public opinion survey during the duration of the pilot (May 3 – July 31, 2022), and are working closely with our Police Services Board to ensure we have an effective program.