Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia - Where History Meets Opportunity

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Phone: 902.532.2043

Board of Police Commissioners

The Board of Police Commissioners (BoPC) is the civilian body to which the Annapolis Royal Police Department is accountable. The Commission is a statutory body created by the Police Act and the Town of Annapolis Royal’s Annapolis Royal Board of Police Commissioners Bylaw to oversee policing in town.

BoPC is a link between the community and the police with a mandate to balance the requirements of public accountability with those of police independence. The Commission acts as an intermediary between the police and elected officials. The Commission’s authority is of general supervision of the Annapolis Royal Police Department and can make decisions and issue instruction as a statutory body.

Meetings are held monthly on the Wednesday prior to the regular council meeting. Meetings commence at 9 am.

Council Members: Pat Power, Owen Elliot, and Bill MacDonald (ex-officio)
Police Member: Chief Tim Moser
Department of Justice Representative: Open
Citizen Members: James McGinis and Kenneth Knox

Minutes are posted here as soon as they are available. If you have any questions regarding the minutes, please email