Peel police closing some stations and suspending select services due to coronavirus outbreak
Peel Regional Police just announced that they're closing some small stations and suspending some non-essential services in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Recently, Peel police said that in order to help prevent transmission of the coronavirus, it's immediately closing two community stations in Brampton and Mississauga. The two affected stations include the station located at 100 City Centre Drive in Mississauga and the Cassie Campbell station located at 1050 Sandalwood Pkwy. W. in Brampton.
Police say all four divisions will still remain open at this time.
Police also say that as a precautionary measure, the following programs and services are postponed/suspended:
- Freedom of Information requests
- Criminal record checks will only be completed on an as-needed basis and only for COVID-19 related reasons
- Customer Service Unit
- Applicant information sessions
- Applicant physical testing
- Crime Prevention Academy and events
- Community presentations
- Visits to Children's Safety Village
- Museum Visits
"We apologize for any inconvenience, but we must all do our part to prevent transmission of COVID-19," police said on Twitter.
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