The Hanover Police Service is a municipal police service accountable to our citizens and to the visitors of our community to provide efficient and effective community-based policing. The Hanover Police Service is overseen by the Hanover Police Services Board.
The Hanover Police Service has fifteen full-time uniform members comprising of a Chief of Police, Inspector, two Sergeants and eleven Police Constables. There are three part-time Police Constables and four Auxiliary Police Constables. The uniform members are assigned to general patrol duties. These duties include a full range of criminal investigations, drug investigations, provincial statute and by-law enforcement, general deterrence of criminal activity and community/school education programs. Beginning in 2013 there is one Police Constable who is assigned to Court Case Management. The Hanover Police Service has two civilian members consisting of a Records Manager and an Administrative Secretary.