To request officers from the Guelph Police Service for community events, you will have to submit an email containing: 

  • Date, time and location of the event.
  • Number of officers and equipment requested.
  • Information regarding the event including what is required of the officers.
  • Event organizer name and phone number.

Please note that: 

  • All events must be within the City of Guelph.
  • Officers are not to be requested for the primary purpose of security, safety supervision or enforcement for your event. 
  • Officers attending your event is not guaranteed and will largely depend on officer availability due to the volume of calls for service. To guarantee officers at your event, please consider hiring Special Duty Officers.

Examples of community events that officers may attend include but are not limited to:

  • School & community picnics
  • Charity fundraisers
  • School & community fairs
  • Public speaking requests at schools, community groups, day camps, daycares, etc.
  • School & community festivals
  • School & community meetings

Please remember that the primary function of officers attending your event will be to participate in positive interactions with members of the public.

If you feel that your event qualifies, then please email a request to