The Canadian Pacific Police Service
) is a private police
force enforcing safety and policing along Canadian Pacific Railway
properties and rail lines in Canada
and the United States
, including limited sections of the Milton line of GO Transit
in the Greater Toronto Area
The current head of the CP force is Chief Ivan McClelland.
The Canadian Pacific Police is one of the oldest police services in Canada. CP Railway Police have a long and storied past within Canada and CP Rail is a part of Canada's history. Railway police were called upon many times to police railway towns
, and to keep the peace during the building of the Canadian Railways from coast to coast. The railway police history dates many years and continues the tradition of protecting Canada's vast section of railway.
In recent years they have been downsized and now number under 100 officers across Canada. CP Police are also deployed throughout the CP Rail System in the USA.
Canadian Pacific Police Service are responsible for all aspects of railway security. They are duly appointed and armed police officers that gather their authority in Canada via the Railway Safety Act
The Railway Safety Act
is a federal act that allows for any federal railway to appoint officers as police constables. These railway police constables have all the powers of a regular police officer as it relates to the protection of property owned, possessed or administered by a railway company and the protection of persons... Read More