The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
  • Print Preview
  • Print: 
  •  Send to Facebook (Opens in a new window)
  •  Send to Twitter (Opens in a new window)
  • Send to E-mail (Opens in a new window)
  • Share: 

List of Eligible Organizations

This list, as part of Subsection 4 of the Regulations Governing the Award of the Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal (POESM), is amended as new organizations are added to the program. Member organizations can submit nominations for the POESM Medal or bar up to five years prior to the date indicated, when the respective organization joined the program.  Nominees must also meet all other eligibility criteria, as stated in the Regulations.

  1. The Canada Border Services Agency  (June 2004);
  2.  Environment Canada  (June 2004);
  3.  Fisheries and Oceans Canada (June 2004);
  4. Parks Canada  (June 2004);
  5. The Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security – Sheriffs Branch (August 2008);
  6. Manitoba Sheriffs Service – Officers(August 2008);
  7. British Columbia Court Services Branch - Ministry of the Attorney General - Sheriff Services Division (August 2008);
  8. Québec Department of Public Safety - Policing Affairs Branch - Special Constables and Bodyguards (August 2008);
  9. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources - Provincial Enforcement Branch - Conservation Officers (August 2008);
  10. Ontario Provincial Police – Special Constables   (August 2008);
  11. Ontario Ministry of Transportation – Enforcement Officers (October 2008);
  12. Contrôleurs  routiers du Québec – Highway Controllers (October 2008);
  13. British Columbia Ministry of Environment – Conservation Officers  (October 2008);
  14. Yukon Ministry of Environment – Conservation Officers (January 2009);
  15. Quebec National Assembly – Special Constables (July 2009);
  16. Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment – Conservation Officers (August 2010);
  17. Manitoba Conservation – Operations Division- Natural Resources Officers (January 2011);
  18. Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change - Provincial Officers (April 2011);
  19. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) - Auxiliary Constables (June 2011);
  20. Ontario Provincial Police – Special Constables – Court Officers  (April 2012);
  21. Prince Edward Island Department of Environment ,  Labour and Justice – Conservation Officers (November 2012);
  22. Quebec Wildlife Protection – Conservation  Officers (November 2012);
  23. Alberta Justice and Solicitor General - Alberta Fish and Wildlife Officer (December 2012);
  24. Alberta Justice and Solicitor General - Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Branch Officers (January 2013);
  25. Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice – Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs (October 2013);
  26. GO Transit – Transit Safety Officers (November 2013);
  27. Nova Scotia Department of Justice - Sheriff Services  (January 2015);
  28. Prince Edward Island Sheriff Services Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff (January 2015);
  29. New Brunswick Department of Public Safety - Special Constables (January 2015);
  30. British Columbia Legislative Assembly Protective Services  - Special Constables (January 2015);
  31. New Brunswick Sheriff Services – Department of Justice - Sheriff Services (August 2015);
  32. Ontario Legislative Assembly  – Legislative Security Services - Special Constables (August, 2015);
  33. Peel Regional Police – Special Constables – Prisoner Escort Officer Supervisor  (August 2016);
  34. Peel Regional Police – Special Constables – Prisoner Escort Officers (August 2016);
  35. Peel Regional Police – Special Constables – Court Liaison Officers  (August 2016);
  36. Peel Regional Police – Special Constables – Process Server (August 2016);
  37. Brantford Police Service – Special Constables  (August 2016);
  38. Lakeland District Protective Services – Special Constables / Municipal Constables (August 2016);
  39. Toronto Police Service – Court Officers  (August 2016);
  40. Vancouver Police Department – Traffic Authority  (August 2016);
  41. Vancouver Police Department – Jail Guards  (August 2016);
  42. Cornwall Community Police Service – Special Constables (August 2016);
  43. Durham Regional Police Service – Special Constables  (August 2016);
  44. Durham Regional Police Service – Auxiliary Officers  (August 2016);
  45. Midland Police Service – Special Constables (August 2016);
  46. Greater Sudbury Police Service – Special Constables – Court Security Officers (August 2016);
  47. Regional municipality of Wood Buffalo – Municipal Law Enforcement and RCMP Support Services Department – Municipal Law Enforcement Officers (August 2016);
  48. Brockville Police Service – Special Constables  (August 2016);
  49. Peterborough Police Service – Special Constables - Court Services (August 2016);
  50. City of Colwood Municipal Bylaw Enforcement – Municipal Bylaw Enforcement Officers (August 2016);
  51. Medicine Hat Police service – Community Peace Officers (August 2016);
  52. Belleville Police Service – Special Constables  (August 2016);
  53. York Regional Police – Court Security Officers  (August 2016);
  54. Newfoundland and Labrador Office of the High Sheriff – Deputy Sheriff   (August 2016);
  55. Niagara Regional Police Service – Special Constables (August 2016);
  56. Niagara Regional Police Service –Auxiliary Officers (August 2016);
  57. Ottawa Police Service - Special Constables (November 2016)
  58. Barrie Police Service – Special Constables (November 2016);
  59. Commission de la Capitale Nationale – Agents de conservation (Novembre 2016);
  60. London Police Service – Special Constables (November 2016);
  61. London Police Service – Court Prisoner Security and Summon Servers (November 2016);
  62. Halton Regional Police Service – Special Constables (November 2016);
  63. Halifax Regional Police – Booking Technicians (November 2016);
  64. University of Guelph Campus Police – Special Constables (November 2016);
  65. Victoria Police Dept. – Special Constables (November 2016)