OPP Policing Costs Compared

Maybe OPP policed communities can better afford providing services like Tecumseh’s new pickleball courts.

The Tecumseh Police Services Board 2022 Proposed Budget of November 9, 2021 includes comparative policing costs 2020: all OPP policed Essex county municipalities pay less. The budget notes:

For Amherstburg’s 2021 population of 23,524:

Per Capita Cost $282
Per Household Cost $567
% of Total Expenses 13.63%

For Tecumseh’s 2021 population of 23,300:

Per Capita Cost $163
Per Household Cost $419
% of Total Expenses 10.54%

Also of interest; cklw’s story: POLICING COSTS EXPECTED TO DROP IN TECUMSEH IN 2022.

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