|Summerside Police Department|
|Headquarters||Summerside, Prince Edward Island|
|Elected officer responsible|
The Summerside Police Department is the police force for the city of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Summerside is a Canadian city in Prince County, Prince Edward Island. It is the second largest city in the province and the primary service centre for the western part of the island.
The force has 35 officers. It is headed by Chief J. David Poirier.The Summerside Police Department shares responsibility with the East Prince Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for patrolling provincial Route 1A and Route 2 which pass along the east and north sides of the city.
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In May 2018, two Summerside Police officers shot to death Jeremy Stephens, 32, shooting him eight times.
The force's operations include:
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Basil Stewart is a Canadian politician who served as the mayor of Summerside, Prince Edward Island from 1985 to 2014. He served as the president of the Canadian Federation of Municipalities in 2009–2010. Stewart was defeated in the 2014 Summerside mayoral election by Bill Martin.
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Janice Sherry is a Canadian politician, who served in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 2007 to 2016. She represented the electoral district of Summerside-Wilmot as a member of the Liberal Party.
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Anson James Carmody is a Canadian curler, from Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Until the 2016–2017 season, he threw third stones for the Eddie MacKenzie rink.
The Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward Island selected a new leader on February 28, 2015, to replace Olive Crane who resigned on January 31, 2013. The Progressive Conservatives have been the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island since June 12, 2007, having lost the 2007 and 2011 provincial elections to the Liberals. The interim leader was Steven Myers.
The Liberal Party of Prince Edward Island, on February 21, 2015, chose a new leader and premier to replace outgoing PEI Premier and Liberal leader, Robert Ghiz. On November 13, 2014, Ghiz announced his pending resignation. The Liberal Party has been the Government of Prince Edward Island with a majority in the Legislative Assembly since 12 June 2007, having won the 2007 and 2011 provincial elections. With the Liberals forming the PEI government, the winner of the election will consequently become Premier of Prince Edward Island.
The 2019 Prince Edward Island general election will occur on or before October 7, 2019, under the fixed election date provisions of the Prince Edward Island Elections Act requiring a provincial election to be held by the first Monday of October in the fourth calendar year unless it is called earlier by the Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island due to a motion of no-confidence in the Legislative Assembly or at the request of the Premier. The election will be held concurrently with a referendum on electoral reform.
he 2017 Prince Edward Island Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the provincial women's curling championship of Prince Edward Island, was held from January 18 to 22 at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. The winning Robyn MacPhee rink will represent Prince Edward Island at the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ontario.
Municipal elections are being held in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island on November 5, 2018.
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