Airport Division

What began as the Malton Airport in 1939 on 420 hectares of land, has grown to 1,792 hectares and is now the Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada's largest, and busiest, airport.

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Superintendent
Paul Thorne

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Inspector
Rob Higgs

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In July of 1997, Peel Regional Police (PRP) became the police service of jurisdiction and provide full police response and enforcement at Toronto Pearson Airport.  The Airport Division consists of uniform, tactical, and plain clothes officers.  They provide policing services to protect life and property and to prevent or investigate criminal acts and is an integral part of the airport security network. 

PRP liaise with the RCMP to coordinate law enforcement efforts when responding to a threat or a possible threat to the security of Canada, civil aviation and internationally protected persons.

PRP, in consultation with the G.T.A.A., Transport Canada, the R.C.M.P. and other law enforcement agencies, continually monitor threat assessments and available intelligence information and as a result may from time to time deploy personnel to counter known threats.

If necessary, police resources may be deployed to prevent crime, keep the peace and protect the public during events attracting large crowds and media attention; such as: the travel of celebrities and professional sporting teams, visits by internationally protected persons, public rallies and labour disputes.

Airport Division, located at:

2951 Convair Drive
Mississauga, Ontario  L5P 1C2
(905) 453-3311 ext. 3100

Mailing Address: 

PRP Airport Division, 
7750 Hurontario St.
Brampton, Ontario  L6V 3W6

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Goals and Objectives

Uniform Patrol Top Priorities

  • Protect human life as the highest priority
  • Counter Terrorism
  • Lawless Public Behaviour

Criminal Investigation Bureau Priorities

  • Reduce the number of incidents of crimes against persons or property
  • Reduce and investigate thefts of, and from, travellers baggage
  • Conduct all investigations according to the highest standards of policing

Tactical and Rescue Unit

  • Counter Terrorism
  • V.I.P. Protection
  • High Profile Security

Traffic Unit

  • Traffic enforcement
  • Enforcement of unlicenced taxis, referred to as "scoopers".  Please refer to the GTAA Website for details on authorized taxi's and limousines
  • Monitoring the safe and order flow of traffic on the airport property

Operations and Community Support

  • Community Liaison
  • Emergency Planning
  • Training