The Saint John Police Force Public Order Unit is the largest
specialized unit in the organization, comprising approximately 60 members,
including 5 Sergeants and 1 Staff Sergeant.
The Public Order Unit is a crowd management team that is deployed to any
event where the size, composition, or intent of the assembly could affect
The Public Order Unit’s mandate is to work with various
stakeholders and partners to ensure that all members of the public are safe
during community events such as parades, labour disputes, and other
mobilizations, such as lawful demonstrations.
The Pubic Order Unit is trained to a national standard under the
direction of the Toronto Police Service.