17 March 2020 – Front counter service for all police agencies are being scaled back

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Police and Interior Affairs
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: Prince Edward Island
Lead People/Agency: Chief Public Health Office

Overview: This announcement was a reassurance that PEI police agencies continue to maintain public safety and security as an essential service. However, services such as elective fingerprinting, criminal records checks, and vulnerable sector checks have been suspended.
Full details here: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/prince-edward-island-policing-amid-covid-19

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group