Acting Staff Sergeant Alain Potvin with the Hawkesbury OPP detachment's new mascot.

Hawkesbury OPP holding contest to name new mascot

The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is having a naming contest for its new mascot. The detachment is asking everyone 12-years-old and under, who resides in the area, to submit a name for the new recruit.

The mascot-naming contest began July 26 and will end on August 20. Once all ballots received, one will be chosen and the winner will be the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment Commander for a half day, with cruiser patrols, uniform and keepsakes.

Applications can be dropped off at the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment at 1425 Cameron Street, Hawkesbury or sent via email to [email protected] You can also pick up a ballot at the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment.

Applications should include the following information.




Name of parent (Guardian):

Suggested name of Mascot: