Former Petrolia police chief dies

The last municipal police chief in the Town of Petrolia has died.

Robert (Bob) Brooker passed away at the Palliative Care Unit at Bluewater Health on Saturday. He was 76.

His funeral will be held on Wednesday morning at 11 at the New Life Assembly Church in Petrolia.

The town disbanded in its municipal force nearly two decades ago and has been served by the Ontario Provincial Police since.

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