Xpolice Hamiton - About Us

Steve Petersen - Owner/Operator of Hamilton X-Police 30 years Police experience

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 Steve started his Policing career in 1986 serving 3 years in Durham Region before coming to Hamilton in 1989. Steve continued to serve in several areas of the Hamilton Police service which included: front line patrol, started up the bicycle unit, marine unit, lockup (custody), weekend and holiday court sergeant, traffic officer and motorcycle officer. Steve was also trained as a commercial motor vehicle enforcement officer to inspect medium and large trucks, bus and other commercial motor vehicle.  Steve holds a commercial motor vehicle licence and a motorcycle license. This helps in his current practice as he has operated all types of vehicles and understands the dynamics of commercial motor vehicles.  While serving as a Police officer Steve also was the head instructor for Police foundations for several years. Steve continues to lecture in Police related matters.   In 2016 Steve retired from policing and did not miss a beat! Steve immediately started practicing as a paralegal specializing in traffic matters. Steve is licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada but relies heavily on his background in policing. Understanding how police operations work and investigating matters is the key to his success. In a very short time Steve has become a very dominating and well-known figure in the Hamilton courts. In October of 2017 Steve took over as owner and operator of the 2 Hamilton X-Police locations. This is an excellent fit for him and Steve enjoys advocating for his clients in court.    

Aynsley Petersen - Owner/Operator of Hamilton X-Police Licenced Paralegal

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 Aynsley graduated from Ontario College of Health & Technology in 2010 in Police foundations. Upon graduating Aynsley became licensed in the security field and  as a private investigator. While practicing in the field of private investigation she opened her own firm. Aynsley continues to own and operate her private investigation firm and manage field operations. 

 Aynsley holds a commercial motor vehicle licence. Yes, she can drive a truck! This helps in her new venture of becoming a licensed paralegal and can help Steve even further in their practice.  In October of 2017, Aynsley took over management and ownership of the 2 Hamilton X-Police locations. This gives her the opportunity to work with clients and understand their needs.   

Downtown Office Manager

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BA in Psychology & Criminology/Licensed Paralegal

Ingrid graduated from Brock University in 2015 with a major in Psychology and a Minor in Criminology. Ingrid then attended Mohawk College and graduated from the Paralegal program with Honours in April of 2017.
Ingrid wrote her licensing exam and passed in August of 2017 and was licensed shortly after.

Ingrid started off at XPolice Hamilton during her placement and met Steve Petersen at court. Through her hard work and passion for the field she impressed Steve and ultimately was hired on full time at XPolice Hamilton in October of 2017.  

Ingrid splits her time between the office and Hamilton court. She is known and well liked in Hamilton court. Ingrid continues to learn new things to develop in the field and is passionate about what she does. She enjoys working with clients and is understanding of their needs.


Mountain Location

Hamilton Mountain Office Manager


Honours BA in Sociology / Licensed Paralegal

Alex graduated from McMaster University in 2015 with an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology.

Alex continued her education by attending Mohawk College and graduated from the Paralegal program with honours in April 2017.

Alex is a Licensed paralegal with the Law Society of Upper Canada and became licensed in August 2017. Alex has been with XPolice Hamilton since 2017 and is currently the operations manager of the Hamilton mountain location. Alex runs the mountain office to serve the mountain community and in conjunction with the downtown office that supports her with the backing of police experience. The two Hamilton offices work as one with Alex’s excellent management and communication skills.

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