The OPP will be closing its Smooth Rock Falls office next month.

After a review of OPP detachments in the North East Region, a decision has been made to close the Smooth Rock Falls office, formerly part of the James Bay detachment.

A police statement says they are always evaluating their operations to keep policing affordable for all communities being served.

A major factor in closing the office is its lack of use.

Police vehicles are now equipped with mobile workstations allowing officers to complete most administrative duties from within the cruiser.

The OPP says even with the closure of the physical office, the front line policing services within Smooth Rock Falls will not be reduced.

The office will close on December 1st, 2017.