Our Media Relations Officers are the official spokespersons for the Halton Regional Police Service and act as the primary liaisons between the police service and the media.
Communications for emergency and major incidents
Whenever feasible, the Halton Regional Police Service will provide information to the public on emergencies and major incidents. Such information is released through direct notification to media agencies and postings to our website and Twitter account. If necessary, the information will include alert or warning messages and instructions.
The immediate release of information will be dependent on public, victim and officer safety concerns as well as investigative integrity.
Are you a member of a media outlet and have an inquiry?
For media inquiries, please call 905-825-4899 or email CorpComm@haltonpolice.ca.
Hours of availability are Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm.
For after hours requests, please contact the on-duty Staff Sergeant for each district.
Oakville: 905-825-4777 ext. 2210
Burlington: 905-825-4777 ext. 2310
Milton and Halton Hills: 905-825-4777 ext. 2410
Police Seek Suspects in Milton Carjacking
Posted on Monday, March 27, 2023 10:53 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau has made a second arrest in relation to the February 21, 2023, carjacking in Milton.
On March 24, 2023, at approximately 3:30 pm, HRPS investigators arrested Gary Walker (37) of Marmora. He was arrested outside a residence in Oshawa. Walker has been charged with:
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
- Mischief Under $5,000
- Theft Under $5,000
- Possession of Property Obtained by...
Impaired Driving Offences - March 27, 2023
Posted on Monday, March 27, 2023 10:18 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service remains committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives.
On March 24, 2023, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Stewart Street and Kerr Street in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Alexandre Kharseev (66) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.
On March 24, 2023, Halton Police officers responded to...
Missing Man in Oakville March 27, 2023
Posted on Monday, March 27, 2023 02:14 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Man in Oakville.
Mohammad Jama (25) of Oakville was last seen at approximately 11:00am March 26th 2023, in the area of Mary Street and Margaret Drive. Mohammad is believed to be traveling on foot with an unknown destination.
He is described as 6’ tall with a slim build, black hair, brown eyes with a trimmed bread. He is wearing a navy hoodie (Toronto University logo), with grey and brown pants. (see...
Regional Auto Theft Task Force Recovers 24 Vehicles
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 03:15 PM
In February 2023, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Regional Auto Theft Task Force commenced an investigation into stolen vehicles being transported to Dubai. In collaboration with the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) locally and overseas, and in partnership with Peel Regional Police, investigators were able to intercept 24 vehicles (valued at approximately 2.1 million dollars) before they reached their destination in Dubai. One of the vehicles recovered is a Rolls-Royce valued at...
Oakville Man Charged in Drug Trafficking Investigation
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 09:39 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – 1 District Street Crime Unit has arrested a male in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Oakville.
In February 2023, investigators identified a suspect believed to be responsible for selling cocaine and fentanyl in Halton. On March 23, 2023, HRPS officers executed Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrants on a vehicle and residence in Oakville. As a result of the searches, investigators seized the following (see attached photo):