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?
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
Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 08:32 AM
On June 20, 2022, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Burloak Drive and the QEW in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Travis Wandler (43) of Oakville was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.
On June 20, 2022, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Main Street East and Martin Street in Milton. As a result of this initiative, Rizwan Baksh (39) of Milton was charged with blood alcohol concentration...
Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 12:13 AM
At approximately 6:30 PM on Thursday June 23, 2022 a local adult resident was struck by a northbound car on Eastern Avenue near York Street, Halton Hills (Acton) while crossing the roadway. The pedestrian was transported by ambulance to the Regional Trauma Center at Hamilton General Hospital to receive emergency medical treatment for life threatening injuries. The motorist also a local adult resident, remained at the scene and co-operated with Police investigation.
Anyone with information...
Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 11:05 AM
Canada’s First-Responder Network Wins Top International Award
Key advocacy and innovation recognized by global community
VIENNA, June 23,2022 – Canada’s communications network for First Responders continues to attract international acclaim. This week, the PSBN Innovation Alliance (PIA) was recognized at the prestigious International Critical Communications Awards (ICCAs) for Best Government Authority Collaboration.
“Canadians need to know that when they are in urgent need of emergency...
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:15 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested two suspects in relation to a carjacking in Burlington.
On June 21, 2022, at 4:50 pm, a female was getting into her 2020 Range Rover which was parked in an office parking lot in the area of North Service Road and Burloak Drive in Burlington. The victim was approached by a male suspect holding a firearm and was ordered out of the vehicle. A second suspect (female) was waiting in a grey Dodge Journey. Both suspects...
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 02:36 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest in relation to an arson investigation in Oakville.
On June 5, 2022, at approximately 1:30 am, Four Brothers Pizza located on Kingsway Drive in Oakville was set on fire. A suspect threw a rock through a window of the business and then threw a gas can into the restaurant causing approximately $18,000 worth of damage.
Officers with the 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau conducted a thorough investigation and on June 20, 2022, the Tyler...