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, August 12, 2022 03:15 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a suspicious fire in Burlington.
On August 11, 2022, at approximately 9:30 pm police and Burlington Fire were called to a commercial property on Sumach Drive. At the time of police arrival, several motorhomes (RVs) parked at the property were found to be on fire.
Burlington Fire were able to extinguish the flames quickly and no physical injuries were sustained as a result of the fire however damage is estimated to be in excess of $500, 000.
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2022 08:58 AM
On August 9, 2022, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Upper Middle Road and Walkers Line in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Christopher-Scott Dow (29) of Hamilton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.
On August 12, 2022, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Highway 7 and Fifth Line Nassagewaya in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Meaghan Terry (40) of Rockwood was charged...
Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 01:15 PM
The Halton Regional Police are pleased to announce that Kaitlyn Simmonds has been located safe and sound. We would like to thank the community for their assistance in this investigation.
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance is locating a missing Oakville woman.
Kaitlyn Simmonds (27) of Oakville was last seen on foot on June 29, 2022 in the area of South Service Road and Casablanca Boulevard in Grimsby.
Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 09:40 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is issuing a warning to residents about a home repair fraud believed to be operating in the region.
Police believe these suspects may be intentionally targeting older adults.
The fraud involves contractors travelling door-to-door selling services that are unsolicited by a consumer. The suspect will provide quotes with prices lower than market value and once a deal is reached, will request a large cash payment. Based on complaints, initial...
Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 07:28 AM
UPDATE: Missing Person Oakville
The Halton Regional Police Service is pleased to report that Mr. Maternowski has been located safe and sound. We would like to thank the members of our community who assisted with this incident.
MISSING PERSON – Oakville
The Halton Regional Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a male from Oakville.
Halton Police are trying to locate Konrad Maternowski aged 25 years.