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 Wednesday, September 27, 2023 12:22 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance is locating a missing Oakville girl.
Jada Balgobin (15) of Oakville was last seen on foot at approximately 10:00 pm on September 26, 2023, in the area of Winston Park Drive and Bristol Circle in Oakville.
Jada is described as:
- 5’2” tall and 100 lbs with a small build
- Brown eyes
- Short red/burgundy straight hair
- Wearing a bright red long hair wig, a black mesh shirt with a red bra underneath and black mini skirt with...
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 10:45 AM
Protect yourself from identity theft by shredding all your paperwork professionally, while supporting a local charity!
Crime Stoppers of Halton, in partnership with Blue-Pencil Information Management, is hosting another Shred Event Fundraiser to help combat identity theft and related fraud.
Shred your unwanted personal papers for a donation of your choice to Crime Stoppers of Halton. Residents can utilize Blue-Pencil’s secure mobile shredding trucks, which will be on-site, to ensure the safe and...
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 03:00 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service has arrested four suspects in relation to a stolen vehicle investigation in Oakville.
On September 12, 2023, at approximately 4:20 am, officers attended the South Oakville Chrysler dealership located at 174 Wyecroft Road in Oakville for reports of a group of suspects who were observed to be attempting to steal a blue Dodge Ram. The suspects had arrived in a black Dodge Ram that was later determined to have been stolen from Mississauga on September 11, 2023.
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 12:19 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Regional Auto Theft Task Force has recovered multiple stolen vehicles and disrupted an organized auto theft network operating in the GTA.
On September 8, 2023, HRPS officers executed a search warrant at a shipping business located in Orangeville. Five stolen vehicles were recovered at this location and recovered by police (see photos attached to this media release).
Police also recovered two stolen vehicles in Newmarket related to this investigation. At...
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023 01:04 PM
On September 7, 2023, members of the Drug and Human Trafficking Unit concluded Project Wander which focused on the distribution of cocaine and fentanyl in Halton region and surrounding areas.
Between September 6 - 7, 2023, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrants were executed at a condominium and self storage unit in the City of Mississauga as well as a residence in the Town of Halton Hills. As a result of the warrants, investigators located and seized the following (see attached...