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
Two Oakville Residents Charged with Drug Trafficking Offences
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 02:17 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau/Street Crime Unit has arrested two males in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Oakville.
In March 2023, officers began an investigation into drug transactions that were taking place in the area of Churchill Avenue and North Service Road East in Oakville.
A Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrant was executed on March 30 at an address on Churchill Avenue. As a result of the search, the...
Man Charged in Stolen Auto Investigation in Oakville
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 10:56 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau has arrested a male in relation to a stolen vehicle investigation in Oakville.
On April 3, 2023, investigators observed a 2018 Audi S5 in the area of Hyde Park Gate and Dundas Street West in Oakville. Investigation determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen and re-vinned. A re-vinned vehicle is a stolen vehicle that has a fraudulently fabricated VIN attached to it, making it appear as though the...
Commercial Motor Vehicle Unit to Host Information Sessions
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 10:03 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service – Commercial Motor Vehicle Unit (CMV) will be hosting two information nights for the public. Each session will consist of a short presentation on how to complete a proper pre-trip inspection report and will follow with an open period for questions and answers.
These information sessions are ideal for new business operators, (including landscapers, contractors), or any Commercial Vehicle Owner/Operator who may have questions about:
- Commercial Vehicle Operator’s...
Man Charged in Labour Trafficking Investigation
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 11:53 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Human Trafficking Unit has arrested a Halton Hills man after a labour trafficking investigation.
In mid March of 2023, police received information that Mexican nationals were being exploited for labour throughout Halton Region and the GTA. As a result, an investigation was initiated in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour.
On March 30, 2023, Baryali Rahim Qul (37) of Halton Hills was arrested. He has been charged with the following:
- Trafficking in...
Recovery of Several Stolen Vehicles Leads to the Arrest of Four Suspects
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 09:08 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service – Regional Auto Theft Task Force has arrested four suspects in relation to a stolen auto investigation in Milton.
On March 28, 2023, investigators were made aware of the following four stolen vehicles from Milton:
2022 Dodge Ram – stolen from an address on Aird Court on March 28
2022 Dodge Ram – stolen from an address on Hansen Crescent on March 28
2022 Dodge Ram – stolen from an address on Clover Park between March 27 – 28
2022 Dodge Ram – stolen from an address...