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
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...
Halton Regional Police Service Launches Limited Edition ‘The True Blue’ Podcast Series
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 09:28 AM
-Special project is part of broader initiative to expand communication on important police-related issues-
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural video podcast series - Halton Police: The True Blue. The limited edition, six-episode video podcast will inform audiences about important topics impacting Halton Region, introduce some of the officers working in the community, and give a behind-the-scenes look at policing in 2023.
“We are always...
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...
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...
Launch of Second Annual #NoHateInHalton – Collaborative Anti-Hate Campaign
Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023 11:10 AM
Join the Conversation - Help Put an End to Hate in Our Region
Oakville, ON - The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is proud to announce the launch of the second annual anti-hate campaign #NoHateInHalton. This year’s collaborative campaign, which officially kicked-off at a morning ceremony at Headquarters, will run March 20th to 24th.
In a continued effort to stop hate and promote respect, equity and inclusivity in our community, HRPS has partnered with the Halton District School Board, Halton...