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
Home Vandalized in Oakville
Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2022 12:26 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is appealing for information after a home was severely vandalized in Oakville.
On July 22, 2022, police were called to a house located at the intersection of Third Line and Hixon Street. Residents of the home had returned from a night away to find their entire house flooded and their property vandalized.
Unknown suspect(s) climbed onto the roof of the home and placed a garden hose into a vent above the attached garage and turned the water on. It is estimated...
Fatal Collision - 4th Line Milton
Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 02:22 AM
On Tuesday July 26, 2022, shortly after 9:00 pm, a 32 year old Mississauga resident was driving his BMW SUV northbound on 4th Line, south of Britannia Road. He lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
Members of the HRPS Collision Reconstruction Unit attended and took carriage of the investigation. The scene investigation was assisted by the expertise of Crime Scene and...
Robbery Investigation in Acton
Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 02:54 PM
On July 25, 2022, at approximately 12:45 pm the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to a robbery at the Pharmasave located at 21 Main Street North in Acton.
Three male suspects described as youths entered the pharmacy wearing masks. The suspects demanded narcotics and cash before fleeing in a 2015 Toyota Corolla. No weapons were seen or used by the suspects.
Shortly after the robbery, police were alerted to a vehicle collision on Regional Road 25, south of No 17 Sideroad. The suspects...
Halton Police Join Provincial Guns and Gangs Strategy
Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 01:13 PM
Law enforcement agencies across Ontario are joining together in a provincially funded Guns and Gangs Enforcement Strategy, which will greatly enhance our collective effectiveness in the ongoing battle against guns, gangs and violence throughout the province.
A Guns and Gangs Joint-Forces Operation (JFO) led by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is expected to increase both intelligence sharing and enforcement action. The Guns and Gangs JFO is made possible through a $75.1 million investment announced...
All HRPS Officers Now Using Electronic Notes via Smartphones
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 08:40 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is proud to announce that all its sworn members are now using electronic notes (eNotes).
Notetaking is arguably the most recognizable and key function that a police officer is responsible for and it has remained largely unchanged for over a century. Officially doing away with traditional paper-based notes for notes via smartphones is an important milestone for the HRPS. With more than 750 officers now using eNotes, this is a shift that the Halton community...