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 Monday, October 24, 2022 02:40 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating hateful and racist vandalism left on two occasions on a fence in the town of Oakville.
On October 22, 2022, police were notified of the graffiti spray-painted to a wood fence on the northwest corner of East Gate Crescent. The messages included a racist slur and a swastika. The messages have since been removed and are no longer on the fence.
Police investigation to date has determined that the suspect(s) first vandalized the fence sometime...
Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 09:43 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is looking for assistance from the public in identifying the driver of a motorcycle who failed to stop for police.
On August 10, 2022, an HRPS officer was conducting proactive patrols in the Millcroft area of Burlington, as a result of recent traffic complaints. At approximately 3:00 pm, a motorcycle was observed speeding, weaving back and forth and not stopping at a stop sign in the area of Sarazen Drive and Couples Crescent. The officer attempted to...
Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 10:59 AM
Following the post-mortem examination, the victim of the homicide in Oakville on August 19, 2022, has been identified as 27- year-old Arman Dhillon of Alberta (see attached photo provided by family).
Further to the original release, the suspect vehicle in this homicide has been identified as a white Acura MDX that was set on fire on Addingham Crescent in east Oakville on August 19, 2022.
Investigators are appealing to any witnesses, and property owners that may have surveillance video...
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 09:44 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) will be hosting a bicycle registration event for members of the community on July 6, 2022.
Anyone who has returned to where they parked their bicycle, only to discover a cut lock, understands the frustration and impact of having their bicycle stolen. More often than Police would like to see, when a bicycle is recovered, we are often unable to identify its owner.
That is where 529 Garage comes in. 529 Garage is a digital registration app that seeks to...
Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2022 11:52 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau is investigating a robbery that took place at the Burlington Mall (located at 777 Guelph Line).
On April 6, 2022, at approximately 8:00 pm, three suspects entered the Rogers Wireless retail location inside the Burlington Mall and demanded cell phones while one suspect displayed a Conducted Energy Weapon (commonly referred to as a Taser).
The suspects loaded garbage bags with phones and fled in a waiting vehicle...