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 Thursday, November 30, 2023 12:00 PM
Today, Thursday, November 30, the Halton Police Board signed on the dotted line to adopt Language Interpreting Services Application (LISA), a web-based video and audio app by Languages in Motion Ltd., that provides frontline officers 24/7 access to interpreters in over 200 languages, including American Sign Language.
Halton is the fastest growing region in the GTHA. In 2020, the population was 610,000, and by the end of this year it’s expected to have gained an additional 50,000 residents. By...
Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 01:24 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for the robbery of a jewellery store in Burlington Mall.
On October 12, 2023, at approximately 5:20 pm, the suspect entered Griffin Jewellery Designs in Burlington Mall and asked to look at some rings. While in possession of an expensive engagement ring, the suspect told the employee that there were people outside of the store with guns. The suspect then departed the store with the ring,...
Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 08:40 PM
On November 27, 2023, at approximately 4:40 pm the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to a robbery at the easyfinancial Services located at 1290 Steeles Avenue East in Milton.
Two male suspects entered the store wearing masks and brandishing weapons demanding both money and jewelry before fleeing in an awaiting dark coloured BMW SUV with a third unidentified suspect driver.
No persons were physically hurt as a result of the robbery. The suspects and vehicle are still outstanding.
Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 02:45 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Retail Theft Unit has made a series of arrests and laid multiple charges after a retail theft blitz in Oakville.
Between November 6 and 8, 2023, HRPS officers conducted strategic enforcement at a number of LCBO locations in Oakville. Over the three-day project, four individuals were arrested for thefts of liquor valued at more than $2,500.
Two of the individuals arrested by police were found to be in possession of signal jamming devices and large magnets...
Posted on Thursday, November 23, 2023 01:01 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service is asking residents to show their generosity and kindness over the holiday season.
The annual Miracle on Main Street will once again be collecting toys and donations for less fortunate children in the region of Halton.
The Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation is a Milton-based charity started by wrestling legends, humanitarians and philanthropists; Tiger Jeet Singh and his son Tiger Ali Singh. For the past several years, the Halton Regional Police Service has partnered...