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 Wednesday, September 14, 2022 09:32 AM
An arrest has been made and multiple charges laid in connection with a Human Trafficking investigation in Halton region.
In April of 2022, members of the Drug and Human Trafficking Unit learned of the sexual exploitation of a victim occurring in Halton and throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
A warrant was issued for Alexander Clermont and on September 11, 2022, Clermont was arrested in Ottawa by members of the Ottawa Police Service. 25 year-old Alexander Clermont of Ottawa was turned over to Halton...
Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 01:14 PM
On Monday September 12, 2022, at approximately 2:50 p.m. the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to multiple reports of a shooting at an auto shop in Milton.
Police attended a business located at 32 Bronte Street South, and found three victims with gunshot wounds. Tragically, 38-year-old Shakeel Ashraf of Milton died at the scene and two other victims were transported to hospital. They remain in critical and serious conditions and police are not releasing their names at this time.
Posted on Friday, September 09, 2022 08:09 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance is locating a missing male party.
Jordan SANCHEZ (38) of Halton Hills was last seen on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 in the area of Acton, Ontario.
Jordan is described as:
- 5’6” tall with a slim build
- Short brown hair
- Green Eyes, missing a front tooth
- Clothing unknown
A photo of Jordan is attached.
There are concerns for Jordan’s well-being.
Anyone with information about Jordan or his possible location...
Posted on Friday, September 09, 2022 01:54 PM
On May 19, 2022, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) received a call for a suspicious motor vehicle with three males at an industrial lot in Milton. Upon police arrival, the motor vehicle fled at a high rate of speed and, in doing so, struck a curb causing significant damage to one of its tires. Shortly after, officers located the suspect vehicle abandoned and unoccupied in the area of Trafalgar Road and Steeles Avenue. Inside the motor vehicle, officers observed tools consistent with the theft...
Posted on Friday, September 09, 2022 11:27 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) would like to provide residents with some safety tips for dealing with door-to-door sales attempts.
Door-to-door sales is an in-person technique used to sell products and/ or services. When a stranger comes to your home, it’s important to ensure you protect yourself by being aware and trusting your instincts.
Be extremely cautious who you let into your home. A salesperson or contractor asking to enter your home should be concerning. When...