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 09, 2023 08:58 AM
Members of the public are reminded to be aware of vehicles that may be following them after Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) arrested and charged three individuals in relation to an attempted auto theft in Milton.
On the evening of Saturday, November 4, 2023, a Halton resident who was driving home from Toronto noticed a vehicle had been following them. When the individual parked in a driveway, masked occupants of the suspect vehicle approached the individual’s vehicle. After realizing the...
Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2023 03:34 PM
On November 6, 2023 at approximately 10:50 p.m., members of the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to reports of three males wearing construction vests breaking into a commercial property located on Speers Road in Oakville.
Police were subsequently advised that the suspects had fled the scene in a dark-coloured pick-up truck that was pulling a trailer loaded with tools.
A short time later, patrol officers observed a vehicle matching the above description in the area of Lakeshore Road...
Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2023 10:50 AM
For the third consecutive year, Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is proud to launch our annual Kozy Kids initiative to help ensure underserved youth across the Halton Region are prepared for winter.
The initiative was kickstarted in 2021 after two HRPS Constables learned that a number of children - many of whom were newcomers to Canada - were regularly absent from school during the winter months, as their families couldn’t afford to purchase winter apparel. In the Town of Milton alone, 105...
Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 04:53 PM
On Monday November 6th 2023, at approximately 12:10 pm, Halton Regional police were called to a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Dundas Street West and the 403 Westbound (Hamilton bound) off ramp.
A white Ford F150 operated by a 17-year-old Mississauga resident, entered into the intersection from the highway and collided with two vehicles travelling eastbound on Dundas Street. Initial information provided by witnesses, indicated traffic on Dundas Street had the right of way at the...
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 12:15 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a vehicle fire in Georgetown. On November 3, 2023, at approximately 2:00 am, police attended a residence in the area of Trafalgar Road and 15 Side Road following reports of a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. The fire did not spread beyond the vehicle and was quickly extinguished by the Halton Hills Fire Department.
Investigators also found shell casings at the scene and multiple bullet holes on the vehicle. However, no persons were...