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, December 29, 2022 10:53 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is requesting the public’s assistance in a hit and run collision investigation.
On Wednesday December 21, 2022, between 5:00 pm and 5:20 pm a male victim and his dog were struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at the intersection of Taunton Road and Oak Park Boulevard in Oakville. The vehicle did not stop at the scene and has not been located.
The male suffered injuries that were treated in hospital and the dog was also injured and fled from the scene....
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 01:20 PM
At approximately 3:29am on the 13th of December 2022, the Halton Regional Police Service was notified of a single motor vehicle collision on Cedar Springs Road north of Colling Road in the City of Burlington. Initial investigation indicated that a northbound Mazda hatchback lost control and left the roadway on the west side. Two male passengers sustained serious injuries. The 23 year old female driver was arrested and subsequently charged with Impaired driving and Dangerous driving causing bodily...
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 11:54 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has announced a new campaign to raise awareness and combat an increase in Emergency or Grandparent Scams being seen across the region.
The HRPS has developed a new poster that will soon be on display at most major banks in the Halton region (see attached signage). The poster is designed to serve as a warning to potential victims attending their banks to withdraw funds. It outlines some of the common scenarios fraudsters are using to convince victims to give...
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 01:34 AM
On December 11, 2022 at approximately 9:13pm Halton Regional Police responded to No. 20 Sideroad, Milton between First Nassagaweya Line and Second Nassagaweya Line for a serious single motor vehicle collision. A silver Dodge Caravan was travelling eastbound on No. 20 Sideroad when it failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway, and rolled over. The driver was transported to Guelph General Hospital with serious injuries. Due to the nature of the injuries the Collision Reconstruction Unit has...
Posted on Thursday, December 08, 2022 09:30 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a stabbing incident that occurred at an Oakville high school.
On December 7, 2022 at approximately 4:00 pm, the HRPS responded to Garth Webb Secondary School in Oakville in regards to an altercation that had broken out between a group of youths in the school foyer. Police arrived on scene and located three 15-year-old victims. As a result of the altercation, two of the victims suffered what appeared to be stab wounds to their bodies...