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, August 25, 2022 09:30 AM
As the youth of Halton region prepare to head back to school, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is once again getting ready to launch Project Safe Start.
This will be the 15th year the HRPS has conducted this homegrown campaign, which focuses on education, awareness and high-visibility enforcement of traffic laws throughout Halton region. Project Safe Start 2022 will run between Monday, August 29 and Friday, September 9, 2022.
Every road user in Halton plays a critical role in road safety....
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 08:54 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made a pair of arrests in connection to a lengthy investigation that began after a targeted shooting in Oakville.
Police were called to a residence located on The Greenery in northeast Oakville at approximately 2:40 am on March 27, 2021, for reports of gun shots fired in the area of the home.
Once on scene, police located a female victim who was taken to hospital with serious injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. The victim survived her injuries.
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 Tuesday, August 23, 2022 11:24 AM
On August 20, 2022, just before 9:30 am, the Halton Regional Police Service attended a group home in the area of Third Line and 32 Side Road in Halton Hills for reports of a stabbing. Upon police arrival, a victim was located suffering from several lacerations.
The accused attended the home to remove a family member who resides there. While attempting to do so, an altercation ensued between the victim and the accused resulting in the victim being stabbed. The victim is an...
Posted on Monday, August 22, 2022 08:32 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau has arrested two suspects in relation to a series of gym locker thefts which began in June 2022. The suspects would break into the lockers, steal the contents within, attend the parking lot where they would steal motor vehicles and attend nearby stores to fraudulently use the (stolen) credit cards. The suspects have also been identified as being responsible for additional offences across the region and neighboring...