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, October 12, 2023 10:22 AM
Assault Investigation in Oakville
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has laid a pair of charges against a member of the Oakville Fire Department after an on-duty incident involving Halton EMS staff.
In the early morning hours of October 8, 2023, Halton EMS staff responded to a call at a hotel room in Oakville. Halton EMS also requested assistance from the Oakville Fire Department.
At some point, an altercation took place between a member of the Oakville Fire Department and two Halton EMS...
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 12:05 PM
Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is pleased to share the results of the 22nd Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Enforcement Blitz, held at Woodbine Mohawk Park in Milton on October 3 and 4.
The purpose of the CMV Enforcement Blitz is to conduct proactive enforcement and ensure compliance with legislation pertaining to mechanical fitness, weights, load security, safety and licencing.
With the help of neighbouring police services and agencies, officers inspected 475 commercial motor vehicles...
Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2023 10:30 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a serious assault that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday October 3, 2023, in the City of Burlington. Sometime between 1:00am to 2:45am, an altercation is believed to have occurred in the area of the Burlington Power Centre (Brant Street / North Service Road).
The victim (a 38-year-old male) was located by a passerby south of this location having sustained serious injuries. The victim was transported to hospital with life...
Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 02:17 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating the attempted robbery of a pharmacy in Oakville.
On October 2, 2023, at approximately 8:20 pm two male suspects armed with a knife and a hammer entered a Shoppers Drug Mart location on Cornwall Road in Oakville. The suspects then proceeded to the rear of the pharmacy and demanded staff open the safe where narcotics are stored.
Staff informed the suspects that the locked safe was on a time-delay which would prevent it from being opened....
Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 11:59 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – Regional Auto Theft Task Force has arrested two males in relation to a stolen auto investigation in the Halton region and Greater Toronto area.
In early September, the Task Force identified a suspect believed to be responsible for committing numerous auto thefts in the Halton region and Greater Toronto area. Investigation into this male led to numerous stolen vehicles being located via a Criminal Code search warrant at a commercial property in...