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 Sunday, August 21, 2022 06:54 PM
On Sunday August 21st, 2022 the Halton Regional Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Guelph Line north of 25 Side Road, Milton.
At approximately 11:10am, a white SUV had been traveling southbound on Guelph Line when it left the roadway and collided with a raised driveway culvert. A lone male occupant was assessed by responding EMS and unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. He was pronounced deceased on scene.
Due to the nature of the investigation, the Halton...
Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 10:36 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service - Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit (CASA), is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male responsible for two sexual assaults that occurred on the Union Gas Trail, located between Beaty Trail and Trudeau Drive, in Milton.
On Saturday, August 13, 2022, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the victim was walking a dog on the trail when she was approached by the suspect. The suspect attempted to engage the victim in conversation, then grabbed her hand...
Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 10:22 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest and laid multiple charges in a human trafficking investigation.
The investigation was initiated in June 2022, and as a result, investigators developed grounds to arrest and charge 29-year-old Andre DAVIS from Etobicoke, ON.
On August 18, 2022, a search warrant was executed at a unit in a large apartment complex in Etobicoke which DAVIS, also known as “Dre” or “Dre Stax”, was bound by court orders to reside at. However,...
Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 09:18 AM
On July 21, 2022, the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a suspected road rage incident in the City of St. Catharines. A male suspect exited his vehicle and struck the window of another vehicle, causing damage and prompting the victim to call 9-1-1.
No physical injuries were sustained as a result of the altercation.
The NRPS identified the suspect involved in the incident as an off-duty officer from their Service and requested the assistance of the Halton Regional Police Service...
Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 09:56 AM
The Public Safety Broadband Innovation Alliance (PIA) congratulates and thanks the Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Ministers responsible for Emergency Management on releasing the Temporary National Coordination Office (TNCO) report A Public Safety Broadband Network for Canada.
The PIA, a not-for-profit organization that represents over 65 first responder, public safety, and innovative industry organizations, is proud to have contributed to the development of the TNCO report. There...