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?
For media inquiries, please call 905-825-4899 or email CorpComm@haltonpolice.ca.
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
Police Make Arrest after Truck Stolen in Oakville
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 12:51 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest and laid multiple charges after a pickup truck was stolen from a residence in Oakville.
On April 11, 2023, at approximately 8:30 am police were contacted after a victim discovered their Ford F-150 pickup missing from their driveway. Through the use of a GPS device in the vehicle, police were able to locate the vacant truck parked in a commercial lot in Etobicoke.
The suspect eventually returned to vehicle and entered the driver’s seat....
Group Charged in Drug Investigation
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 10:33 AM
On March 30, 2023, members of the Halton Regional Police Service - Drug and Human Trafficking Unit concluded "Project Guild". This six-month drug trafficking investigation culminated with a number of arrests and the execution of several Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrants.
Between March 29– 30, 2023, search warrants were executed at a Milton residence, two Mississauga locations and associated vehicles. Investigators have seized the following (see attached photo):
- 15 kilograms of...
Safety Tips for Purchasing Used Vehicles
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 10:11 AM
Since February 2023, members of the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Regional Auto Theft Task Force have been investigating a network of “Re-Vinned” vehicles circulating Ontario.
“Re-Vinning” is the act of changing the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of a stolen vehicle to a fraudulently fabricated number, concealing the fact the vehicle is stolen.
The HRPS Regional Auto Theft Task Force have recovered 18 “Re-Vinned” vehicles that were sold to unsuspecting buyers as legitimate. Police...
Arrest Made in Georgetown Bank Robbery
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 11:56 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest in relation to the robbery of a Georgetown bank.
On March 27, 2023, at approximately 12:45 pm, a male suspect entered the Royal Bank located at 83 Main Street South in Georgetown. The suspect approached a teller and a demand for cash was made. The suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapons were observed and no physical injuries were reported.
Through the course of investigation, officers were able to identify the...
Halton Regional Police Service Recognizes 11th Annual National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Posted on Monday, April 10, 2023 09:08 AM
Week celebrates the contributions of more than 60 call-takers and dispatchers to community safety and well-being
Oakville, ON – The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is recognizing the dedication and contributions of the 9-1-1 Communicators who serve Halton Region, as yesterday marked the start of National Public Safety Communicators Appreciation Week.
“Being a 9-1-1 Communicator takes a special person who cares about our community and is invested in helping ensure the best possible outcome,”...