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 Monday, October 24, 2022 02:40 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating hateful and racist vandalism left on two occasions on a fence in the town of Oakville.
On October 22, 2022, police were notified of the graffiti spray-painted to a wood fence on the northwest corner of East Gate Crescent. The messages included a racist slur and a swastika. The messages have since been removed and are no longer on the fence.
Police investigation to date has determined that the suspect(s) first vandalized the fence sometime...
Posted on Monday, October 24, 2022 02:17 PM
On Saturday October 22, 2022 at 1:00 am, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Trafalgar Road and Iroquois Shore Road in the town of Oakville. The collision occurred between a northbound motorcycle on Trafalgar Road, and a southbound automobile attempting to turn left onto Iroquois Shore Road.
A 22-year-old man from Oakville was the driver of the motorcycle while a 29-year-old female also from Oakville was the driver...
Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 09:49 AM
Annual long weekend initiative results in more than 150 charges for driving-related offences in Halton Region
Halton Region, ON – The results are in for Operation Impact 2022 in Halton Region. Operation Impact is an annual national public awareness initiative spearheaded by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, under the leadership of the CACP Traffic Safety Committee, that aims to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world.
Key areas of focus for this year’s campaign, which...
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 04:49 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a robbery that took place at Mapleview Shopping Centre in Burlington.
On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at approximately 4:20 p.m. an older adult female victim was followed out of the mall by a male suspect after purchasing a laptop computer at the Apple Store.
The victim was knocked to the ground by the suspect once she exited the mall and her computer was stolen. The robbery took place in the southeast parking lot area and the victim used...
Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 09:25 AM
To ensure Halton residents continue to have quick and easy access to the latest crime information in their area, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has launched an enhanced version of its Crime Mapping tool on its www.haltonpolice.ca website.
Accessible to PC and mobile users under the News and Updates tab, the latest Crime Mapping tool offers an at-a-glance snapshot of events by crime type across the region. Key features of the user-friendly tool include:
- The ability to set filters by...