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, November 27, 2023 08:40 PM
On November 27, 2023, at approximately 4:40 pm the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to a robbery at the easyfinancial Services located at 1290 Steeles Avenue East in Milton.
Two male suspects entered the store wearing masks and brandishing weapons demanding both money and jewelry before fleeing in an awaiting dark coloured BMW SUV with a third unidentified suspect driver.
No persons were physically hurt as a result of the robbery. The suspects and vehicle are still outstanding.
Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 02:45 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Retail Theft Unit has made a series of arrests and laid multiple charges after a retail theft blitz in Oakville.
Between November 6 and 8, 2023, HRPS officers conducted strategic enforcement at a number of LCBO locations in Oakville. Over the three-day project, four individuals were arrested for thefts of liquor valued at more than $2,500.
Two of the individuals arrested by police were found to be in possession of signal jamming devices and large magnets...
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 03:28 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HPRS) is looking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect of a vehicle theft in Oakville.
A Lexus SUV was stolen during the early morning hours of November 14, 2023, from the driveway of a residence in the area of Ninth Line and Dundas Street East. The vehicle was abandoned by the thief not far from the residence and later recovered by police.
Police have obtained interior dashcam of the thief driving the stolen car. That video can be found here…
Posted on Thursday, November 09, 2023 10:05 AM
From November 6 to November 8, 2023, members of the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Human Trafficking Unit commenced Project Lonestar. This is the second phase of this proactive project, which has the goal of identifying and arresting offenders communicating to obtain sexual services from females under the age of 18.
During the investigation, several suspects arranged meetings for sexual services, despite being advised that they were communicating with a female who was only 15 years of age.
Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2023 03:34 PM
On November 6, 2023 at approximately 10:50 p.m., members of the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to reports of three males wearing construction vests breaking into a commercial property located on Speers Road in Oakville.
Police were subsequently advised that the suspects had fled the scene in a dark-coloured pick-up truck that was pulling a trailer loaded with tools.
A short time later, patrol officers observed a vehicle matching the above description in the area of Lakeshore Road...