Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 09:43 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is looking for assistance from the public in identifying the driver of a motorcycle who failed to stop for police.
On August 10, 2022, an HRPS officer was conducting proactive patrols in the Millcroft area of Burlington, as a result of recent traffic complaints. At approximately 3:00 pm, a motorcycle was observed speeding, weaving back and forth and not stopping at a stop sign in the area of Sarazen Drive and Couples Crescent. The officer attempted...
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 09:30 AM
As the youth of Halton region prepare to head back to school, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is once again getting ready to launch Project Safe Start.
This will be the 15th year the HRPS has conducted this homegrown campaign, which focuses on education, awareness and high-visibility enforcement of traffic laws throughout Halton region. Project Safe Start 2022 will run between Monday, August 29 and Friday, September 9, 2022.
Every road user in Halton plays a critical role in road safety....
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2022 03:15 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a suspicious fire in Burlington.
On August 11, 2022, at approximately 9:30 pm police and Burlington Fire were called to a commercial property on Sumach Drive. At the time of police arrival, several motorhomes (RVs) parked at the property were found to be on fire.
Burlington Fire were able to extinguish the flames quickly and no physical injuries were sustained as a result of the fire however damage is estimated to be in excess of $500, 000.
Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 09:40 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is issuing a warning to residents about a home repair fraud believed to be operating in the region.
Police believe these suspects may be intentionally targeting older adults.
The fraud involves contractors travelling door-to-door selling services that are unsolicited by a consumer. The suspect will provide quotes with prices lower than market value and once a deal is reached, will request a large cash payment. Based on complaints, initial...
Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2022 12:04 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is launching a new Electronic Tickets, or ‘eTickets’, pilot project in its 3 District (Burlington) on August 9, 2022.
Officers in the 3 District Response Unit, which focuses on Traffic Enforcement, will pilot the project, with the District Response Units in 1 District (Milton/Halton Hills) and 2 District (Oakville) joining the pilot in early fall 2022. The HRPS expects to have eTickets adopted by all frontline officers by early 2023.