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.
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 02:16 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is pleased to announce that Halton region has maintained its position of having the lowest Crime Severity Index (CSI) of all Canadian municipalities with a population of 100,000 or more. In comparison to Ontario’s ‘Big 12’ police services, the HRPS also achieved the highest Weighted Clearance Rate (WCR) at 48.70 per cent.
This data is reported in Statistics Canada’s annual report on crime in Canada. The report provides a detailed overview of crime statistics...
Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022 01:25 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest in connection to a break and enter that took place at the Georgetown Marketplace Mall.
On April 7, 2022, two suspects broke into a lottery kiosk inside the mall after the mall was closed. The suspects stole lottery tickets and attempted to activate them at a nearby convenience store.
On May 3, 2022, a media release was issued requesting assistance in identifying the suspects. One of the suspects was identified with help from the...
Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 01:13 PM
Law enforcement agencies across Ontario are joining together in a provincially funded Guns and Gangs Enforcement Strategy, which will greatly enhance our collective effectiveness in the ongoing battle against guns, gangs and violence throughout the province.
A Guns and Gangs Joint-Forces Operation (JFO) led by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is expected to increase both intelligence sharing and enforcement action. The Guns and Gangs JFO is made possible through a $75.1 million investment announced...