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 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...
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 08:40 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is proud to announce that all its sworn members are now using electronic notes (eNotes).
Notetaking is arguably the most recognizable and key function that a police officer is responsible for and it has remained largely unchanged for over a century. Officially doing away with traditional paper-based notes for notes via smartphones is an important milestone for the HRPS. With more than 750 officers now using eNotes, this is a shift that the Halton community...
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 04:41 PM
On May 31, 2022, at 2:30 pm, the Halton Regional Police Service received reports of a male with a firearm at the South Campus of White Oaks Secondary School in Oakville. At the time of the report, it was not known if the weapon was real or a replica.
White Oaks Secondary School was placed on Lockdown and nearby schools were placed in Hold and Secures.
Officers completed an extensive search of White Oaks Secondary School and the surrounding area. A 16-year old male was located on school property and...
Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 11:18 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is pleased to announce it has been awarded funding to expand its Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Teams through the Ministry of the Solicitor General’s (the Ministry) Mobile Crisis Response Teams Enhancement Grant.
The HRPS is among 28 Police Services that have received grant funding through the Ministry to increase their existing capacity to respond to mental health crisis calls.
Through this funding, the HRPS is able to expand its Mobile Crisis Rapid Response...