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Media Release

Release Date: November 6th, 2017 - 8:40am

Originator: A/Sergeant Ryan Smith, Regional Community Mobilization Bureau, 905-825-4747 x5169

Contact: A/Sergeant Ryan Smith, Regional Community Mobilization Bureau, 905-825-4747 x5169

Location: Halton Region, ON

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Halton Regional Police Launches Crime Prevention Week: Building Safer Communities Together

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) will commemorate Crime Prevention Week by showcasing five short videos focusing on our top priorities and how they affect the overall community safety and well-being of the residents in Halton. HRPS will upload one new video each day throughout Crime Prevention Week.These videos are available online: LINK.

The Halton model to community safety and well-being planning is designed to address community challenges through collaboration, prevention and proactive partnerships with community members from health, social services, housing, diversity and faith-based sectors. The Crime Prevention Week videos feature our Service’s many partnerships that address and mitigate risks to ensure community safety and well-being.

The focus of the HRPS policing model has shifted towards a greater, regional approach to community mobilization, with our core philosophy of “One Vision, One Mission, One Team” guiding our efforts. This enhances the Service’s ability to serve the diverse needs of the community by developing programs with our partners. These partnerships reflect the focus on our operational service delivery priorities: Mental Health and Addictions, Traffic Safety, Priority Populations and Focus on Crime. Our Service is committed to building safer communities together.

Connect with HRPS and tell us your stories or ask your crime prevention and community safety questions through our Twitter accounts (use the hashtag #CPWeek2017).

Anyone who may have witnessed or has information about a crime in Halton Region are encouraged to Crime Stoppers “See something, Hear something, Say something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at http://www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).


Chief Stephen Tanner, Halton Regional Police Service:

“The Halton Regional Police Service is happy to partner with the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police in promoting Crime Prevention Week.  Here in Halton we are really excited about taking crime prevention to a whole new level, integrating it into our Community Safety and Well-Being Plan and working together in partnership with our citizens and our many stakeholders to truly become one team.”

Learn more:

Ontario’s annual Crime Prevention Week, runs from November 5 to 11, 2017. The week-long promotion of crime prevention is supported by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and all police services across Ontario. This year the theme is “Building Safer Communities Together.” #CPWeek2017

The Halton Regional Police Service contributes to the safety and well-being of the Region's more than 530,000 residents. Working in partnership with the communities we serve, the Service delivers quality, cost-effective public safety and crime prevention services, as mandated by law. The Halton Regional Police Service is recognized as one of the leading police agencies in the areas of diversity and community policing initiatives, and is committed to ensuring Halton Region remains as safe tomorrow as it is today.

Building Safer Communities Together Videos: LINK