The safety of all our residents is of utmost importance to the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS). We encourage seniors in our community, and their loved ones, to access available supports and services to best ensure safety and peace of mind.

Reporting a concern regarding the safety of a senior

If you need to report a criminal offence or need an officer to attend to speak with you about your concerns, please contact us at: 905-825-4777.

In the event of an EMERGENCY, call 9-1-1.

HRPS support for seniors

The HRPS Older Adults Liaison Team consists of three Seniors Crime Investigators, an Older Adult Support Officer, District Community Response Officers, and the Victim Services Unit.

The HRPS Older Adult Support Officer provides outreach, connections to supports, and community services for the Seniors of Halton.

The Older Adults Criminal Investigations Team works in partnership with uniform patrol officers and community service agencies to conduct criminal investigations, including:

  • Financial crimes including thefts, theft by Power of Attorney, frauds, forgery, and theft of mail.
  • Physical assault, including forcible confinement.
  • Neglect, including criminal negligence, failing to provide the necessaries of life, and breach of duty.
  • Psychological mistreatment, including harassing phone calls, uttering threats, and intimidation.

The HRPS also offers a variety of public education resources:

Public Education Presentations

The Older Adults Team offers a series of topical presentations to older adults, their families, and service providers to deter and prevent crimes against older adults. Presentations include: Fraud and Financial Crimes, Power of Attorney, and Seniors Safety.

Older Adult Crime Prevention Brochures

Community Services for Seniors

Download the Halton Region Older Adults' Directory.

Contact Information

Constable Mathew Rocca
Older Adult Support Officer
905-825-4747 ext. 5243