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Aug 11, 2010 11:47 ET

DRPS Phone Number Change

The Durham Regional Police Service has replaced a former administrative phone number for residents in west Durham Region with a toll-free number, effective immediately. Effective Wednesday August ......

Aug 09, 2010 11:57 ET

Help Identify this Fraud Suspect

Police are seeking the identity of a suspect who defrauded a Durham resident of thousands of dollars with a phone call of distress requesting funds during a feigned emergency. During the month of ......

Aug 06, 2010 11:11 ET

Protect Yourself From Online Dating Scams

Recently, a couple of Durham residents were promised love and security to only find out they had fallen into the trap of online scammers. Durham police have seen a rise in the number of online dating ......

Aug 05, 2010 07:59 ET

Distracted Driving in Durham Region

From July 24, 2010 to August 2, 2010, the DRPS Traffic Services Branch conducted an enforcement campaign focused on the distracted driving legislation. During the campaign 94 Provincial Offence......

Aug 03, 2010 14:25 ET

Motorcycle Safety On Our Roads

Recently, Durham Region has had two unfortunate motorcycle fatalities. A 51-year-old male from Ajax and an 18-year-old female from Clarington succumbed to their injuries this past weekend. With the ni......

Jul 30, 2010 10:43 ET

DRP Focuses on Road and Water Safety This Weekend

The Durham Regional Police Service will have an increased presence on our major roads this long weekend to encourage motorists to slow down and drive safely. Officers will also be on the water to moni......

Jul 28, 2010 14:55 ET

Third Annual Ripple Effect Youth Forum a Great Success

For the third year in a row, the Durham Regional Youth in Policing program successfully held its Ripple Effect Youth Forum on July 27 at Milestone Community Centre in Ajax. Students from Durham, Halto......

Jul 26, 2010 10:04 ET

Participate in Our Public Opinion Survey

DRPS wants to remind the public that this is the last week to participate in our public opinion survey. The purpose of this survey is to receive feedback from residents of Durham Region about the ......

Jul 23, 2010 08:20 ET

Burglaries Heat Up in the Summer Months

While the summer season is the most popular time for vacationing, it is also a prime time for burglaries. According to Aviva, one of Canada’s largest home insurers, in the month of June home break-ins......

Jul 22, 2010 09:27 ET

DRP Receives Grant from Attorney General

Ontario Attorney General Chris Bentley granted the Durham Regional Police $207,800 to fight against child pornography and computer fraud. Deputy Chief Scott Burns welcomed the news at a brief press......

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