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Feb 16, 2010 10:28 ET

Purse-Snatching Suspect Targets Seniors in Grocery Stores

Police are appealing to the public to assist in the identification of a purse-snatching suspect who has been targeting seniors in grocery stores throughout the Region since late January. Between t......

Feb 09, 2010 10:07 ET

Officers Enforce Distracted Driving Bill

The first week of Bill 118 enforcement resulted in 63 charges being laid in relation to driver’s contravening the hands-free communications law now in effect. The Durham Regional Police Service fou......

Feb 05, 2010 10:40 ET

DRP Officer Assists with Relief Efforts in Haiti

DRPS Cst. Richard Fantinato, who is currently stationed in Haiti, recently took advantage of some pre-scheduled vacation time to visit friends, family and colleagues at home in Durham Region. He retur......

Feb 03, 2010 14:50 ET

DRP Supports 'Friends with Tents'

What started as a simple email request for used tents turned into an overwhelming campaign in support of Haiti. The “Friends with Tents” campaign originated from a Field Security Advisor with the UN ......

Feb 01, 2010 16:23 ET

Can You Identify this Suspect?

On November 2nd, 2009 at 1:23 a.m. an unidentified male suspect smashed two coin deposits at the Coin Wash at 1555 Pickering Parkway. He was unsuccessful in the attempt to steal the contents, but ......

Jan 29, 2010 12:26 ET

DRP Officer Levels the Playing Field at the Olympics

Durham Regional Police Detective Emmanuel Iheme is heading to Vancouver on January 31 to volunteer his services to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the 2010 Paralympic Games as a Station Manager for ......

Jan 27, 2010 14:31 ET

Distracted Driver's Bill Takes Effect February 1, 2010

Durham Regional Police will be enforcing the new “distracted driver’s bill” effective February 1, 2010 and will be transitioning their educational three-month period into an enforcement mode. In an......

Jan 26, 2010 08:56 ET

Our Auxiliary Members Graduate

After a six-month training program, 14 citizens have officially joined the Durham Regional Police Service’s Auxiliary Unit at a graduation ceremony held at Durham College on Jan. 22. The new Auxili......

Jan 22, 2010 14:25 ET

New Recruits Join the Ranks of DRPS

A dozen new members have joined the Durham Regional Police Service. The new recruits were sworn in at a ceremony in Oshawa on Jan. 21 along with fellow officers from the Peterborough Lakefield Police ......

Jan 18, 2010 13:59 ET

Help Safeguard Your Business Against Robberies

Crimes of this nature generally target commercial businesses and their employees. Protecting your business and employee(s) from a robbery can’t entirely be controlled but it is possible to minimize th......

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