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Aug 23, 2010 14:37 ET

Protect Yourself Against Fraudulent Contractors

The Durham Regional Police Service would like to advise citizens of several ongoing scams that have cost local residents thousands of dollars. Home improvement contractors have convinced citizens t......

Aug 20, 2010 14:31 ET

2010 Youth in Policing Students Graduate!

Durham Regional Police bid farewell to 53 Youth in Policing students from across the region at a graduation ceremony at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School in Ajax. The ceremony was attended by Chief......

Aug 18, 2010 10:42 ET

Students Reward Safe Drivers

DRPS Youth in Policing students were out rewarding drivers to thank them for practicing safe driving habits in Operation Highway Rewards on Aug. 17. East Division officers helped the students condu......

Aug 13, 2010 12:59 ET

Youth in Policing Students Host Summer Leadership Camp

The Durham Regional Police Service is currently carrying out its Youth in Policing Initiative, which provides selected high school students with an educational summer work experience. The program ......

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......

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