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Jan 08, 2003 11:03 ET

Douglass returns to North Durham as Inspector

After only eight months in Oshawa as Duty Inspector, Inspector Jim Douglass has happily returned to North Durham as the head of the North Durham Community Police Office. Inspector Douglass will be re......

Jan 06, 2003 07:12 ET

Deputy Chiefs Switch Jobs

As originally announced in 2001, the two Deputy Chiefs of the Durham Regional Police are changing portfolios. Rod Piukkala will now serve as the Deputy Chief of Administration and Chuck Mercier wil......

Dec 10, 2002 07:13 ET

Fingerprinting Goes Hi Tech

Police services across Canada now have a new tool that will dramatically improve their ability to collect, analyze and share fingerprint information. The LiveScan system, currently being rolled out......

Nov 22, 2002 12:52 ET

DRP Wins Award from CAA

The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) has recognized the Durham Regional Police for its commitment to school safety patrol programs. CAA Central Ontario recently awarded the DRPS with the 5th A......

Nov 22, 2002 11:00 ET

New Uxbridge Office Officially Opens

With the snip of a ribbon, the new Durham Regional Police Office in downtown Uxbridge officially opened Nov. 20th, providing citizens with easier access to police personnel. Regional Chair Roger An......

Nov 16, 2002 14:15 ET

Disabled Games a Tremendous Success

Over 60 young athletes, dozens of police officers and other volunteers filled the Pickering Recreation Complex on Saturday at the 18th Annual Durham Regional Police Disabled Games. Police Chief K......

Nov 12, 2002 05:23 ET

Students Experience Policing World for a Day

Over 40 Grade 9 students learned more about the world of policing as they accompanied their parent to work as part of Take Your Kids To Work Day. The students began their day at Headquarters in Osh......

Nov 05, 2002 13:22 ET

Safety Comes First at Oshawa Public School

A new safety program, which enlists the help of students, was unveiled today at Queen Elizabeth Public School in Oshawa. Mayor Nancy Diamond joined CAA representative Mike Beauchesne, DRPA Presiden......

Oct 21, 2002 12:12 ET

Latest Training Equipment Keeps Officers Sharp

It’s dark. A car parked at the side of a country back road matches the description of one being driven by a wanted person. A police officer approaches the vehicle and sees a man in the back seat. The ......

Oct 10, 2002 07:44 ET

Tactical Team Places High in International Competition

Durham Regional Police Tactical Officers have proven once again they are among the elite in the Province. At a competition in Toronto on October 9, the DRPS team placed third in the Tactical Divisi......

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