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Apr 22, 2003 14:38 ET

New Police Facility in Ajax Opens

With the snip of police tape, the new North Ajax Community Policing Centre was officially opened April 22 at the McLean Community Centre. The new facility will enable police to interact more closel......

Mar 17, 2003 11:51 ET

Thin Ice and Slippery Banks a Danger to Residents

The Durham Regional Police Service would like to advise residents to be cautious of thin ice, open water and slippery river banks throughout the region as warm temperatures thaw winter’s ice and snow.......

Feb 14, 2003 10:08 ET

A New Whitby Community Police Office

The citizens of Whitby will be getting a new Community Police Office next Spring as Regional Council approved the $12.1 million tender February 12th. The 38,133 gross sq. ft. station will be locat......

Jan 31, 2003 11:30 ET

Air-1 Delivers on Crime Prevention and Safety

The Durham Regional Police’s helicopter, Air-1, has proven once again to be a valuable tool in our arsenal. The helicopter was called out 812 times during the past year and arrived first on scene ......

Jan 24, 2003 12:48 ET

Bitter Cold Doesn’t Dampen Speeders

The bitter cold snap engulfing southern Ontario doesn’t appear to be slowing down aggressive motorists in Durham Region. Members of the Durham Regional Police Traffic Services Branch and frontline ......

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......

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