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Mar 04, 2016 12:56 ET

"It's Elementary" Kids Want to Know if Officers Sleep at the Station

What do you get when you let kids ask any question they want to a real DRPS officer? It's Elementary! This month, Kittanna asks "Do police officers sleep at the station like firefighters do?" Officer ......

Mar 03, 2016 11:56 ET

Youth Graduate from YIP After School Program

Another group of outstanding young people were recently recognized for their accomplishments in the Youth in Policing After School Program. A graduation was held at Eastdale Collegiate where dignitari......

Mar 03, 2016 11:04 ET

Female Prep Session Coming Up

The duties of a police officer are both challenging and rewarding. The physical component of becoming an officer can be rigorous especially for females. Only 50 per cent of females pass the test on th......

Mar 01, 2016 10:21 ET

Fraud Awareness Month Kicks Off

March is Fraud Awareness Month and DRPS is partnering with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) to ensure residents don't fall victim to a number of ongoing scams. Each week DRPS will feature a commo......

Feb 29, 2016 10:35 ET

Traffic Campaign Addresses Winter Driving

With heavy snow fall expected over the next few days, DRPS traffic officers will be out across the region looking for the following driving infractions:

  • Driving too fast for conditions - drive......

  • Feb 25, 2016 13:25 ET

    Ball Hockey In Support of Mental Health

    DRPS members and a team of All Stars from Ontario Shores recently enjoyed a friendly game of ball hockey in support of mental health. The annual Scrimmage at Ontario Shores featured special guests......

    Feb 24, 2016 09:12 ET

    Take A Stand Against Bullying Today

    People across the country are getting their pink on February 24 in support of #PinkShirtDay. The initiative lets everyone know that bullying will not be tolerated in our schools or work places. Th......

    Feb 23, 2016 14:37 ET

    Addressing The Impact Of Counterfeit Currency

    DRPS Major Fraud investigators handed out educational material at the Pickering Town Centre today to educate retailers on the issue of counterfeit U.S. currency. There has been a rise in the amount......

    Feb 20, 2016 22:36 ET

    Hundreds Attend Black History Month Celebration

    Over 600 residents came out this weekend to celebrate the largest Black History Month event in Durham Region. The "Speak Up! Speak Out! Our Voices Matter!" event took place at J Clarke Richardson HS ......

    Feb 20, 2016 21:27 ET

    Cultures Come Together to Celebrate the Year of The Monkey

    Chief Paul Martin took part in Chinese New Year celebrations at the Pickering Recreation Centre Saturday along with members of the community. The event was co-hosted by The Chinese Heritage Society......

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