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Jun 02, 2016 09:48 ET

DRPS Welcomes Special Olympics Athletes

The 2016 Special Olympics Provincial Championships are officially underway following the opening ceremonies and lighting of the torch Wednesday in Oshawa. DRPS joined Durham Region in welcoming ov......

Jun 01, 2016 09:53 ET

Keeping Seniors Safe this Month

June is Senior's Month, an annual celebration across Ontario that DRPS will once again be participating in, by attending community events and educating the public about senior safety. Preventing c......

May 31, 2016 12:54 ET

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of 9-1-1 Services in Durham Region

On May 1, 1991, Durham's Chairman Gary Herrema made the first 9-1-1 call in the Region from council chambers in Whitby. The state-of-the-art 9-1-1 system replaced eight separate seven-digit numbers to......

May 30, 2016 10:34 ET

Chief Martin Participates in Hindu Celebration

Chief Paul Martin attended the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir and Cultural Centre in Ajax on Sunday. In an effort to strengthen our bonds and celebrate the diversity of our community partners, membe......

May 30, 2016 09:41 ET

Hey Officer - How Do You Deal With Stress?

What do you get when you let kids ask any question they want to a real DRPS officer? It's Elementary! This month, Robyn asks "How do you deal with stress?" Officer Briese has the answer! The seri......

May 30, 2016 08:49 ET

Bicycle Fun and Safety Day A Great Success

Almost 200 residents turned out for the annual Bicycle Fun and Safety Day at The Kids' Safety Village this past weekend. The free event offered a number of interactive bike safety sessions for kid......

May 26, 2016 14:01 ET

Celebrating the Voices of Victims and Survivors

Victim Services of Durham Region is raising awareness for victims of crime with Victims and Survivors of Crime Week. This annual, week-long campaign is celebrating the "Power of Our Voices" and runs f......

May 26, 2016 13:20 ET

Cycle Safely When Riding Electric Bicycles

Summer is on its way, and with the warmer weather finally here, members of the community will be considering alternative forms of transportation to get some exercise on their commutes to work or schoo......

May 25, 2016 09:12 ET

DRPS Encourages Road and Water Safety this Summer

Canada Road Safety Week was in full swing this week, but as it winds down......

May 17, 2016 12:28 ET

DRPS Raises a Flag to Support Inclusiveness

DRPS marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia today by raising a flag at each facility to support of our LGBTIQ2S community, partners, friends and allies. The event......

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