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Nov 25, 2014 11:39 ET

Results from the Anti-Violence Conference

The major recommendations arising from a two-day conference on family violence in South Asian communities were released at a press conference in Whitby on November 25. The conference, entitled Fami......

Nov 12, 2014 13:15 ET

The Annual Food and Toy Drive is Off to a Great Start

It felt a lot more like winter today, and we believe Santa had a lot to do with it as he paid an early visit to Durham Region to help us launch our 26th Annual DRPS Food and Toy Drive. Chief Paul Mart......

Nov 11, 2014 13:40 ET

Remembering Those Who Served

Members of the Durham Regional Police were proud to participate in Remembrance Day ceremonies across Durham Region on Nov. 11 and salute those brave men and women who have served our country and conti......

Nov 06, 2014 16:31 ET

New Funding to Help Support Seniors in Our Community

Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Yasir Naqvi granted the Durham Regional Police $100,000 to provide further support to our senior citizens. Minister Yasir Naqvi, Chief Paul Ma......

Nov 05, 2014 13:21 ET

DRPS Supports Special Olympics Initiative In Oshawa

Sgt. Shaun Arnott was on hand as the City of Oshawa was named host of the 2015 Ontario Provincial School Championships. A long-time supporter of Special Olympics, Sgt. Arnott brought greetings on b......

Nov 05, 2014 11:40 ET

DRPS Joins Forces to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

On November 4, 2014, Lakeridge Health hosted a collaborative group of health officials from across the Region, pharmacists, physicians, support workers and law enforcement officials, to work through t......

Nov 05, 2014 11:10 ET

Keeping it in the Family

Forty Grade 9 students from across the region gathered at Regional Headquarters as "Take Our Kids To Work Day" was celebrated across the country. The program enables the students to see what their ......

Nov 04, 2014 13:23 ET

We Need You to Help Prevent Crime

Crime Prevention Week is upon us and this year we want to encourage our community members to assist us in making Durham Region the safest region in which to live, work and play. In partnership wit......

Nov 03, 2014 11:13 ET

Wear a Purple Scarf To Prevent Domestic Violence

For the past 25 years, Ontario has recognized November as Women Abuse Prevention Month. Its an opportunity to shed light on violence against women in our community and highlight efforts underway to e......

Oct 28, 2014 21:29 ET

Community Invited To Help Prevent Gender Violence

Educator and author Dr. Jackson Katz joined members of DRPS, Victim Services and the community to preview a talk on the role of men in preventing gender violence. On October 29, 2014, Dr. Katz wil......

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