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Apr 22, 2014 12:40 ET

One-Month Distracted Driving Update

Marking the one-month anniversary since the new fine for distracted driving came into effect, Durham officers were kept busy issuing 450 PONs from March 18 to April 18. Distracted driving was a fac......

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Apr 22, 2014 10:56 ET

Hopping Good Fun at the Kids' Safety Village

The DRPS Kids' Safety Village was full of hopping good fun today at the Easter Eggstravaganza. Hundreds of families enjoyed the sunny weather and all the great activities (not to mention the chocolate......

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Apr 17, 2014 10:06 ET

Still Time to Register for Our Female Practice PREP Session

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......

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Apr 16, 2014 16:05 ET

Let's Talk About Family Violence

For the first time, a major provincial conference focusing on preventing family violence is coming to Durham Region. Chief Constable Mike Ewles and Regional Chair Roger Anderson joined multiple com......

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Apr 16, 2014 08:21 ET

A Slam Dunk with Special Olympics Ontario Athletes

A team of basketball enthusiasts from Special Olympics Ontario invited some DRPS officers to join them as they closed off their season of courtside fun and competition. The officers, from East, Centra......

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Apr 14, 2014 09:21 ET

Reminder - Use Caution When Online Dating

We warned the public about risks associated with Romance Scams back in February, but in light of a recently reported case, we would once again like to remind online daters to use extreme caution when ......

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Apr 11, 2014 10:17 ET

Off-Road Vehicles - Do You Know the Rules of the Road?

Spring has finally arrived and with it comes the sounds of ATVs, dirt bikes and other motorized off-road vehicles (ORV) enjoying the great outdoors. The Durham Regional Police would like to remind ci......

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Apr 11, 2014 11:31 ET

In Memory of Jim Flaherty

On behalf of the Durham Regional Police Service, Chief Constable Mike Ewles would like to extend his deepest condolences to the family and friends of Whitby-Oshawa MP Jim Flaherty. From 1995 to 200......

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Apr 08, 2014 11:17 ET

Reaching Out to Victims During National Victims of Crime Awareness Week

Raising awareness for victims of crime is the focus of a week-long campaign by the Canadian government. “Taking Action” is the theme of the ninth annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (NVCAW......

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Apr 07, 2014 14:56 ET

Inviting You to Our Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter is less than two weeks away, and the DRPS Kids' Safety Village is inviting families to an Easter egg hunt on April 19. Easter Eggstravaganza is a free event that will feature many activities......

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