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Mar 18, 2014 15:03 ET

Focusing on the Big 4 Killers on Our Roads

The DRPS launched a new campaign today to educate motorists about the "Big 4 Killers" on our roadways. The Traffic Services Branch (TSB) aims to educate drivers about the four main causes o......

Mar 17, 2014 11:19 ET

Reminder - Distracted Driving Fine Increases March 18

As a reminder to motorists, as of March 18, the fine for distracted driving will increase to $280, from $155, in the hopes of deterring dangerous driving on our roadways. Distracted driving is one......

Mar 16, 2014 12:18 ET

Great Day for A Graduation

It was a great afternoon on Saturday as 72 new graduates from the After School Youth In Policing Program celebrated their accomplishments with Chief Ewles, and their family and friends. Joined by H......

Mar 14, 2014 08:15 ET

Be Mindful of Changing Weather Conditions

With drastic changes in temperatures, the Durham Regional Police Service would like to advise residents to be cautious of ice on roadways, thin ice on lakes and streams, rapidly melting snow and slipp......

Mar 10, 2014 15:20 ET

Thank You to Chief Ewles from the Community

Chief Mike Ewles received praise and gratitude, along with some keepsakes, from various community groups at the Police Services Board meeting on March 10. The community members wanted to thank Chie......

Mar 10, 2014 12:52 ET

Victim Services Has a New Email

We have a new email address for our Victim Services Unit and we want to ensure you know how to reach out to us. If you, or anyone you know, needs our assistance please connect with us so we can work t......

Mar 07, 2014 15:18 ET

March Break Fun at the Kids' Safety Village

Looking for something fun and educational to do with your kids over the March Break? Come to the DRPS Kids’ Safety Village on Thursday, March 13 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for March Break Madness! The......

Mar 04, 2014 14:09 ET

Eating Purple Pancakes for a Good Cause

Three DRPS officers had their fill at the annual Purple Pancake Day event in Oshawa today in support of Epilepsy Durham Region (EDR). Along with members from the Army and Mayor John Henry, DRPS Csts. ......

Mar 03, 2014 13:58 ET

Sign Up for Our Next Practice PREP Session - Females Only

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......

Feb 28, 2014 10:08 ET

Building Resiliency for Victims of Crime

Durham Regional Chief Constable Mike Ewles helped open the Building Resiliency symposium in Oshawa Thursday, stressing the need for a more "victim-centric" approach to helping victims, involvi......

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