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Mar 31, 2014 15:00 ET

Talking About Frauds in Durham

On Friday, we discussed how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of fraud. On the last day of Fraud Prevention Month, we would like to share some cases our officers have investigated in the hope......

Mar 31, 2014 15:04 ET

Congratulations to New Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner J.V.N. (Vince) Hawkes

The DRPS would like to offer our congratulations to new Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner J.V.N. (Vince) Hawkes as he assumes the role vacated by retiring Commissioner Chris Lewis. Chief Mike ......

Mar 28, 2014 12:13 ET

Learn How to Spot a Scam and Protect Yourself

To wrap up Fraud Prevention Month, we want to remind citizens that whether it's Internet or mail fraud, deceptive telemarketing, door to door soliciting or identity theft, fraud is a serious problem. ......

Mar 25, 2014 12:25 ET

Police Services Board Announces New Chief

The Durham Regional Police Services Board is pleased to announce that Durham Regional Police Deputy Chief Paul Martin has been selected as the next Chief of Police. Chief Designate Martin will replace......

May 15, 2014 15:20 ET

Listening to Different Voices in Our Community

Members of the Durham Regional Police joined the staff and students at Pickering High School as they hosted a "Voices in the Community" assembly, celebrating International Women's Day and Internationa......

Mar 25, 2014 11:11 ET

Starting the Weekend Off on the Right Foot

Students from Pringle Creek Public School in Whitby started the weekend off on the right foot when they received a brand new pair of shoes, courtesy of Skechers Canada. The generous donation was re......

Mar 21, 2014 11:29 ET

DRP Hosts Provincial Meeting

Human Resource leaders from across Ontario were in Durham Region on Friday to discuss important issues facing police services. The DRPS hosted a meeting of the OACP Human Resources Committee at hea......

Mar 19, 2014 12:16 ET

Upcoming Information Sessions for Our Youth In Policing Summer Initiative

Are you looking for a fun, engaging, and meaningful summer employment opportunity? The Durham Regional Police Service is now accepting applications for the 2014 Summer Youth in Policing Student and Te......

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......

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