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Feb 03, 2014 15:49 ET

DRP Celebrates Black History Month

The origins of Black History Month can be traced to 1926, when Black historian Carter G. Woodson founded Negro History Week to celebrate the history, contributions and culture of African-Americans. Fe......

Jan 31, 2014 12:02 ET

DRPS Receives Award in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Out of 32 police services across Canada, the Durham Regional Police Service was named the Agency of the Year for our efforts in combating Human Trafficking. Often referred to as sexual slavery, it is ......

Jan 31, 2014 11:12 ET

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Party But Don't Drink and Drive!

As many people in Durham Region prepare to celebrate the biggest night in U.S. football, the DRPS is preparing to run a R.I.D.E. initiative to keep our streets safe from impaired drivers. On Sunda......

Jan 30, 2014 14:06 ET

Update on the Clarington Police Complex

The construction of the first phase of the new Clarington Police Complex on Highway 2 and Maple Grove Road is proceeding on schedule, despite the harsh weather conditions this winter. Phase 1 includes......

Jan 29, 2014 12:56 ET

Canadian Police Focus on Young Women Coerced Into Sex Trade

Last week, police services across Canada participated in a two-day blitz focusing on the growing concern that young women are being forced to participate in the sex trade. Operation Northern Spo......

Jan 24, 2014 07:41 ET

Protect Your Equipment

Skis and snowboards are easy targets for thieves at ski hills as people are constantly dropping off and picking up their equipment. If you head into the lodge to warm up and leave your equipment unloc......

Jan 23, 2014 14:27 ET

Watch Out for Door to Door Energy Scams

As the weather gets colder and residents are spending more on the energy needs of their homes and properties, Durham Police are proactively warning residents to be vigilant with door to door phony ene......

Jan 21, 2014 11:12 ET

Congratulations to 2013 Public Hero - DRP's Hannah Elkington

We have another public hero in our midst; this time it’s our Youth in Policing Coordinator Hannah Elkington. She received the prestigious award from the Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI) GTA at T......

Jan 20, 2014 16:57 ET

Ground Search Winding Down for Missing Whitby Man

The co-ordinated ground search for a missing Whitby man is being scaled down after seven days of extensive work. Staff Sergeant Steve Jones and D/Sgt. Mitch Martin provided the media with an update......

Apr 17, 2014 10:16 ET

Search Continues for Whitby Jogger

Insp. Nick Lisi provided the media with an update both Saturday and Sunday morning regarding ongoing police efforts to locate a missing Whitby man. Jeffrey BOUCHER, age 52, of Whitby, left ......

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