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May 01, 2014 09:25 ET

Celebrating First Responders Day

May 1 marks First Responders Day and we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our amazing partners both in Durham, in Ontario, and internationally. Policing requires strong partnershi......

Apr 28, 2014 11:22 ET

See Tracks? Think Train! Learn More During National Public Rail Safety Week

This week marks Public Rail Safety Week across Canada and DRPS teamed up with our partners at GO Transit to take the opportunity to remind the public of some important safety tips. Never drive ar......

Apr 28, 2014 11:07 ET

Fraud Awareness Night in Cannington

Hundreds of people across Durham Region and the GTA are targeted by clever and unscrupulous fraudsters every week. Whether by phone, email, or at the door, fraudsters are looking to benefit at the exp......

Nov 03, 2014 12:50 ET

Have Your Say - Conducted Energy Weapons (CEWs)

Conducted Energy Weapons (CEWs) are commonly referred to by the brand name Taser. They are one of several less lethal Use of Force options used by Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) officers. CEWs ......

May 14, 2014 10:14 ET

Chief Ewles Honoured by Multicultural Community

Chief Constable Mike Ewles and Constable Terry Rayner were honoured Wednesday night as Public Heroes by the multicultural community in the Greater Toronto Area. The Intercultural Dialogue Institute......

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......

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......

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......

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......

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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