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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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Apr 04, 2014 13:12 ET

Keep An Eye Out for Home Renovation Scams This Spring

Durham Police would like to forewarn citizens about the potential of various home renovation scams returning to Durham Region this spring and are appealing to residents to report any suspicious activi......

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Apr 03, 2014 11:25 ET

Enjoy the Weather and Make Sure You Cycle Safely

With the arrival of spring (finally), many people are hitting the streets on their bicycles to enjoy the sunshine. We would like to remind everyone to review some important bicycle safety tips and to ......

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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......

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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 ......

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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. ......

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