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Jan 09, 2014 13:54 ET

Exercise Caution When Operating a Snowmobile

In light of five recent fatal snowmobile collisions reported by the O.P.P., DRP would like to take this opportunity to remind snowmobilers to exercise caution and be prepared while out enjoying the wi......

Jan 08, 2014 12:04 ET

Sign Up for our 1st Practice PREP Session of 2014 - 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......

Jan 06, 2014 15:22 ET

Enhanced Traffic Initiative Underway

Members of West Division launched a six-week, enhanced traffic initiative that will focus on distracted driving, speeding (especially in school zones), impaired driving and aggressive driving. Traf......

Jan 06, 2014 07:56 ET

Use Extra Caution When Driving Today

With the snowfall in the past 24 hours and below freezing temperatures, our roads have turned to ice. It is the most dangerous time to drive a vehicle. During this time, it's important to be extra cau......

Jan 03, 2014 11:35 ET

Jaunary Marks National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

January marks Canada’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and we would like to make sure our residents know where they can turn to for answers, assistance or support. In 2013, DRPS responded to 704 adult mis......

Jan 02, 2014 09:45 ET

How to Deal With the Freezing Temperatures

Kicking off 2014 is a few days of frigid temperatures and chilling winds. Safeguard you and your loved ones by adhering to these safety practices to make sure you stay toasty and warm during this cold......

Dec 30, 2013 15:03 ET

Let Durham Transit do the Driving New Year's Eve!

Durham Region residents celebrating New Year's Eve are encouraged to start 2014 off on the right foot by taking advantage of free Durham Region Transit (DRT) service. Residents are being asked to l......

Dec 23, 2013 15:07 ET

Seasons Greetings From DRPS

Chief Constable Mike Ewles and members of the Durham Regional Police Service would like to wish all citizens a safe and happy holiday season. The Oshawa and Ajax-Pickering police offices are open ......

Dec 23, 2013 11:00 ET

Holiday Cheers, Not Holiday Tears

A message from Victim Services of Durham Region, a valued partner of DRPS: The holidays can be an expensive time of year. Regrettably, for many the cost is also emotional, psychological and p......

Dec 23, 2013 14:00 ET

UPDATE - Ice Storm Aftermath

Durham Regional Police continue to assist the public in response to the ice storm that swept through southern Ontario on Dec. 22nd. We continue to repond to power lines down as a result of ice or d......

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