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Service Excellence

Apr 23, 2018 10:51 ET

Civilian Member Honoured as Public Hero

Civilian member Liza Serra was recently recognized at this year's Public Heroes Awards ceremony in Toronto. Each year the Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI) presents awards dedicated to celebra......

Mar 29, 2018 09:02 ET

Sergeant Richards Honoured By PFLAG

Sgt. Keith Richards was recently named a "Champion Against Homophobia and Transphobia - 2018," by PFLAG Canada. This is a National Award that is rarely given out, and he is the first DRPS member to ha......

Feb 26, 2018 12:50 ET

DRPS Names K-9 Handler of the Year

Detective Constable Jeff Burns has been named the sixth annual DRPS K-9 Handler of the Year. D/Cst. Burns is well known among his K-9 peers for his positive attitude and great work ethic. He takes......

Feb 01, 2018 14:16 ET

DRPS Communicator Assists Young Caller

DRPS Communicator Sean Carmichael was recently thanked for the calm care he took when dealing with a young caller in need of help for his mother. A VOIP-transferred call came into 911. The caller ......

Nov 01, 2017 12:08 ET

Pick Up Your 2018 K-9 Calendar Here

Pick up your 2018 K-9 calendar for $20 online here or in person at Pet Smart at Thickson Road and Victoria in Whitby. This year sales from the 4th ......

Sep 14, 2017 11:29 ET

Acting Inspector Named "Woman Worth Watching"

Congratulations to DRPS Acting Inspector Jacki Minicola who was recently featured in the summer edition of the Profiles in Diversity Journal in its "Women Worth Watching" series. This is the 16th ......

Jun 23, 2017 13:30 ET

Two Members Honoured For Exemplary Service

Two members of DRPS were honoured with the "Beyond the Call Award for Exemplary Service" award by the Canadian Italian Heritage Foundation. The Award recognizes both front line officers and civil......

Jun 02, 2017 12:44 ET

2017 PSU Officer of the Year

Constable Rich Robinson was recently recognized as the 2017 Public Safety Unit (PSU) Officer of the Year at the group's annual training in Borden. Cst. Robinson has been a member of PSU since 2009......

May 09, 2017 14:55 ET

DPRS Members Honoured by OWLE

Ontario Women in Law Enforcement (OWLE) celebrated the contributions of women in policing at a recent ceremony in Mississauga. Among the recipients were several DRPS members nominated for the impor......

Apr 12, 2017 10:11 ET

DRPS Member Honoured With PFLAG Award

Staff Sergeant Jeff Haskins of our Diversity Unit was recently honoured at the PFLAG Gala at General Sikorski Hall in Oshawa. S/Sgt. Haskins was recognized for being "A Champion Against Homophobia ......

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