Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Public Awareness)

2018
12
December
2018
This year Hamilton Police Detectives have investigated a number of commercial businesses entries where Automated Teller Machines were the target. This type of offence is not specific to Hamilton. Similarities have been identified in many of the occur...
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29
November
2018
Hamilton Police Service and the Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club will be partnering to reduce impaired driving this holiday season. As in previous years, Bulldogs ticket vouchers will be issued by Hamilton Police to motorists who successfully go through...
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19
November
2018
Hamilton Police Service has concluded its 18-month review of unfounded sexual assault investigations and made five recommendations to improve service delivery for victims of sexual violence. The report will be presented to the Police Services Board o...
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13
November
2018
Snow is just around the corner, so Hamilton Police are reminding drivers to begin adjusting their driving habits to the weather conditions. Winter weather conditions can be variable and unpredictable, placing extra demands on your vehicle and driv...
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09
November
2018
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention toward high-risk behaviours involving aggressive driving and speeding from November 9 to November 11, 2018. The “Remembrance Day Long Weekend” enforcement program incorporates high visibility of tra...
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05
October
2018
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention towards high-risk behaviours involving seat belts, impaired driving, distracted and aggressive driving from October 6 to October 8, 2018. The “Thanksgiving Day Long Weekend” enforcement program inco...
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03
October
2018
Hamilton Police are teaming up with the Hamilton Fire Department, Hamilton Paramedic Service, Pinnacle Advanced Driving Academy and Toronto Motorsports to address the growing concern of stunt driving in the city by encouraging residents to ‘Take it t...
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25
September
2018
Hamilton Police Service is looking for Victim Service volunteers to support victims of crime and trauma. Established in 1994, volunteers will join four fulltime staff and over 80 volunteers in the Victim Services Branch to provide emotional suppor...
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24
September
2018
Hamilton police have teamed up with the Ministry of Transportation for a commercial vehicle truck blitz in Glanbrook. On Monday, September 17, 2018, members of the Hamilton Police Service, along with Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO), de...
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13
September
2018
Hamilton police are reminding the public to lock up their cars and houses after an increase in break and enters across Hamilton. The break and enters all share similar patterns. From May to August 2018, approximately 66 Break and Enter incidents w...
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12
September
2018
Hamilton Police are reminding homecoming participants to stay safe and celebrate responsibly this homecoming weekend. For those that don’t, there could be hefty fines for excessive noise or public intoxication. Hamilton Police Service, McMaster Un...
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04
September
2018
Hamilton Police Service is reminding drivers that yellow school buses are back on the road and drivers should be practising safe driving when near school buses. Slow down – Reduce your speed and obey the signs. The speed limit in school zones an...
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31
August
2018
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention towards Distracted Driving and Speeding from September 1 to 3, 2018. The “Labour Day Long Weekend” enforcement program incorporates high visibility traffic enforcement across Hamilton. The goal of t...
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17
August
2018
Hamilton Police Service (HPS) has now opened registration for this fall’s Citizens’ Police College. The popular program will host classes on a variety of policing topics. Classes start Thursday, October 4, 2018 and run every Thursday for six conse...
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02
August
2018
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention on Aggressive Driving combined with Speeding from Saturday, August 4, to Monday, August 6, 2018. The “August Long-Weekend” enforcement program incorporates high visibility of traffic enforcement in ...
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31
July
2018
Drinking and boating account for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways. With the impending legalization of marijuana later this year, the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and Hamilton Police Service also want to br...
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24
July
2018
Hamilton Police ACTION Team has been cycling through neighbourhoods in the evening hours to show their presence in areas where car break-ins have occurred. On July 23, 2018, Hamilton Police ACTION team cycled the streets of Waterdown in the Riley ...
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11
July
2018
Hamilton’s emergency services and the City of Hamilton teamed up from April to June to remind motorists to slow down and move over after a number of emergency personnel encountered near misses while working on Hamilton roadways. During the three m...
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29
June
2018
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention towards Impaired driving and Speeding from June 29 to July 1, 2018. The “Canada Day Long-Weekend” enforcement program incorporates high visibility of traffic enforcement in various areas of the city...
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20
June
2018
The Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit continues to see a rise in local businesses becoming victims of what is commonly known as the “Business Email Compromise” or “CEO Scam”. Although there are many variations of this scheme, the ones reported to Hami...
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06
June
2018
Hamilton Police are reminding the public and businesses to be familiar with the security features in Canadian bank notes and to “Feel, Look, Flip” to keep counterfeits out of your pockets and tills. “We’ve seen several counterfeit $100 notes latel...
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18
May
2018
Hamilton Police received information in late 2017 from numerous victims that they had fallen prey to an online fraudster who had taken deposits from potential renters all for the same residence. It is alleged that a female and her boyfriend had re...
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