Articles tagged with 'Public Awareness' | Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Public Awareness)

2021
17
September
2021
| 17:04 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are reminding university revelers to stay safe and celebrate responsibly this weekend. For those that don’t, there could be a dent in their pocketbooks, with hefty fines for excessive noise or public intoxication.Hamilton Police Servi...
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01
September
2021
| 12:57 America/New_York
Project TORQUE is wrapping up with over 1,000 charges for excessive noise, street racing and dangerous driving. Launched in June, Project TORQUE (Targeting Operators, Riders and Equipment by Uniform Enforcement) was created to address community compl...
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27
August
2021
| 09:38 America/New_York
Hamilton Police have launched a Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Engagement Survey, in partnership with McMaster University, to help inform the selection of a suitable facilitator to lead ongoing conversations between police and Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ commun...
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22
July
2021
| 12:31 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are releasing additional Use of Force data after requests from the community for more information regarding the interactions.“We’ve heard the calls for increased transparency related to the Use of Force data and we listened,” said Chi...
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08
July
2021
| 09:59 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are working to establish a Hate Crime Case Review Team in response to hate-motivated crimes in Hamilton. Modelled after the Sexual Assault Community Review Team (SACRT), the Hate Crime Case Review Team would partner with local communi...
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23
June
2021
| 11:46 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are committed to expanding its outreach to community, beginning with the assignment of Sergeant Rebecca Moran to the fulltime Two- Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Liaison Officer role.Sergeant Moran was appointed the first Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+...
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04
June
2021
| 05:00 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are launching a Share the Road campaign in partnership with the City of Hamilton and CAA South Central Ontario (SCO) to raise awareness about cyclist and pedestrian safety during Bike Month.From May 31 to June 30, Hamilton Police will...
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23
April
2021
| 11:44 America/New_York
As spring brings on the warmer weather, it also makes for an optimal environment for criminals to commit crimes. Police want to remind the community to be proactive and follow the 9PM Routine.Remove valuables and garage door opener from vehiclesLock ...
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03
March
2021
| 14:57 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are reminding the public about the danger of ice shelves near bodies of water.The ice shelves that have formed on the Lake Ontario beach strip and adjacent areas may be picturesque but these large ice formations are extremely dangerou...
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28
January
2021
| 15:55 America/New_York
Hamilton Police Service has launched a new 20-member centralized traffic unit to respond to traffic-related issues in the city. The Traffic Safety Unit (TSU) will operate seven days a week and provide coverage across Hamilton.Working in close collabo...
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22
January
2021
| 12:39 America/New_York
UPDATE - Hamilton Police Cop Camp has changed to:April 12, 13, 14, 15, 16Children may log in to participate at any time dailyHamilton Police are hosting “Cop Camp” virtually this April Break. Camp is open to children ages 9 – 12.Camp will consist of ...
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2020
01
December
2020
| 11:40 America/New_York
A recent scam in the greater Toronto area has made its way to Hamilton and investigators from the Major Fraud Unit want you to be aware.Over the course of several months, fraudsters in the GTA have been targeting Good Samaritans by using the ruse of ...
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14
October
2020
| 17:06 America/New_York
Over the long weekend, Hamilton Police participated with police agencies in the province-wide traffic enforcement campaign, 'Operation Impact.' The focus was on speeding and aggressive driving. A total of 208 speeding tickets and 28 aggressive drivin...
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09
October
2020
| 16:51 America/New_York
Over the Thanksgiving Long-weekend from Friday, October 9 to Monday, October 12, 2020, the Hamilton Police Service is once again drawing the line for drivers. This long weekend we will be taking part in 'Operation Impact' with other police agencie...
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09
October
2020
| 06:00 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are listening to community complaints in relation to excessive noise (mufflers), stunting and illegally modified vehicles. These vehicles have been violating several highway traffic offences and causing an overall nuisance to the gene...
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07
October
2020
| 07:11 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are warning hikers to practice safety at all times when on Hamilton’s trails and to stay off the trails between sunset and sunrise. With fall colours in full bloom, Hamilton Police expect the number of visitors to increase as indiv...
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25
September
2020
| 14:13 America/New_York
Hamilton Police continue to respond to complaints of excessive speed and noise on Hamilton’s streets. Since January 2020, Hamilton Police have handed out 133 stunt-driving tickets compared to 80 in 2019. There has also been an increase in community c...
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09
September
2020
| 13:42 America/New_York
Class is back in session for Citizens Police College as this year’s program moves online. Since its inception in 1997, thousands of citizens have participated in Citizens Police College. The free program, which is designed for individuals interest...
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09
September
2020
| 10:48 America/New_York
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention on School Bus Safety and Speeding in School Zones from September 15 to September 25, 2020. As schools begin to open in a staggered fashion, school busses will once again be out on the roads in vast num...
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30
July
2020
| 13:52 America/New_York
Hamilton Police Major Fraud has been receiving daily reports or complaints about online frauds since the reopening of the Province. Scams include the victim receiving a call from a fraudster pretending to be a government official, usually the Cana...
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10
July
2020
| 15:54 America/New_York
The Hamilton Police Service launched Project “HOOK” on Monday, June 8, 2020, in response to concerns about accident chasers operating outside of the City of Hamilton bylaw. Hook focuses on two components: to provided public awareness with respect to ...
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03
July
2020
| 15:01 America/New_York
The Hamilton Police Service has received a number of public complaints regarding the operation of personal watercrafts, commonly known by brand names such as Sea-Doo or Jet Ski. Due to the volume and widespread geographical area of complaints, the Ma...
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05
June
2020
| 15:59 America/New_York
There has been a significant increase in marine search and rescue incidents so far this year. The Hamilton Police Marine Unit is reminding the boating community to be prepared this season. In 2020, the Hamilton Police Marine Unit has conducted 12 ...
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20
May
2020
| 05:30 America/New_York
Hamilton Police have wrapped up Project Recalibrate, which was aimed at addressing increased speeds and stunt driving on Hamilton’s roads. Since the Provincial State of Emergency was declared on March 17, Hamilton Police had noted an increase in s...
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13
May
2020
| 06:21 America/New_York
It is official – Argyll is the newest horse to join the Hamilton Police Mounted Unit patrol. The name was selected after Hamiltonians sent hundreds of suggestions to the Hamilton Police Service to name the five-year-old Percheron Cross. Named afte...
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11
May
2020
| 09:45 America/New_York
Hamilton Police Service is joining police services across Ontario and Canada in kicking off Police Week (#PoliceWeekON), a celebration of the work our front-line police officers, 9-1-1 communicators, civilian staff, and all members of our police serv...
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04
May
2020
| 05:27 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are launching a two-week campaign aimed at addressing increased speeds and stunt driving during Project Recalibrate. Since the Provincial State of Emergency was declared on March 17, Hamilton Police have noted an increase in speedi...
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01
May
2020
| 09:18 America/New_York
Hamilton Police have seen shifts in crime trends as a result of the recent changes to daily life caused by COVID-19. Overall, reported crime in Hamilton has decreased approximately 12.5 per cent in Hamilton since the State of Emergency was declared o...
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10
March
2020
| 05:30 America/New_York
Hamilton Police Service has enhanced its online reporting section to make it easier for residents to report hate/bias incidents. In 2019, there were a total of 92 hate/bias incidents reported to Hamilton Police. This number represents both suspect...
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18
February
2020
| 12:48 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are looking for help in naming its newest Mounted Patrol Unit horse. The five-year-old Percheron Cross is scheduled to hit the streets in early Spring, but not before Hamiltonians help pick its name. The new horse will join Barron,...
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