Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Public Awareness)

2019
08
November
2019
| 16:20 America/New_York
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention on Aggressive Driving and Speeding from November 8 to November 11, 2019. The November enforcement program incorporates high visibility of traffic enforcement in various areas of the city with strate...
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25
October
2019
| 18:03 America/New_York
The Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit continues to see a rise in people becoming victims of online fraud. Frequent reoccurring scams involve criminals pretending to be government officials seeking money for taxes or immigration fees. These scammers wi...
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17
October
2019
| 19:09 America/New_York
Thank you to all the responsible drivers that took their time to drive safely over the holiday weekend.  ...
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13
October
2019
| 16:02 America/New_York
Over the Thanksgiving Long-weekend from Friday, October 11 to Monday, October 14, 2019, the Hamilton Police Service is once again drawing the line for drivers and passengers. The message this holiday long-weekend is; Buckle up or face a fine “Comp...
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27
September
2019
| 10:30 America/New_York
As we wrap up September, Hamilton Police continue to concentrate on school bus safety through enforcement. This month four drivers on the mountain were charged with failing to stop for a school bus. On Monday, September 16, 2019, shortly before 8:...
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23
September
2019
| 21:35 America/New_York
Hamilton Police Service (HPS) is looking for dedicated volunteers to provide support, information, resources and practical assistance to victims of crime and trauma. Volunteers work with police to provide emotional support to someone who has been phy...
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04
September
2019
| 21:51 America/New_York
Thank you to all the responsible drivers that took their time to drive safely this Labour Day Long-Weekend.  ...
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03
September
2019
| 16:21 America/New_York
The beginning of a new school year brings the addition of the chrome yellow school bus, carrying our precious cargo back and forth to school. Hamilton police have increased enforcement for the next couple of weeks to ensure drivers understand their a...
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30
August
2019
| 12:01 America/New_York
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention towards Distracted Driving and Speeding from August 31 to September 2, 2019. Police conducted enforcement on the recent long-weekend and issued a total of 425 tickets during this three-day blitz. HP...
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20
August
2019
| 17:59 America/New_York
Hamilton Police 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 Tuesday, October 1, 2019, and run every Tuesday for six consecutive weeks. E...
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07
August
2019
| 22:25 America/New_York
Hamilton Police enforcement numbers for the Civic Long-Weekend.  ...
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06
August
2019
| 17:30 America/New_York
Beginning on Sunday, September 1, 2019, Hamilton Police will be joining other Ontario police services in requiring alarm companies to verify any signals they receive before notifying police. The practice, called verified response, significantly re...
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02
August
2019
| 14:25 America/New_York
Hamilton Police will be out on the streets focusing their attention towards Aggressive Driving combined with Speeding from August 2, to August 5, 2019. The “August Long-Weekend” enforcement program incorporates high visibility of traffic enforceme...
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28
June
2019
| 11:01 America/New_York
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention towards Impaired driving and Speeding from June 29 to July 1, 2019. The “Canada Day Long-Weekend” enforcement program incorporates high visibility of traffic enforcement in various areas of the city...
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27
May
2019
| 15:56 America/New_York
“Power of Collaboration” On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., the Hamilton Police Service will commemorate Victims and Survivors of Crime Week with a Ceremony, Plaque Rededication and Community Barbecue on Wednesday, May 29th at 11:00 a.m. i...
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17
May
2019
| 11:00 America/New_York
Hamilton Police will be focusing their attention towards Distracted Driving enforcement from May 17 to 20, 2019. The “Victoria Day Long-Weekend” enforcement program incorporates high visibility of traffic enforcement in various areas of the city w...
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14
May
2019
| 22:59 America/New_York
Last night at the Hamilton Police Service Annual Awards Night, awards were presented to members of the service and the public in recognition of exemplary performance, acts of bravery and outstanding service to the community. “This is an important ...
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13
May
2019
| 18:14 America/New_York
May 13 – May 17, 2019 “Celebrating Policing and Community Partnerships” Monday, May 13 Annual Awards Night celebrates the heroic efforts of Hamilton citizens and the excellence and achievements of the sworn and civilian members of Hamilton P...
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18
April
2019
| 19:11 America/New_York
Hamilton Police will be targeting seat belt violations and speeding over the Easter long weekend.  The long weekend enforcement program incorporates high visibility traffic enforcement in various areas of the city. The goal is to raise public awar...
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01
April
2019
| 00:30 America/New_York
Hey Hamilton, Spring has sprung and we’re not sorry to say goodbye to winter. We continue to recognize the vulnerable citizens in our community and for the month of April, we are hosting a clothing drive as the warmer weather brings new challenges. P...
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01
April
2019
| 13:00 America/New_York
Hamilton Police is pleased to announce the addition of a Feline Unit to its roster of law enforcement services. The new unit initiative is created in partnership with the HBSPCA, in order to give cats that have not been adopted a chance to make a dif...
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25
March
2019
| 17:45 America/New_York
HAMILTON, March 25, 2019 – Local community supporters in 50 communities across the province, are commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics movement. The Hamilton Police Service is one of those communities that is raising awareness of...
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21
March
2019
| 18:42 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are releasing the results of the March Break Enforcement Campaign. From March 9 to 17, 2019, Hamilton Police focused on Aggressive Driving and Speeding. A total of 80 aggressive driving and 869 speeding tickets were issued during t...
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18
March
2019
| 18:24 America/New_York
Hamilton Police had a zero tolerance approach to the Saint Patrick’s Day events in the McMaster University student housing and Westdale area. This kept festivities in good order. Hamilton Police worked closely together with City By-law, Alcohol Ga...
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18
March
2019
| 16:42 America/New_York
Vehicle thefts are rising in Hamilton and Hamilton Police are urging the public to take steps to keep vehicles safe from would-be thieves. In 2018, Hamilton Police received 1553 stolen auto reports, a slight increase from 1453 in 2017. Trucks cont...
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15
March
2019
| 19:43 America/New_York
The Hamilton Police Service stands by our Muslim Community. We continue to monitor the international environment based on the tragedy in New Zealand. In communication with our Leaders in the Islamic Community, we have increased our presence in all ar...
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08
March
2019
| 00:30 America/New_York
This March Break the Hamilton Police Service will continue with the third Traffic Safety Program deployment for the year. The focus will be on Aggressive Driving and Speeding from March 9 to 17, 2019. Through high visibility traffic enforcement, our ...
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07
March
2019
| 20:57 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are inviting you to sit down, ask questions and share what’s on your mind over a cup of coffee, when Coffee with a Cop comes to Hamilton on March 30. Coffee With a Cop, which is held all over North America, is the second time Hamil...
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20
February
2019
| 18:51 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are releasing the results of the Winter Long-Weekend Traffic Enforcement Campaign and reminding drivers of the “MOVE OVER” legislation. Hamilton Police increased visibility over the long-weekend during a traffic blitz which concent...
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15
February
2019
| 13:44 America/New_York
Hamilton Police are back for the first long-weekend driving blitz of 2019. This weekend Hamilton Officers will be focusing their attention towards Distracted Driving and Speeding from February 15 to 18, 2019. The “Long-Week-End” enforcement progra...
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