Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Public Awareness)

2019
21
March
2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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17
January
2019
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 January 30. Coffee With a Cop, which is held all over North America, is the second time Ham...
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15
January
2019
Hamilton Police are inviting youth between the ages of 9-12 to learn more about policing over March Break. "Cop Camp", which has been running for over 20 years, is offered at the East End Station located at 2825 King St. E, Hamilton. This year, fo...
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2018
28
December
2018
Hamilton Police want to remind the public that 911 is for emergencies – not to ask the police to respond to a cold fast food order. In 2018, Hamilton Police fielded 195,000 calls – nearly one-third of those were not emergency calls. Here is a look...
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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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