Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Public Awareness)

2019
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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17
January
2019
| 12:30 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 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
| 19:43 America/New_York
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
| 17:37 America/New_York
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
| 11:53 America/New_York
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
| 17:57 America/New_York
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
| 23:10 America/New_York
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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