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Jul 23, 2014

For Immediate Release:  July 22, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON – Waterloo Regional Police Homicide Detectives investigating the discovery of human remains in the Grand River near the downtown Galt section of Cambridge, have identified the deceased as Tasha Marie Smith.

Her remains were discovered by a person fishing around 8pm on July 18, 2014.  Emergency services responded and a recovery process and search of the area was conducted. Members of the Niagara Regional Police Service Dive Team provided assistance.  

Jul 23, 2014

For Immediate Release:  July 22, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Region Police Services Board Chair Tom Galloway is pleased to announce that a start date for Chief of Police designate Bryan Larkin has been determined.

Chief Designate Larkin will commence his duties with the Waterloo Regional Police Service on August 31, 2014.

Jul 17, 2014

Police leaders call on the Ontario Government to introduce legislation to ensure consistency by police services, implementation of an evidence-based procedure for determining when non-conviction information can be disclosed

For Immediate Release:  July 16, 2014

Jul 15, 2014

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For Immediate Release:  July 15, 2014

Police Services Board appoints new Chief of Police

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Tom Galloway, Chair of the Waterloo Regional Police Services Board, today announced the appointment of Bryan M. Larkin to the position of Chief of Police.

Jul 04, 2014

For Immediate Release:  July 4, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON –  Waterloo Regional Police Homicide Detectives working in partnership with members of the Domestic Violence Investigative Branch and General Division Detectives have arrested a 36 year old Kitchener man and charged him with Attempted Murder.

Just before 12:30am on July 4, 2014, emergency services responded to an apartment unit on Chandler Drive in Kitchener for a report of an injured female.

Jul 02, 2014

For Immediate Release:  July 2, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is the proud recipient of two awards presented by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police during their Annual General Meeting last week.

Jun 13, 2014

For Immediate Release:  June 13, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON – A community partnership program will benefit sixty local children who will be recognized for their contribution to community service at a special ceremony on Wednesday June 18, 2014 starting at 6pm

The children, ages 8-12 years, have completed 30 hours of community service as participants in the Tim Horton’s ‘Earn-a-Bike’ program.  They were selected by Waterloo Regional Police community services officers in partnership with local organizations.

Jun 06, 2014

For Immediate Release:  June 6, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Services officers continue to investigate a fatal motor vehicle collision in Kitchener and are appealing for witnesses.

On Thursday, June 5, 2014 at approximately 3:25pm, a 2010 Honda Civic was northbound on Homer Watson Boulevard and in the left turn lane approaching New Dundee Road.

As the traffic signal was changing, the driver of the Honda proceeded to turn left and was struck by a southbound Freightliner tractor trailer.

Jun 04, 2014

For Immediate Release:  June 4, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON – The interim Chief of the Waterloo Regional Police Service was announced today by the Police Services Board.

Stephen Beckett, Deputy Chief of Police, Systems and Innovation will take on his new responsibilities effective June 8, 2014.

Jun 03, 2014

June 3, 2014-  

Waterloo Region, ON-   A man sought by police in the Southdale neighbourhood of Kitchener has now been located and police will begin reducing their enhanced presence in the area surrounding Heiman St.  

The male is reported to have a minor undetermined injury, however no member of the public was injured.  

Area schools have been notified and police would like to thank the public for their assistance in providing information.  

The circumstances of this incident remain under investigation.



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