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Dec 17, 2014

For Immediate Release: December 17, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is pleased to announce that members of the community now have access to, and the ability to download police occurrence raw data.  Starting today, files from the years 2011-2013 have been posted to the WRPS website.

Dec 16, 2014

For Immediate Release:  December 16, 2014
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario
– Waterloo Regional Police have concluded the Firearms and Prohibited Weapons Amnesty program that was launched on November 1, 2014.  The month-long community safety and awareness initiative was designed to help increase community awareness and also provide an additional opportunity for members of the public to turn in items that present a potential safety risk.

Dec 16, 2014

For Immediate Release:  December 16, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON – Deputy Chief Stephen Beckett will retire from the Waterloo Regional Police Service after 35 years of dedicated service to the community.
 
Deputy Chief Beckett made the announcement at this morning’s Police Services Board meeting where he reflected on his time as a police officer and expressed his appreciation to the Service.

Dec 01, 2014

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has teamed up with community member, Meaghan Coneybeare, to launch an awareness initiative to gather new pyjamas for victims of Human Trafficking who are attending emergency safe houses.

“The exploitation of women in our Region is occurring daily. It is comforting to know community members are engaged and leading the charge for awareness and support alongside the Waterloo Regional Police Service”, said Chief Bryan M. Larkin.

Nov 24, 2014

For Immediate Release: November 24, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario – During October and November 2014, members of the Strategic and Tactical Services Drug Branch in partnership with the General Investigations Division Crime Management Team, Strategic and Tactical Services Intelligence Branch, and officers from Neighbourhood Policing Central Patrol, conducted an investigation into illegal drug trade activity with a focus on methamphetamine.

Nov 20, 2014

For Immediate Release: November 20, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON – On behalf of the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, effective immediately, lost or missing licence plates or Accessible Parking Permits no longer need to be reported to Waterloo Regional Police Service or other policing agencies.

To report a lost or missing licence plate or Accessible Parking Permit, a vehicle/plate owner must now visit a ServiceOntario Retail Office. Appropriate forms will be made available at those locations.

Nov 20, 2014

Badge ceremony to be held at Floradale Public School

For Immediate Release:  November 20, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is proud to welcome the members of Recruit Class # 86 to its ranks at a special ceremony to be held in partnership with Floradale Public School and the Waterloo Region District School Board.

Nov 14, 2014

For Immediate Release:  November 14, 2014
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – On November 1, 2014, Waterloo Regional Police launched the Firearms and Prohibited Weapons Amnesty program, a month-long community safety and awareness initiative to help increase community awareness and also provide an additional opportunity for members of the public to turn in items that present a potential safety risk.

Nov 07, 2014

For Immediate Release:  November 7, 2014
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario –
On November 1, 2014, Waterloo Regional Police launched the Firearms and Prohibited Weapons Amnesty program, a month-long community safety and awareness initiative to help increase community awareness and also provide an additional opportunity for members of the public to turn in items that present a potential safety risk.

Nov 06, 2014

“Community Safety and Well Being = A Shared Responsibility”
 
For Immediate Release:  November 6, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service, in collaboration with the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council and partner agencies, is celebrating Ontario Crime Prevention Week November 2-8, 2014.

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