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Oct 21, 2016

Waterloo Region, Ontario–  Waterloo Regional Police are issuing a warning to residents following a possible telephone scam that occurred this week.

A Mount Forest woman received a phone call from an unknown man who said he was collecting donation money on behalf of the “Waterloo Police Auxiliary,” located in Cambridge. He advised the victim that other people were donating between $30 and $40.

Police are requesting that anyone who receives a call similar to the one described above to please contact the Waterloo Regional Police Service at 519-653-7700.

Oct 18, 2016

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Numerous charges have been laid by police following the fifth installment of a coordinated, national investigation to suppress human trafficking.

Oct 12, 2016

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is pleased to support the Smart Social campaign and invites young adults between the ages of 15 and 22 to participate in an Instagram contest.

Smart Social, which is a campaign led by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and is sponsored by TELUS WISE, encourages a discussion about cyber-security and protecting the personal online brand of young Canadians.

Oct 11, 2016

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Two new “furry” additions to The Waterloo Regional Police Service are one step closer to having names.

Our “Name the Canine” contest has received several creative entries throughout the past month from elementary and high school students, making the task of choosing just one name extremely difficult.

Our canine handlers have decided to narrow the list down to the top three names they believe suit their recruit the best.

The top three name choices for our black German Shepherd are:




Oct 07, 2016

Waterloo Region, Ontario – On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, as a result of an ongoing investigation, members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Crime Management Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Victoria Street North in Kitchener.

As a result of the investigation on the Victoria Street home, members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Drug Branch executed a second search warrant at a residence on Hackberry Street in Kitchener on October, 6, 2016. Searches of these residences resulted in the seizure of a substantial amount of illegal drugs and weapons.

Oct 06, 2016

Waterloo Region, Ontario – On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, members of the Waterloo Regional Police Homicide Branch assisted the Laval Police Service in the arrest of a man wanted for Second Degree Murder.

Search warrants were executed at two separate Kitchener residences, one on Courtland Avenue and another on Chandler Drive, on October 4 and October 5.

Mitchell Robert Cousins, aged 29, has been arrested and charged with one count of second degree murder and two weapon offences.

Sep 16, 2016

 The Waterloo Regional Police Service will soon have two new “furry” recruits joining their Canine Unit. To help find them suitable names, we are reaching out to the public for help.

The two German Shepherds have recently begun their 16-week General Service Dog training in Peel Region and are expected to start their new careers in Waterloo Region late this year.

But before officers can put the dogs into action, they need to find the perfect name for each of them.

Sep 16, 2016


Waterloo Regional Police Chief Bryan Larkin has been chosen to receive an Order of Merit of the Police Forces from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.


Chief Larkin is among 51 commanders, officers and service members who will receive the honour during a ceremony in Ottawa on September 16, 2016.


Sep 14, 2016

Police conclude search of Wellesley Township property linked to homicide investigation

For ImmediateRelease:  September 13, 2016 

Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service continues to investigate the murders of Linda Daniel and her daughter Cheyenne Daniel. Last seen in July 2011, Linda and Cheyenne were 47 and 13 respectively at the time of their disappearance and were last known to reside in Wellesley Township. 

Sep 14, 2016

Police remind residents of the importance of school safety

For Immediate Release:  September 6, 2016

Waterloo Region, Ontario– Waterloo Regional Police welcome students of all ages back to school and wish them a safe academic year.  On September 6, elementary and high school students and teachers will be returning to class. With every school year comes the excitement and ultimate necessity to remind drivers and pedestrians to be alert, slow down and cross roadways safely and at the proper locations.


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