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Aug 22, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police have arrested a 19-year-old Kitchener man in connection to a series of sexual assaults that date back to June, 2016.

The male was arrested on May 31, 2017, in connection to an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the area of Conestoga Mall in Waterloo at 11:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017. A teenaged female was walking through the parking lot of the mall after getting off a Grand River Transit bus when she was approached by an unknown male and sexually assaulted.

Aug 21, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are investigating numerous break and enters to student housing buildings in Waterloo that occurred between August 19, 2017 and August 20, 2017.

At least six rooms in buildings on King Street North and Spruce Street were broken into. Electronic items, including laptops, phones and video game stations, were stolen. The break-ins were discovered by students who returned to their rooms after being away for the weekend. All of the rooms entered were left unlocked.

Aug 16, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is proud to welcome members of Recruit Class #94 to its ranks at a special badging ceremony to be held at the Breslau Community Centre on August 16, 2017.

Seven new Constables have recently completed their basic training at the Ontario Police College and will be officially sworn in and receive their police badges during the ceremony.

Jul 12, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, officials with the United States Secret Service arrested Ager Hasan, 24, who is charged with second degree murder in connection to a Kitchener homicide.

On April 28, 2017, Melinda Vasilije, 22, was found deceased in her Country Hill Drive residence in Kitchener. The cause of her death was determined to be multiple stab wounds.

A Canada-wide warrant was issued for Hamilton resident Ager Hasan after it was determined he had fled to the United States. Ager Hasan and Melinda Vasilije were known to each other.

Jul 12, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service will hold a press conference on July 12, 2017 to update media on the investigation into the death of Melinda Vasilije, 22.
Melinda Vasilije was found dead inside her residence at 38 Country Hill Drive in Kitchener on April 28, 2017.
Waterloo Regional Police issued a Canada Wide warrant for Ager Hasan on one count of 2nd degree murder. He was arrested on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in Texas.
An update on this investigation will be provided today.

Location: Waterloo Regional Police Headquarters, Second Floor

Jun 29, 2017

Waterloo Regional Police Service partner with Public Health and School Boards and offer Important Information for Families Regarding Opioid-Related Drug Overdoses and Deaths

Jun 28, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are proud to partner with Canadian Blood Services and local emergency service workers for this year’s Sirens for Life campaign.

The Sirens for Life campaign encourages local emergency service workers and residents to lend their arm and donate blood in support of their local emergency service team.

Emergency service workers often see the urgent need for blood first-hand. In fact, just one person injured in a vehicle collision could need up to 50 blood donations to save their life.

Jun 27, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Region Children’s Safety Village is gearing up to celebrate its 25th anniversary and will be honouring this special occasion by holding a Silver Gala on September 14, 2017.

The Safety Village, located beside the Waterloo Regional Police Headquarters building on Maple Grove Road, first opened in September, 1992 with the goal of educating local students on safety skills that help prevent injury.

Jun 19, 2017

New hate crime awareness campaign shares message of inclusion

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is launching a new hate crime awareness campaign, which aims to promote a message of inclusion and acceptance. The campaign, which highlights a ‘Hate is Learned’ theme, features children speaking about the benefits of being inclusive of others regardless of their race, culture, religion, sexual orientation, gender or ability. They offer this important message as a reminder to adults.

Jun 15, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – With the warm weather upon us, the Waterloo Regional Police Service is proud to partner with Crime Stoppers and Mac’s Convenience stores to encourage good behaviour by youth in a program entitled “Operation Freeze.”

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Latest News

Aug 22, 2017
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police have arrested a 19-year-old Kitchener man in connection to a series of sexual assaults that date...
Aug 21, 2017
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are investigating numerous break and enters to student housing buildings in Waterloo that...
Aug 16, 2017
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is proud to welcome members of Recruit Class #94 to its ranks at a special badging...
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