Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 02:33 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 3, 2023 2:35 pm
(Ottawa) – Police services across the province are participating in Crime Prevention Week, in collaboration with the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP).
This annual awareness week highlights how residents and police can work together to enhance the safety of their communities. This year’s Crime Prevention Week is set to begin on November 5th and extend...
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 02:00 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 3, 2023 2:00 pm
(Ottawa) —The Ottawa Police Service Fatal Collision Unit Investigators are seeking witnesses to a fatal collision that occurred last night.
At approximately 9:25 pm, officers were called to the 1900 block of St. Joseph Blvd in response to a collision involving a motor vehicle and pedestrian.
A 61-year-old man is deceased as a result of the collision.
Investigators would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the collision or may have...
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 11:25 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 3, 2023 11:25 am
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred on Wednesday, November 1.
At approximately 9:00 am, a victim with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound attended a local hospital.
Investigators determined that the incident took place in the 2900 block of DuMaurier Avenue between 7:00 and 9:00 am that morning.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information, cell phone footage, or any...
Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 02:17 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday November 1, 2023 2:15 pm
To all Ottawa Residents:
In the past days and weeks several concerning hate-motivated criminal incidents including graffiti, vandalism, hate mail, threats and a potential threat to public safety (later deemed unfounded through investigation) have been reported to police.
These incidents have targeted Jewish and Muslim community members in Ottawa.
Hate speech, symbols and other hate-motivated incidents are unacceptable. Those incidents can...
Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 10:15 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 1 2023 10:15 am
(Ottawa) – Between October 16 and October 27th, the Ottawa Police Service Market, Centretown and Carlington Neighbourhood Resource Teams (NRTs) conducted an enforcement project in the ByWard and Lowertown areas targeting social disorder related issues as well as drug related activity.
Consequently, 21 individuals, ranging between 17 and 50 years old and residents of Ottawa, were arrested and a total of 62 criminal charges were laid,...