News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 30, 2016     4:45 PM  (Ottawa) – Ottawa Fire Services, in partnership with Safer Roads Ottawa and the Ottawa Police Service will launch the second annual “Be Safe, Be Seen” initiative. 
As part of the initiative, residents are encouraged to drop by any of the City of Ottawa Fire Stations in urban areas or one of the four rural fire offices, and receive a complimentary set of bike lights...

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suspect pic 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 30, 2016       12:45pm  
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating an August bank robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible.   
On August 22, 2016, at approximately 11:50 am, a lone suspect, disguised, entered a bank situated along the 1400 block of Richmond Road. The suspect approached a customer...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 30, 2016      10:22am  (Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Section has charged two people with offences related to the murder of Jacob Thompson on Saturday, September 24 th , 2016. 
Thompson was shot on Elmira Drive.  Brianna Kennedy, 20 of Ottawa, has been charged with one count of accessory after the fact to murder. 
Geneva Kennedy, 39 of Ottawa, has been charged...

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Suspect 2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 29, 2016  12:20 pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating the recent robbery of a marijuana dispensary and is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects responsible.
On September 6, 2016, at approximately 11:35 pm, staff at a medical marijuana dispensary, situated along the 300 block of Rideau Street, was in the process of closing. A female employee was rushed by two male...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 29, 2016           10:45 AM        (Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service, in partnership with the Ottawa Safety Council and Safer Roads Ottawa has released a new car seat safety video resource for families. 
“The ‘Best Fit Car Seat’ video focuses on the key components to a safe car seat installation for families with young children,”...

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