News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, July 24, 2016 2:50 pm  
(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in this case.
At the wishes of the family, the Ottawa Police is releasing the name of the victim in this case. 
The 53 year old male has been identified as Brian Thompson of Ottawa.  
The collision occurred on July 22, 2016 at Somerset Street West and Rochester Street at approx. 2:14pm. 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, July 24, 2016     8:06am  
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit confirms the identity of the victim from the homicide investigation on Winthrop Private. 
Jeremy MACK, 36 year old of Ottawa, succumbed to his injuries in hospital. 
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police's Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can...

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Neil Brideau FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 20, 2016      8:10pm  (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service is asking for assistance in locating missing person Neil Brideau 44 years old, Ottawa. His family is concerned for his well-being. 
Neil went missing in the morning of July 20th, he was last seen at approximately 11:00 PM on July 19th, 2016 in the Vanier area. 
Neil is described as a Caucasian male, 6’2”...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday July 20, 2016   2:15pm    
(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating an overnight incident that involved both a theft and a robbery. 
On July 20, 2016, at approximately 1:30 am., two persons, a male and a female, were in the area of Ottawa City Hall, near Lisgar Street. using their phones to play the Pokemon Go game.  At that time, they were approached by two suspects. ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, July 20, 2016      1:15pm
(Ottawa) – An update on the Service Initiative (SI) program was released today as a part of the Ottawa Police Services Board agenda for the July 25 meeting.
The quarterly report covers the current work of the SI program and the public consultation recently carried out on the Frontline Deployment model and community policing.
Results of the SI Consultation
During May...

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