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Posted On Tuesday, August 20, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 20, 2019           10:15am (Ottawa) — On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, the Ottawa Police Service Traffic Services Unit, along with Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) officers, conducted a Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Blitz in the west end of Ottawa where 41 commercial vehicle inspections were completed. 
Nine vehicles were taken “out of service” for a variety...

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Posted On Monday, August 19, 2019

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 19, 2019           2:25pm
 (Ottawa)— Ottawa Police Frontline officers responded to a call for service about a dangerous driver weaving all over the road in a high-density pedestrian area yesterday at 7:12pm in the 400 block of King George Street. 
The two responding officers quickly located the vehicle and the male driver. As the officers arrested the suspect,...

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Posted On Monday, August 19, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 19, 2019           10:00am  (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service has charged a man following a personal robbery that occurred yesterday in the 200 block of Rideau Street. 
A male suspect approached the victim, demanded the victim hand over his backpack. When the victim did not hand over the backpack, the suspect began to kick and punch the victim. Two witnesses called 911...

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Posted On Friday, August 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, August 16, 2019             2:00 pm
(Ottawa)—Ottawa Police Service is launching its annual recruitment for its Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) and is now accepting applications. Until September 15, young people ages 13-24 can apply online at ottawapolice.ca/yac.
YAC brings a youth voice to policing and gives youth the opportunity to share ideas and work with police on initiatives...

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Posted On Friday, August 16, 2019

Emergency responders tend to man during medical callAugust 16, 2019
Two Ottawa residents are alive because of an east division front line officer, but he claims it’s all in a day, or in his case, night’s work.
On August 4, he was called to the highway 174 overpass near Champlain Street a little after midnight when a sharp-eyed OC Transpo bus driver spotted a distraught woman climb over the guard rail and move towards the live lanes below.
The officer, who has 21 years of military experience and three years...

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