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Posted On Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Missing Keegan Snider FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 18, 2022        12:59am  (Ottawa) – The Missing Persons Unit is asking for public assistance to locate missing 21-year-old Keegan Snider. He was last seen at approximately 8:15 pm on May 17 th in the South Keys area.  Police are concerned for his health and well-being.  
Keegan is described as Caucasian, 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) tall, 190 lbs (86 kg), short curly light brown hair, possibly...

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Posted On Friday, May 13, 2022

May 17 Social Media 1080x1080 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday May 12, 2022  2:50 pm  
(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its annual Police Week, May 15 to 21, 2022, in communities city-wide.
This marks the first time in two years that we are able to celebrate in person, and there is a lineup of family friendly events aimed at reconnecting with the community.
The OPS needs to hire 80 new recruits in 2022 , and our Outreach and...

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Posted On Friday, May 13, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 13, 2022   12:30 pm  (Ottawa) — The 3 rd edition of Project NoiseMaker began this month in response to community complaints, to reduce the number of collisions, injuries and deaths on our city streets.
The Ottawa Police traffic safety initiative acts as a reminder to drivers that Ottawa streets are not meant to be treated as anyone’s personal racetrack. Did you know that officers stop an average of 10 stunt drivers...

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Posted On Friday, May 13, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 13, 2022  12:05 pm (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred yesterday afternoon at approximately 1:20pm on Highway 417 West bound between the Metcalfe Street and Parkdale Avenue exits.
Yesterday afternoon, the Ottawa Police Service was advised of two persons attending a hospital with gunshot wounds. A 25 year old man and woman were admitted with non-life threatening injuries. They...

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Posted On Friday, May 13, 2022

End-Bike-Theft-Ottawa-Banner FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 13, 2022    10:00am (Ottawa) – Police typically see an increase in bicycle thefts this time of year, particularly from residential condominium and apartment buildings. Bicycle owners can use these tips to help keep your bike secure. 
If you reside in a residential building, do not let strangers in. Lawful tenants will have a key or fob for their own use. Be mindful of people on foot or bike following your vehicle...

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