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Posted On Friday, May 17, 2019

Community Equity Council Media Release – Hate Incidents/Crimes and the OPS  
As a result of the OPS response to the racist graffiti that defaced the Konga’s family home in early May, there has been a very important conversation raised in the media on how the Ottawa Police Service responds to hate motivated incidents, including how the OPS supports communities that experience hate crimes.    
This issue is such a priority that the Community...

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Posted On Friday, May 17, 2019

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, May 17, 2019     2:49pm
(Ottawa) – Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigators have charged a man with several charges in relation to this incident. 
Andrew HARPER, 33 years old, of Ottawa has been charged with:
Aggravated Assault
Assault with a weapon
Breach of Undertaking 
HARPER appeared in court on May 14, 2019 and remains in custody. 
The investigation...

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Posted On Friday, May 17, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, May 17, 2019     10:03am  (Ottawa)-  The Ottawa Police Service is advising that Shawn Chappell was located safe.
Thank you for your assistance.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, May 13, 2019       2:15pm
Missing 60 year old man to locate
(Ottawa)...

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Posted On Thursday, May 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 16, 2019          3:47pm  (Ottawa) – During the May long weekend, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) will continue its community safety initiatives to reduce incidents of crime and public disorder in the ByWard Market, Downtown Rideau and Vanier areas, beginning the evening of May 17.
“Our safety initiatives have a zero tolerance approach to disorderly behaviour, such as Liquor...

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Posted On Thursday, May 16, 2019

Laurier Av W suspect FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:05pm   (Ottawa)—Collision Investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in this morning’s hit and run. 
He is described as an Aboriginal male, 5’10” (178cm), skinny with long black hair. He was seen after the incident on a surveillance camera at the Rideau Centre, wearing a light coloured jacket over a hoodie, blue jeans and white sneakers with two stripes...

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