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Posted On Tuesday, September 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 28, 2021  3:20pm  
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service (OPS), along with members of the Ottawa Police Services Board, other dignitaries and family and friends, will have formal Badge Ceremonies on September 29 th and October 1 st 2021 to officially welcome the 96 officers who were hired in 2020.
The two Graduation Ceremonies will begin at 12:30p.m. at Lansdowne Park at the Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza . The event...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Suspec2IDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 1:20 pm (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a Commercial Robbery that occurred on September 14, 2021 in the 1-100 block of Isabella Street.   
 At approximately 9:40 pm, a lone man attended a grocery store and passed a note to an employee demanding cash.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian man in his thirties, 5’6”...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 15, 2021

ArsonFemale1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 15, 2021 11:15 am  (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Arson Unit is seeking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest pertaining to an Arson investigation.
 At approximately 2:06 am on August 26, 2021 Frontline Officers responded to a working fire in the 300 block of Somerset Street West. The fire was extinguished and there was extensive property damage. No one was injured.
 The woman...

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Posted On Monday, September 13, 2021

Robbery Cumberland (SUS)A FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 13, 2021   5:15pm  
(Ottawa)—The Ottawa Police Robbery Unit is looking for public assistance to identify a man involved in a personal Robbery on July 27 th , 2021.
At approximately 8:09am at the intersection of Cumberland Street and Rideau Street, a man stole an undisclosed amount of money from a victim and fled on foot.  The victim and suspect engaged in a brief physical altercation where the victim...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 08, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 8, 2021   11:15am  
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit is advising the public to be extra vigilant when receiving phone calls from persons identifying themselves as an employee of any Canadian Government Agency. 
The caller, or sometimes a recording, tells the person that they owe money in taxes, that they are involved in money laundering, drug trafficking and that there is...

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