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Posted On Wednesday, July 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 21, 2021   11:00am
(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service West Investigations Section is seeking the public’s help in the investigation of a suspicious incident that occurred on the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (SJAM) near Carling Avenue yesterday evening.
At approximately 10:00pm on July 20 th , Frontline officers responded to the area and found a 32-year-old man with serious injuries. The man remains in the...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 21, 2021   9:38am
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit has charged an individual with several offences following a series of robberies where a firearm was used.
Since last month there have been eight separate robberies, all which police believe were completed by the same individual. 
The Robbery Unit had been investigating these incidents for several weeks.
A major development in the investigation...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 20, 2021

18-169_TCL_038 The 911 Communications Centre is staffed 24/7 with highly trained and dedicated people to help you when you need it most. Our police communicators are the first person you speak to when you have an emergency or need a police officer. Here’s an inside look at what they do.
Wednesday,  June 2 3, 2 021 from 4 pm to 7 pm
In this three-hour period, staff answered 86 calls for police on the non-emergency number and managed 166 calls to 911, generating 162...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Vehicle of interest - 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 20, 2021     12:33pm  (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service is seeking public assistance to identify a vehicle of interest as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of Mehdi El-Hajj Hassan last January.
The vehicle, a light-coloured four door sedan, was captured on surveillance video in the area of Lorry Greenberg Drive around 3:00am on Saturday, January 16 th , 2021 (see photos).    
Anyone...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 14, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, July 14, 2020,      11:13pm  
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred this evening in the area of Fox Hollow and Hunter’s Point crescents. 
At approximately 8:33pm, on July 14 th , 2021, Frontline Officers responded to a call for shots fired. On scene, Officers located a spent casing. No one was injured.
 Investigators would...

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