News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, April 23, 2018                      2:07pm  
(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service wishes to advise Ottawa residents that traffic disruptions are expected in the afternoon of Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in the Downtown area.   
There will be a demonstration on Parliament Hill in the afternoon and participants...

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Durango FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 20th, 2018      10:44 pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service West Break and Enter Unit is investigating two residential break-ins in the area of Keyrock Drive in North Kanata that occurred on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. At approximately noon (12pm), the suspects arrived in a newer white Dodge Durango with Ontario licence plates.
Investigators are requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspect...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 20, 2018  12:08pm   (Ottawa)—Effective April 30, 2018, the Ottawa Police Service Call Centre will change its name to the Ottawa Police Reporting Unit (PRU). At the same time, the hours of operation will be adjusted to correspond with demands from the public for non-urgent matters.
“The name change was necessary to reflect the addition of overseeing the online reporting to the duties of staff,” said Inspector...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 20, 2018       9:00am
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Section has charged an Ottawa man following an investigation into allegations of indecent acts.
On March 14, 2018, the Ottawa Police began an investigation into a man exposing himself in public places and local businesses where children under the age of 16 were present. 
Michael Joseph HULL,...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 19, 2018          3:15pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service wishes to advise Ottawa residents that traffic disruptions are expected to occur, especially in the late afternoon of Friday, April 20, 2018 in the downtown area as a result of a demonstration on Parliament Hill and possibly in the area of Major's Hill Park.
While there are no planned road closures at this time, commuters...

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