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3rd Annual “NRPS Spring Food Drive” Kicks Off Next Week Across Niagara

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 08:52 AM

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) is proud to announce it will be hosting the 3rd annual “NRPS Spring Food Drive”.

The NRPS will be partnering with nine local food banks and 12 local grocery stores in an effort to help support the demand for food and donations within Niagara.  Food insecurity is often supported in the community over the holiday season through collections and drives.  This however is a year-round issue.  

The two years of the NRPS Spring Food Drive has led to incredible...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences – February 27th to March 5th, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2023 12:19 PM

In an effort to bring further attention and deterrence to driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, the Niagara Regional Police Service will be reporting the names of those people who are charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offence in the Region.

In addition to being charged, these individuals are also bound by a Ministry of Transportation 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension and are prohibited from operating a motor vehicle on a roadway. The public is encouraged to...

15-Year-Old Arrested Following Welland Stabbing

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2023 03:19 PM

On March 6, 2023, at 9:17pm, 3 District – Welland uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a fight inside a restaurant in the City of Welland.

Officers arrived on scene at the restaurant located on Lincoln Street near King Street. A 15-year-old male victim was found to be suffering from a stab wound.  The victim was treated at the scene by Niagara Emergency Medical Services paramedics and transported to an out of region hospital with serious...

Detectives Investigating Man Impersonating as a Police Officer – Niagara Falls

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2023 02:54 PM

On March 6th, 2023, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) entered into a suspicious person investigation where it is alleged a traffic stop was conducted by a male suspect who was impersonating a police officer.

Investigation has determined, the complainant was operating their vehicle on Drummond Road near Prospect Street, in the City of Niagara Falls on March 6th, 2023, at 6:20pm when a black vehicle with white doors...

Off-Duty NRPS Officer Charged with Firearm Offences

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2023 06:07 PM

In September of 2022, the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) became aware of an allegation involving a Uniform Constable employed by the Service.  To ensure there was no perceived conflict of interest, the NRPS requested the Hamilton Police Service assume carriage of the investigation.

On Monday March 6th, 2023, Constable Adam Gorski was arrested and is charged with the following:

• Unauthorized Possession of Firearm (2 counts) – Contrary to Section 91(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada

Gorski...