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Holiday R.I.D.E. Continues in Niagara - December 19, 2020

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 07:27 AM

On Saturday, December 19, 2020, members of the Niagara Regional Police conducted R.I.D.E. spot checks within the township of West Lincoln and City of Niagara Falls.

Throughout the night, officers stopped approximately 500 vehicles and inquired if any of the drivers had consumed any alcohol or drugs earlier in the evening.  In total, 13 drivers were required to provide a sample of their breath for analysis.  One driver provided a sample that resulted in an “Alert” and subsequently...

Male Wanted in Relation to Break and Enter in Thorold

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 06:09 PM

On Thursday, December 17, 2020 at approximately 12:52pm, 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), attended a residence in the area of Keefer Road and Commerford Street, in the City of Thorold, in regards to an unwanted person.

Further investigation revealed that a male had entered the residence unlawfully in a previous incident, causing damage inside the residence and injuring a cat.

As a result of the investigation, detectives were able to identify...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences December 7 to December 13, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 03:16 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...

Two persons charged in relation to violation of COVID-19 Emergency Orders

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 11:30 AM

The Niagara Regional Police Service continues to work with Municipal and Regional by-law enforcement partners in the on-going enforcement of Emergency Orders in regards to COVID-19. 

On Friday December 11, 2020, members of the 2 District (Niagara Falls) Uniform Branch as well as members of the 2 District (Niagara Falls) Detective Services unit were called to a hotel in the area of Fallsview Blvd and Murray St in the City of Niagara Falls in regards to an unwanted person.  When they...

Police Service Dog Rudy

ADVISORY - K9 Graduation December 14, 2020

Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 12:42 PM

On Monday December 14, 2020 the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) will welcome a new member to its K9 Unit, Police Service Dog "Rudy”

The NRPS will be hosting a virtual graduation ceremony at 1:00 p.m. for the new recruit along with his handler Constable Tim Wiley.

The Niagara Regional Police Service Canine Unit has been a fully operational unit since 1987.  At present, the unit consists of seven Canine Teams, with a total of seven Police Service Dogs certified for general purpose patrol;...