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Police & the Community
UPDATE - Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Break and Enter - Composite Sketch of Suspect Released

UPDATE - Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Break and Enter - Composite Sketch of Suspect Released

                  UPDATE - Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Break and Enter       ...
April 3, 2019
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Service Strategic Plan 2020 - 2022

Barrie Police Service Strategic Plan 2020 - 2022

Complete the Barrie Police Service Strategic Plan Survey    The Barrie Police Service’s current Strategic Plan guides the services’ priorities from 2017 to 2019. Staff...
March 4, 2019
Police & the Community
Backpack Bandit Arrested

Backpack Bandit Arrested

UPDATE - On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 4:51 a.m., the Barrie Police Service responded to the Circle K Convenience Store located at 353 Duckworth Street after the store had been robbed. A second...
April 23, 2019
Police & the Community
Murder Victim’s Family Seeks Resolution

Murder Victim’s Family Seeks Resolution

A single gunshot took the life of April Dobson on Friday, October 14, 2005 and it has been 13 ½ years that her family has sought resolution. The killer, who witnesses described at the time...
April 18, 2019
Police & the Community
Media Advisory: Barrie Police Service to welcome six new members

Media Advisory: Barrie Police Service to welcome six new members

The Barrie Police Service is proud to welcome six new recruits to its ranks at a special badge ceremony, which will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, in the Rotunda at Barrie City Hall. (...
April 17, 2019
Police & the Community
Fail to Remain Collision

Fail to Remain Collision

  The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a fail to remain collision occurred in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 3:45 a.m., police...
April 17, 2019
Police & the Community
 Convenience Store Robbed

Convenience Store Robbed

The Barrie Police Service is requesting the assistance of the public with regards to an ongoing robbery investigation. On Monday, April 15, 2019, at 6:22 p.m., police responded to report of a...
April 16, 2019
Police & the Community
Scotch Stolen from South End Store

Scotch Stolen from South End Store

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Monday, March 8, 2019, at 1:18 p.m., a female attended the LCBO located on...
April 15, 2019
Police & the Community
A Stolen Identity Was Used To Make A Fraudulent Purchase

A Stolen Identity Was Used To Make A Fraudulent Purchase

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after two males attended the Canadian Tire located on Bayfield Street in the City of Barrie, completed an online application for a...
April 9, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

On Saturday April 6, 2019, at 2:56 p.m., officers from the Barrie Police Service where on scene in the area of Yonge St. and Big Bay Point Road as repairs were being made to a watermain that had...
April 8, 2019
Police & the Community
Suspect sought after early morning armed robbery

Suspect sought after early morning armed robbery

Barrie Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred early Saturday morning. On Saturday, April 6, 2019, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the suspect entered a convenience store...
April 8, 2019
Police & the Community
Police searching for armed robbery suspects

Police searching for armed robbery suspects

On Thursday, April 4th, shortly after 1:00 p.m., Barrie Police responded to a reported robbery at the Freedom Mobile located at 555 Essa Road. Two males entered the store with their faces covered and...
April 5, 2019
Police & the Community
Spring Scams – Don’t Get Stung by the Scammer

Spring Scams – Don’t Get Stung by the Scammer

Once the snow melts and homeowners are  once again able to turn their attention to the outside of their homes, they need to be aware that Spring often brings out the return of the door-to-door...
April 3, 2019
Police & the Community
Suspicious Person Spotted and Sought by Police

Suspicious Person Spotted and Sought by Police

The Barrie Police Service is currently investigating the report of a suspicious person who was reportedly seen a number of times this week at various locations in the north end of the City of Barrie...
March 29, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Look to Identify Shoplifting Suspect

Police Look to Identify Shoplifting Suspect

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a suspect attempted to steal some merchandise from a store located in the south end of Barrie On Friday, March 22, 2019,...
March 26, 2019
Police & the Community
CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS MOVEMENT

CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS MOVEMENT

CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS MOVEMENT, 50 DAYS OUT FROM THE INAUGURAL INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES, WITH A GOAL TO RAISE $50,000 ACROSS THE PROVINCE Community supporting...
March 25, 2019
Police & the Community
Suspected Shoplifter Sought

Suspected Shoplifter Sought

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 9:00 p.m., Barrie Police responded to the...
March 20, 2019
Police & the Community
Theft Reported to Police

Theft Reported to Police

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after an unlocked vehicle was entered on Looker Drive in the City of Barrie. On Monday, March 18, 2019, police attended the...
March 19, 2019
Police & the Community
Chief Greenwood to host inaugural Chief’s Gala in support of Child Advocacy Centre

Chief Greenwood to host inaugural Chief’s Gala in support of Child Advocacy Centre

The Barrie Police Service is excited to announce the Inaugural Chief’s Gala in support of the Child Advocacy Centre of Simcoe/Muskoka. The Chief’s Gala is an opportunity to join...
March 18, 2019
Police & the Community
Police asking for assistance in identifying female driver

Police asking for assistance in identifying female driver

Barrie Police is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a female driver who was involved in a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. On Monday, March 4, 2019 at...
March 12, 2019
Police & the Community
Pain Medication and Vitamins Stolen by Shoplifters

Pain Medication and Vitamins Stolen by Shoplifters

The Barrie Police is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Friday, March 8, 2019, at 2:40 p.m., Barrie Police responded to a report of a theft...
March 11, 2019
Police & the Community
 Update - Bank Robbed in Mid-Afternoon Robbery - Arrests Made

Update - Bank Robbed in Mid-Afternoon Robbery - Arrests Made

Cst. George Tudos | Media Officer |  Corporate Communications – HQ Durham Regional Police Service  | Police Headquarters | 605 Rossland Road East P.O. Box 911 Whitby, ON ...
March 8, 2019
Police & the Community
UPDATE: 19-year-old Barrie man charged in relation to armed robberies

UPDATE: 19-year-old Barrie man charged in relation to armed robberies

Barrie Police have charged a 19-year-old Barrie man in relation to four armed robberies that occurred within Barrie over the past two days. On Monday, March 4th, 2019, at approximately 2:45 p.m.,...
March 4, 2019
Police & the Community
Robbery Reported to Police

Robbery Reported to Police

The Barrie Police Service is requesting the assistance of the public with regards to an ongoing robbery investigation. On Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 3:40 p.m., police responded to a hotel...
February 28, 2019
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Wounding

Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Wounding

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after two males were injured overnight in the City of Barrie. This morning, at 2:27 a.m., police responded to a report to two...
February 24, 2019
Police & the Community
Locked Doors Leave Would Be Thieves Empty Handed

Locked Doors Leave Would Be Thieves Empty Handed

The Barrie Police Service has been reaching out to the public and reminding them to always lock their vehicle doors when leaving your vehicle unattended. Theft is preventable, and a locked door is...
February 21, 2019
Police & the Community
Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Barrie Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at a convenience store on Innisfil Street in Barrie last week. On Friday, February 15, 2019, just before 6:00 p.m., the...
February 19, 2019
Police & the Community
UPDATE #2- Barrie Police Investigating Early Morning Death - Post Mortem Examination Completed

UPDATE #2- Barrie Police Investigating Early Morning Death - Post Mortem Examination Completed

                                UPDATE #2 -...
February 19, 2019
Police & the Community
Robbery Being Investigated

Robbery Being Investigated

The Barrie Police Service is requesting the assistance of the public with regards to an ongoing robbery investigation. On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., a lone male entered the...
February 15, 2019
Police & the Community
POLICE, COMMUNITY HELP DIVERT 43 ‘MODERN DAY SLAVES’ - Details of Victim-centred Labour Human Trafficking Investigation

POLICE, COMMUNITY HELP DIVERT 43 ‘MODERN DAY SLAVES’ - Details of Victim-centred Labour Human Trafficking Investigation

FROM:           OPP Criminal Investigation Branch                ...
February 11, 2019