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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Road Safety Blitz in Community Safety Zones

Road Safety Blitz in Community Safety Zones

Barrie Police Traffic Unit conducted a Road Safety Blitz focusing on Community Safety Zones throughout the week of Monday, September 10th to Friday, September 14th.  Throughout the week, the...
September 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Cologne Caper Escapes

Cologne Caper Escapes

Barrie Police are investigating a theft of cologne from a south end drug store even after employees confronted the male suspect. On Monday, August 27th, 2018 at approximately 4:05 pm the lone...
September 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Neighbourhood Watch Notices Three Suspects Stealing ATV

Neighbourhood Watch Notices Three Suspects Stealing ATV

On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at approximately 5:50 pm, a light coloured blue van pulled up on the shoulder of the road in front of 6 Epsom Drive, in the City of Barrie.  A male suspect was seen...
September 4, 2018
Police & the Community
It's Back to School and Time to Review Safety Tips

It's Back to School and Time to Review Safety Tips

The first day of school is only days away for students across Simcoe County. Police would like to remind everyone to safely share the roads with pedestrians, cyclists and school buses. Ensure...
August 31, 2018
Police & the Community
 A Great Example of Fake News on Social Media

A Great Example of Fake News on Social Media

This document has been circulating on social media for years. Once again, it has gained attention and raised questions. This document was not created or endorsed by the Barrie Police Service....
August 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Back to School Reminders

Back to School Reminders

Back to School is an exciting time for students, but it can have some unforeseen risks. With school only a week away, it is time to teach and/or review basic back to school rules. Walking to...
August 28, 2018
Police & the Community
The Top Five Intersections for Motor Vehicle Collisions

The Top Five Intersections for Motor Vehicle Collisions

The top five intersections for motor vehicle collisions, in the City of Barrie, have been identified as; Dunlop Street West and Ferndale Drive North​​​​​​  - 13 reported collisions...
August 22, 2018
Police & the Community
A Stolen Bicycle Leads Police to a Local Pawn Shop

A Stolen Bicycle Leads Police to a Local Pawn Shop

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. a theft occurred at...
August 20, 2018
Police & the Community
The Passing of Retired K9 Tex

The Passing of Retired K9 Tex

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of retired Barrie Police Service Dog (PSD) Tex. Sadly, Tex passed away on Wednesday night, at the age of thirteen. From 2006 to 2015 he bravely...
August 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Shoplifter Slips Away with Razors and Allergy Medication

Shoplifter Slips Away with Razors and Allergy Medication

Barrie Police is looking for assistance from the public to identify a shoplifter who fled on foot into a bush area while an employee and witness were on his tail. On Wednesday, August...
August 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Recovered Property In Search of Rightful Owners

Recovered Property In Search of Rightful Owners

Barrie Police Service are in the midst of a lengthy investigation into multiple residential break and enters in our area, which has included collaborative work with neighbouring...
August 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM

Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run (OLETR) in co-operation with Special Olympics Ontario is hosting the Guardians Half Marathon & 5KM. The...
August 9, 2018
Police & the Community
August is National Drug Drop Off Month

August is National Drug Drop Off Month

Police across Canada urge all Canadians to help prevent unnecessary tragedies from occurring. Medication in the home is the leading cause of poisoning in children. Small amounts of adult...
August 2, 2018
Police & the Community
World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

Human trafficking is a crime and human rights abuse that’s sometimes referred to as “modern day slavery.” There are different types of human trafficking that takes place in...
July 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Operation Dry Water: A Collaborative Approach with The Canadian Safe Boating Council

Operation Dry Water: A Collaborative Approach with The Canadian Safe Boating Council

Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways. In 2018, the Canadian Safe Boating Council along with the Barrie Police Service are also...
July 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Sleight of Hand Theft Lands in Barrie

Sleight of Hand Theft Lands in Barrie

Barrie Police is warning the public about a new sleight of hand theft that has now targeted a victim in the Barrie area. On Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at approximately 2:30 pm the victim was...
July 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

A lengthy investigation has led Barrie Police to seek public assistance to identify a female responsible for a fraud using a stolen credit card. On Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at approximately 6:40...
July 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Cybertip.ca Alert: Cake app

Cybertip.ca Alert: Cake app

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, through its Cybertip.ca program, wants to make parents aware of the app Cake – Live Stream Video Chat and its risks for teens after recently learning...
July 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Kijiji Scam Involving the Sale of a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Kijiji Scam Involving the Sale of a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Barrie Police are cautioning people of a fraud scam that a few citizens of Barrie have fallen victim to over the past week.  The scam involves a Kijiji ad selling a Chevrolet pick up truck...
July 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Fraud Alert - Door-To-Door Terry Fox Scam

Fraud Alert - Door-To-Door Terry Fox Scam

The Barrie Police Service is warning local residents after being alerted that scammers are going to door-to-door and asking for pledges in the name of Terry Fox. Police have received reports...
July 23, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Services Board Extends Chief Greenwood’s Contract

Barrie Police Services Board Extends Chief Greenwood’s Contract

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, the Barrie Police Services Board approved the extension of Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood until March 2021. Chief Greenwood was first appointed chief in...
February 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Don't Be Fooled By Love - Recognize Romance Scams

Don't Be Fooled By Love - Recognize Romance Scams

A Romance Scam involves any individual with false romantic intentions toward a victim in order to gain their trust and affection for the purpose of obtaining the victim’s money or access to...
February 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Barrie Police Service is investigating a string of thefts from various stores in the Georgian Mall between January 25th and February 1st where a team appear to execute a well laid out plan when...
February 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Barrie Police Service is investigating a theft of gas from a local gas station after a vehicle with no front or back licence plate filled up and left without paying. On Friday, February...
February 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a convenience store robbery. On Sunday, January 28, 2018, just before 3:00 a.m., a...
January 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft from Shoppers Drug Mart

Theft from Shoppers Drug Mart

On Saturday, December 30, 2017, just before 11:30 a.m. a suspect entered Shoppers Drug Mart located at 165 Wellington Street, in the City of Barrie. He had been observed concealing multiple items...
January 3, 2018
Police & the Community
Second Incident of Stolen Credit Cards Linked to Same Suspect

Second Incident of Stolen Credit Cards Linked to Same Suspect

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who may be in possession of stolen debit and credit cards. The same suspect is believed to be responsible for a recent...
December 29, 2017
Police & the Community
Box of Sixteen Cartons of Cigarettes Stolen

Box of Sixteen Cartons of Cigarettes Stolen

On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 6:13 pm a male entered the Circle K located at 149 Dunlop Street East, in the City of Barrie walking directly to the rear of the store.  The suspect...
December 28, 2017
Police & the Community
Fraud Alert - Fool’s Gold

Fraud Alert - Fool’s Gold

The Barrie Police Service is warning the public of offers online that are definitely not worth their weight in gold. Investigators have received complaints of counterfeit gold bars being sold...
December 22, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspects Sought Following Cabela's Theft

Suspects Sought Following Cabela's Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two (2) suspects following a theft at Cabela’s, located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie. On Saturday,...
December 19, 2017