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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Stolen Property Recovered and Investigators Looking for Rightful Owners

Stolen Property Recovered and Investigators Looking for Rightful Owners

The Barrie Police Service Street Crime Unit have completed a lengthy investigation dating back to July 2017 where suspicious U-Haul vehicles were connected to property offences. On Wednesday,...
November 3, 2017
Police & the Community
 SIMCOE COUNTY CASE FILES INITIATIVE EXPANDS - Jaimee Lee Miller Homicide Needs Your Help

SIMCOE COUNTY CASE FILES INITIATIVE EXPANDS - Jaimee Lee Miller Homicide Needs Your Help

(SPRINGWATER TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Wednesday March 16, 2016, shortly after ‎12:00PM, officers from the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of human...
November 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Female Takes More Than Just a Super Sized Fry with Order

Female Takes More Than Just a Super Sized Fry with Order

Barrie Police are looking to identify a female involved in a theft of a cell phone and car keys from a fast food restaurant on Bayfield Street. On Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 2:30pm a female...
October 31, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Stolen Motorcycle

Police Seeking Stolen Motorcycle

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle.  On Thursday, October 12, 2017, between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. a Harley...
October 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Police in Ontario Conduct Human Trafficking Outreach through Operation Northern Spotlight

Police in Ontario Conduct Human Trafficking Outreach through Operation Northern Spotlight

(ORILLIA, ON) – Members of police services throughout Ontario were able to ensure the safety of 6 people who had been working in the sex trade and were in exploitative situations,...
October 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Sweet Smelling Criminals Wanted for a Break and Enter

Sweet Smelling Criminals Wanted for a Break and Enter

Barrie Police have recently received photos from a break and enter that occurred on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Shoppers Drug Mart, located at 380 Mapleview Drive, in the City of Barrie...
September 26, 2017
Police & the Community
Distraction Theft and Attempt Fraud

Distraction Theft and Attempt Fraud

On Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at 1:30pm two female suspects were involved in a distraction theft at Sears, located at 521 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  Shortly after removing a wallet...
August 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Police-reported Crime Statistics for Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)

Police-reported Crime Statistics for Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)

Statistics Canada has released the Police-reported crime statistics for 2016 and has recorded the Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) as ranking in the top three (3) regions with the lowest Crime...
July 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Rental Scam Rearing its Head Again in Barrie

Rental Scam Rearing its Head Again in Barrie

Barrie Police Service has recently been advised of a current scam occurring within the Barrie area in regards to rental properties.   Advertisements have been placed on Kijiji, Craig's...
June 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought Following An Arson Early Tuesday Morning

Suspect Sought Following An Arson Early Tuesday Morning

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male following a fire that took place on Tiffin Street early Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, June 13...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
REWARD OFFERED IN DISAPPEARANCE Grant Ayerst and Norman Whalley to be featured on Simcoe County Case Files

REWARD OFFERED IN DISAPPEARANCE Grant Ayerst and Norman Whalley to be featured on Simcoe County Case Files

(ORILLIA, ON) – The Government of the Province of Ontario is offering a total reward of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s)...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Bear Wise by The Ministry of Natural Resources

Bear Wise by The Ministry of Natural Resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources’ Bear Wise program operates a toll-free Bear Reporting Line which is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week between April and November.  Callers will...
June 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Joint statement of the Barrie Police Service and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Joint statement of the Barrie Police Service and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

On Monday, March 20, 2017, members of the Barrie Police Investigative Services attended a sudden death of a 26-year-old Barrie male. Investigators seized a small vial of white powder from the...
June 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Looking to Speak to Male

Barrie Police Looking to Speak to Male

Barrie Police Service is currently investigating an incident that took place at Walmart, located at 450 Bayfield Street in the City of Barrie, on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017.   Specific details...
June 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Collaborate and Innovate to Seek Resolution - Simcoe County Case Files

Police Collaborate and Innovate to Seek Resolution - Simcoe County Case Files

(BARRIE, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Barrie Police Service are turning to video vignettes and a rolling billboard to generate information on unsolved murders and...
May 30, 2017
Police & the Community
The Barrie Police Service Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary

The Barrie Police Service Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary

On Saturday, July 1, 2017, Canadians will not only be celebrating Canada Day; Canadians will be celebrating the nation’s 150th anniversary. The 150th anniversary of Canada, also known as the...
May 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Road Safety Week Entails R.I.D.E Spot Check in Barrie

Road Safety Week Entails R.I.D.E Spot Check in Barrie

This year, the campaign “Share the Road - Drive Safe!” was launched during the 2017 Police Week to help draw attention to the fact that keeping our roadways and highways safe is a...
May 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Presented with an Award from Blue Line Magazine

Barrie Police Presented with an Award from Blue Line Magazine

The Barrie Police Service was nominated in 2016 and won Canada's Best Dressed Police Vehicle. The vehicle appeared in the January 2017 issue of Blue Line Magazine . The award was presented to...
May 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Arrest and Charge Two Men and One Youth with Child Pornography

Barrie Police Arrest and Charge Two Men and One Youth with Child Pornography

Members of the Barrie Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit have made three separate arrests following lengthy investigations related to online exploitation of children. The three...
May 4, 2017
Police & the Community
4th Annual Barrie Police Home Safe 5KM Run/Walk

4th Annual Barrie Police Home Safe 5KM Run/Walk

The Barrie Police 4th Annual Home Safe 5KM Run/Walk was yet another success. Thank you to the residents of Barrie and our local community partners and sponsors. The event raised $1,445....
April 26, 2017
Police & the Community
Joint Forces Operation Leads to Five Men Charged with Child Pornography Offences

Joint Forces Operation Leads to Five Men Charged with Child Pornography Offences

(Orillia, ON) -Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, the OPP Technological Crime Unit, the Barrie Police Service (Internet Child Exploitation) and the South...
April 19, 2017
Police & the Community
Play video for Project E.R.A.S.E. Launches 10th Year
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Project E.R.A.S.E. Launches 10th Year

E.R.A.S.E (Eliminate Racing Activity On Streets Everywhere) is an awareness and enforcement campaign operated jointly by police services across Ontario in partnership with the government of...
April 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Heritage Baptist Church Honors All Local EMS

Heritage Baptist Church Honors All Local EMS

Heritage Baptist Church hosted a service to honor all local EMS. Several members of their congregation were recognized for their commitment to the community.  Chief Kimberley Greenwood and...
April 4, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Honored to Congratulate Canadian Medalists

Barrie Police Honored to Congratulate Canadian Medalists

Deputy Chief Carlson and members of the Barrie Police Service had the opportunity to congratulate Special Olympics Ontario athletes Michael Wimbs and David Whyne. Together Michael and David...
April 3, 2017
Police & the Community
CRUSH the CRA SCAM

CRUSH the CRA SCAM

(Milton, Ontario – March 13, 2017) – Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Financial Crime Unit (FCU) would like to remind the public...
March 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Play video for Preventing Crime with Colour and Design
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Preventing Crime with Colour and Design

In June of 2016 the Barrie Police Community Services Unit teamed up with Mac’s Convenience Stores and Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka to engage local youth and help reduce crime and...
June 16, 2016
Police & the Community
Play video for Crime Prevention Through Community Engagement
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Crime Prevention Through Community Engagement

On Thursday, June 9, 2016, the Barrie Police Service, Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka, Mac’s Convenience Stores, Street Artist Wong, and students from Steel Street Public School...
June 7, 2016