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What is Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers?
  • A not-for-profit community-based charity that brings together the cooperative efforts of the police, the media and the community in the fight against crime
     
  • Financed through personal, corporate & service club donations
     
  • Encourages the public to submit tips on crimes that have been committed, are being committed or are about to be committed
     
  • Pays up to $2000 per successful arrest
     
  • Will NOT ask for your name, phone number, address and will NOT ask you to appear in court

Latest News  From Waterloo Regional Police Services
Dec
16
Waterloo Regional Police welcome twelve new officers
 
Chief Bryan Larkin and Police Services Board Chair Tom Galloway will present twelve new Constables with their police badges today as they officially welcome the new officers to the ranks of the Waterloo Regional Police Service. [ more ]
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Dec
07
Waterloo Regional Police Release Composite in Connection to Fatal Hit and Run
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Services Division and Major Crime Unit are releasing a composite sketch of a person believed to be connected to a fatal hit and run that occurred November 26, 2016 at 6 p.m. on Cedar Street in Cambridge. Joseph Robert Paul Lalonde, 49, (known as Paul Lalonde) from Cambridge, was walking south bound across Cedar Street when he was struck by a full-sized, white Ford pick-up truck. [ more ]
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Dec
05
Regional Police increase awareness and enforcement of impaired driving
 
The Waterloo Regional Police Service is reminding community members to drive sober this holiday season and will be focusing on sending a message of awareness while increasing enforcement efforts this year. [ more ]
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Dec
01
Waterloo Regional Police Raise Awareness of Text With 9-1-1 Service
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is pleased to join other services from across Canada to raise awareness of the Text With 9-1-1 program. This service, launched last year, enhances personal safety and access to 9-1-1 for members of the deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and speech impaired community (DHHSI). [ more ]
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Nov
29
Waterloo Regional Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Hit and Run
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Services Division and Major Crime Unit continue to investigate a fatal hit and run that occurred November 26, 2016 at 6 p.m. on Cedar Street in Cambridge. [ more ]
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Nov
25
Police and community partners aim to reduce impaired driving and raise awareness for road safety
 
The Waterloo Regional Police Service along with MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) of Waterloo Region are partnering to raise awareness around impaired driving and to remind motorists to drive sober this holiday season and all year round. This weekend, the Waterloo Regional Police Service will participate in the launch of the local Red Ribbon Project, a campaign which distributes thousands of red ribbons across Waterloo Region as a tribute to the victims of impairment-related crashes and as a reminder to plan a safe way home.   [ more ]
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Nov
25
Waterloo Regional Police Initiate Social Media Campaign on Business Email Compromise Scam
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are warning businesses to be vigilant when responding to requests for money transfers after some local companies reported falling victim to a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam. These scams are conducted by thieves who use sophisticated techniques to get business executives to wire money to overseas accounts. BEC Scam - How it Works: [ more ]
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Nov
18
Annual Stuff a Cruiser Campaign Gets Underway
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is gearing up for its annual Stuff a Cruiser campaign, which is set to kick off at locations throughout Waterloo Region next week. The Stuff a Cruiser event is a highly successful partnership initiative between the Waterloo Regional Police Service and the Knights of Columbus’ New Toys for Needy Kids campaign. [ more ]
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News & Events  From Waterloo Crime Stoppers
Dec
9
Can You ID This Person?
 

WRPS are looking for anyone who can help identify the pictured male. The male is sought in connection with the fatal hit and run in Cambridge on November 26. If he looks familiar please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS and remain anonymous.

Incident: On November 26, 2016 at 6 p.m., a 49-year-old Cambridge man was walking south bound across Cedar Street when he was struck by a full-sized, white Ford pick-up truck. The pedestrian was then hit by another vehicle that was traveling east along Cedar Street and was in the left turn lane attempting to enter the Westgate Plaza, located at 130 Cedar Street. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by the Regional Coroner. The white Ford pick-up truck failed to remain at the scene and was last observed traveling west along Cedar Street. The vehicle is described as a white Ford F-250 super duty pick-up truck with a white cap on the back. The truck will have damage to the drivers side grill, lights and mirror. Any witnesses to this incident or anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Services Traffic Services Unit at 519-653-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Sep
13
WRPS Need Your Help! Sex Offense in Cambridge
 
Incident #: WA16199147
Location: LANGS DR, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada
On Friday, September 9, 2016 at approximately 11:30 p.m., a 20 year old Cambridge woman was assaulted by an unknown male while walking on Langs Drive in Cambridge. The suspect approached her from behind and pulled her to the ground. The victim was able to get away from the suspect and witnesses in the area came to her assistance. The suspect fled the area on foot. The victim was transported to hospital and treated for minor physical injuries sustained to her face.
The suspect is described as a white male (possibly darker skin), partially bald/partially shaved head, round face, 55 – 5’10", muscular/stocky build, 32-36 years of age. He was wearing shorts and a blue sleeveless shirt. Waterloo Regional Police Service is continuing to investigate this incident and are requesting the assistance from the public.
Call 1-800-222-TIPS anonymously if you have any information that will help identify the offender or if you saw or heard anything that may otherwise help.

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