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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
May
16
Waterloo Regional Police Proud to Take Part in Canada Road Safety Week
 
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May
11
Waterloo Regional Police Launches Open House to Kick-Off Police Week 2017
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is pleased to once again “open its doors” to the community during an Open House event to celebrate the kick-off to Police Week.
The Police Week theme this year is “Working Together for Safer Communities,” which acknowledges the collaborative approach required towards making our communities safe and healthy. [ more ]

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May
02
Waterloo Regional Police Take Part in Unique StreetART Program
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Service, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Waterloo Region and Mac’s Convenience Stores, are calling on the community to help take part in an exciting new project entitled StreetART at Mac’s. This project, to be completed in June, is an opportunity for police to work alongside youth in our community to build positive relationships while helping prevent crime. [ more ]
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Apr
28
Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Kitchener
 
For Immediate Release: April 28, 2017 Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Service Major Crime unit is investigating an incident that occurred in the Country Hill Drive area, in Kitchener at approximately 3 a.m. this morning. Police responded and located a deceased 22 year old female in her residence. The death is deemed suspicious. There will be an increased police presence in the area of Country Hill Drive, Kitchener. Police are asking anyone with information to contact Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 ext. 8666 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. [ more ]
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Apr
21
Waterloo Regional Police Welcome 10 New Officers and Two New Canines
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is proud to welcome members of Recruit Class #93 to its ranks at a special badging ceremony to be held in partnership with the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. Ten new Constables have recently completed their basic training at the Ontario Police College and will be officially sworn in and receive their police badges during the ceremony, scheduled to take place Friday, April 21, 2017 at 1 p.m. at St. David High School in Waterloo. [ more ]
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Apr
06
WRPS saddened by the death of Police Service Dog
 
It is with deep regret that the Waterloo Regional Police Service announces the passing of Police Service Dog Titan, following a sudden illness. 
 
Titan, who became a member of the Service in May of 2015, was a 3.5 year old German Shepherd who loved his job and adored his handler. For the past two years, Titan and his handler have worked tirelessly together to train, perform demonstrations, and have enjoyed 18 successful captures.  Just recently, Titan located a suspect in the Fairview Park area who was armed with a knife.
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Mar
02
Regional Police involved in shooting incident
 
Regional Police involved in shooting incident For ImmediateRelease:   March 2, 2017 Waterloo Region, ON– On Thursday March 2, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police Service were investigating a driving complaint and conducted a traffic stop in the area of Ottawa Street South and Lilac Street, in Kitchener.  [ more ]
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Feb
15
Waterloo Regional Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Hit-and-Run
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is continuing to investigate a fatal hit-and-run that occurred in Cambridge on November 26, 2016. Joseph Robert Paul Lalonde, 49, (known as Paul Lalonde) from Cambridge, was walking southbound across Cedar Street when he was struck by a full-sized, white Ford pickup truck. [ more ]
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News & Events  From Waterloo Crime Stoppers
May
4
Gas Station Breakin Suspects
 
https://twitter.com/WRPSToday/status/860178956527566848

Do you recognize these two suspects?  Call us at 1-800-222-TIPS
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Apr
9
4th Annual Putting Crime in the Penalty Box
 
The 4th Annual Putting Crime in the Penalty Box event will be held on April 9th, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, at the Woolwich Memorial Centre located at 24 Snyder St S, Elmira ON. This is a FREE family event.
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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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