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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
Jun
19
Hate is Learned
 
New hate crime awareness campaign shares message of inclusion The Waterloo Regional Police Service is launching a new hate crime awareness campaign, which aims to promote a message of inclusion and acceptance. The campaign, which highlights a ‘Hate is Learned’ theme, features children speaking about the benefits of being inclusive of others regardless of their race, culture, religion, sexual orientation, gender or ability. They offer this important message as a reminder to adults. [ more ]
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Jun
15
Waterloo Region Crime Stoppers and Waterloo Regional Police Partner with Mac’s Convenience for Operation Freeze
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – With the warm weather upon us, the Waterloo Regional Police Service is proud to partner with Crime Stoppers and Mac’s Convenience stores to encourage good behaviour by youth in a program entitled “Operation Freeze.” [ more ]
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Jun
01
WRPS, Police Services Board and WRPA Respond to Class Action Suit
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – On May 31, 2017, the Waterloo Regional Police Services Board and the Waterloo Regional Police Association were served a class action lawsuit.
The lawsuit alleges systemic and institutional gender-based discrimination and harassment, sexual harassment and sexual assault.
“Some of the allegations attributed by the plaintiffs date back to 1988 and those have only just come to the attention of our Service,” said Bryan Larkin, Chief of Police. “Some were already the subject of an investigation by an independent law firm and dealt with appropriately.” [ more ]

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May
30
Police and Special Olympians Take Part in 30th Annual Torch Run
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service, along with local Special Olympic athletes, are gearing up for the 30th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 1, 2017. Runners, walkers and cyclists will travel several different routes throughout Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge to help raise awareness and funds for the upcoming Special Olympics. A total of 45 kilometres will be covered throughout the day. [ more ]
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May
24
Waterloo Regional Police Gear Up to Celebrate Pride
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service will once again wave its Pride flag proudly this week in celebration of Pride Week, 2017 This is the second time the police service has flown its Pride flag in front of Police Headquarters at 200 Maple Grove Road in Cambridge. The flag will be raised by Bryan Larkin, Chief of Police, at 10:30 a.m. on May 25. [ more ]
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May
24
Police Participate in Cops and Cowboys event for Special Olympics
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police will once again trade in their forage caps for cowboy hats in support of the Cops and Cowboys program, a fun event that raises money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. The campaign will take place May 25, 2017 fro 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Lone Star Texas Grill, located at 38 Pinebush Road in Cambridge. Members of the community are invited to attend the restaurant and take part in this worthwhile cause. Officers will be accepting “tips” that will be donated directly to the Law Enforcement Torch Run. [ more ]
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May
16
Waterloo Regional Police Proud to Take Part in Canada Road Safety Week
 
Waterloo Regional Police Proud to Take Part in Canada Road Safety Week [ more ]
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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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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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