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Remote workplace: Barrie cops tag along with police in northern Ontario

Remote workplace: Barrie cops tag along with police in northern Ontario

'Everyone knows everyone and you have to be a different type of officer with those communities,' Barrie officer says of program with Treaty 3 Police Service
Saskatchewan house fire claims boy with Barrie ties

Saskatchewan house fire claims boy with Barrie ties

'It was something I could have never even imagined. It still seems surreal in my head, because he was my boy,' says father of 12-year-old Andrew Frustaci
Innisfil resident charged after police seize loaded gun: OPP

Innisfil resident charged after police seize loaded gun: OPP

Arrest made as part of investigation that began in November
Dozen heavy haulers heading to Edenvale airport charged: OPP

Dozen heavy haulers heading to Edenvale airport charged: OPP

Huronia West OPP says officers laid more than 100 charges against drivers of commercial vehicles during area blitz on Thursday
Victim in stable condition after Alliston shooting: OPP

Victim in stable condition after Alliston shooting: OPP

Nottawasaga OPP says three male suspects wearing dark clothing and masks were last seen leaving Kidd Crescent area in white Toyota Camry
'Swatted': Police, fire respond to fake calls in south Barrie

'Swatted': Police, fire respond to fake calls in south Barrie

'Deployment of resources and personnel is calculated, measured and, sadly, when false, can compromise our response to legitimate calls for service,' says police official
Former York Region cop headed to jail after appeal dismissed

Former York Region cop headed to jail after appeal dismissed

Richard Senior to serve 7.5 years for corruption-related offences following 2018 arrest
Police charge 17 in 'largest' gun seizure in Ontario's history

Police charge 17 in 'largest' gun seizure in Ontario's history

Police say investigators seized 274 illegal firearms as part of investigation with U.S. Homeland Security
On the rise: Over 300 auto thefts reported to Barrie police last year

On the rise: Over 300 auto thefts reported to Barrie police last year

'We averaged almost one car per calendar day,' says police official, adding investigators also seeing 'made-to-order thefts'
Foul play officially ruled out in death of Sudbury councillor

Foul play officially ruled out in death of Sudbury councillor

A release from GSPS states that the postmortem was conducted on Tuesday, Feb. 20, confirming that his death was attributed to medical causes