Positive trends in crime and deaths on local roadways in 2011

Ottawa - The number of crimes against people, homicides and motor vehicle fatalities decreased in 2011, according to a report that will be…


Cycling safety and speeding are STEP priorities in June

Ottawa – Cycling safety and speeding are the focus for the City’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) in June as part of its…


Ottawa Police releases the 2011 Annual Report

Ottawa - This evening, the Police Services Board received the Ottawa Police Service 2011 Annual Report ‘A Year in Review’. The online…


Ottawa Police public survey on policing services results

Ottawa - The 2012 Public Survey on Policing Services was released today highlighting satisfaction in the community with the Ottawa Police…


Traffic enforcement to focus on red light running and stop sign violations in May

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) is keeping a close eye in May on motorists who run red lights…


Police laid more than 2,300 charges for safety related offences during January and February

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) focused on four key areas during January and February 2012,…


Distracted drivers and seat belt use the focus of STEP Program in March

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) is targeting distracted driving and appropriate seat belt and…


Mayor Watson congratulates new Chief of Police Charles Bordeleau

Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Services Board today announced the appointment of Deputy Chief Charles Bordeleau as the next Chief of Police for…


Ottawa Police Services Board and Mayor Watson salute departing Chief Vern White

Ottawa – Ottawa Chief of Police Vern White was appointed to the Senate today by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. His departure will take…