Press Release - General

OPP Costing Committee Hosting Public Meeting This Week


Public Meeting

The Town of Midland and the OPP Costing Committee are hosting two public meetings (public information sessions) in advance of the Sept 6th vote on the future of policing in Midland. The meetings are both on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 and held at the North Simcoe Sports & Rec Centre (527 Len Self Blvd.)

Two meeting opportunities: 2pm & 7pm

Mischief Suspect - Request For Public Assistance


Can you ID this person or provide any info about this mischief offence? Occurred around 1:00 am on Sunday May 28th 2017. Contact Midland Police at (705) 526-2201 or CrimeStoppers 1-800-222-TIPS and reference incident MI17002935

"Buyer Beware" Reminder When Purchasing Items Online


Beware Of Online Used Tire Sales

Complaints about bad deals stemming from online shopping are frequent and numerous. Recently, there seems to be a mini-trend forming in complaints surrounding the purchase of used tires for sale by private citizens using online classified sites such as Kijiji and Facebook groups.

Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics - June 22


Law Enforcement Torch Run 2017

Special Olympics helps individuals with intellectual disabilities overcome barriers through sports. Every day we empower athletes to challenge themselves and exceed their personal bests on the playing field and in life. For every Special Olympics champion, there is another who is waiting for the chance to win.

"WannaCry" Ransomware - Global Epedemic


WannaCry Ransomware

By now you will have read or at least heard about the global epidemic of ransomware attacks on computer systems. The attack is typically delivered as an attachment that you are urged or convinced to open and execute to see the contents… these can take the form of word or excel macros, or be made out to look like some kind of invoice or shipping notice or bank statement.

Noise Complaints / Parking Complaints / Animal Complaints - Who To Call?


Online Bylaw Reporting Tool

With the summer season coming it is important to remind residents that the Town of Midland has a bylaw enforcement officer who deals with the many municipal bylaws that exist in Midland. The most common bylaw issues are parking complaints, noise complaints and animal complaints.

Attention Boaters! Where To Bring Your Expired Flares - Not To Police/Fire


Marine Flares

With boaters starting to prepare their boats for the upcoming season, we are reminding those with old or expired flares, that they cannot be turned into Midland Police or Midland Fire for disposal. It is also important to note that they should not be discarded in your household or commercial garbage!

Traffic Accident Hot Spots Over Past 90 Days


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After fielding over a dozen questions about traffic accident statistics on Yonge Street since the Town of Midland's decision to put the street (between King and 8th) on a "road diet", it might help to show you how to view these stats on your own.

Transport Canada UAV/Drone Law Changes


No Drone Zone

In December 2016, Transport Canada announced new safety measures and requirements for the use of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs).