Press Release - General

Update: Police have located missing 14yr - Alexis Shirk


UPDATE: Alexis has been located. Thanks for your input and assistance in forwarding this press release.

The Midland Police Service are looking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 14yr old youth from Midland, Ontario. The youth was reported missing by her family on July 20th 2015 but has now been located.

Distracted Driving - 24/7 Enforcement


Distracted Driving

We are enforcing these laws against distractions 24/7. Would you drive around staring at your floor mats? Then why would you take your eyes of the road ahead to read or reply to that text notification? Turn off your ringer and alerts. Put the phone away or use your bluetooth connection to use it hands-free.

Safe Exchange Program Adopted By Midland Police


Safe Exchange Program At Midland Police Service

Following a suggestion made to Councillor Cody Oschefski from a resident, Kelly Maurice the Midland Police Service in now encouraging citizens to utilize our parking lot as a potential safe exchange location for online purchases.

Outsourcing Of Police Dispatch


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The Midland Police Services Board, in consultation with Midland Town Council, has decided to pursue the outsourcing of dispatch services for financial reasons. Meetings have already taken place with the Midland Police Association and the Members that are impacted by this decision.

Social Media Travel Updates Can Get You Burglarized


Please Rob Me - Vacation Status Updates Can Cost You

With travel season well underway and the peak season about to begin, it is important to remember that you don't have any control over who shares your status updates. We strongly encourage you not to post anything about your travel plans (dates, locations etc) until you come back from vacation.

Midland Police Service Implements new LEARN Guidelines For Police Records Checks


Criminal Record Check

Effective immediately, the Midland Police Service are implementing the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) LEARN (Law Enforcement and Record Managers Network), guidelines for Police Record Checks. The LEARN guidelines will ensure an equal level of service under the provinces released legislation, policies, procedures and directives.

The guidelines adopted will:

TracePen Property Identification Device


TracePen

A new crime prevention product on the market has been officially endorsed by the OACP (Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police) as a valuable crime-fighting tool that can take the place of engraving identifying information on household and commercial property.

LiveScan Digital Fingerprinting Is Operational


LiveScan Digital Fingerprinting Services

Beginning this fall, RCMP will no longer be accepting paper-based fingerprints for crime scene comparisons and criminal records updates. This means that Police Services across the country must migrate off the old process of inking and rolling fingers and palms onto paper for submission to the RCMP.

Beware Of 'Assassin' E-Mail Scam


Scam

Police are warning people not to be tricked into handing over cash to fraudsters following the circulation of a scam email.

The email circulating online claims to be from a sympathetic assassin who thinks that the recipient of the email has wrongly had a contract taken out against them.

Crime Scene Evidence Collection? Yep, there's an APP for that!


Midland Police Service is piloting SceneDoc

Midland Police Service is currently piloting a new way to collect evidence from scenes of crimes in Midland.