Press Release - General

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.

Midland Police Facebook Page Hits '500 Likes' Milestone


Midland Police Service reaches the 500 facebook likes milestone

Well Midland... we are flattered. Thank you very much. We are glad that you find value in our dedication to social media as a communications tool to reach out to the community and engage with you online.

Bicycle Safety - What You Need To Know


Bicycle Safety - Share The Road

Cycling is a fun, healthy and inexpensive way to get around, whether you cycle to and from work or school, or recreationally on the weekends. You'll enjoy it most when your bicycle handling and traffic skills are in good shape. Cyclists, like any other vehicle driver, have the same rights and duties as motorists. To increase the safety of cyclists, we educate drivers to Share the Road!

BlackShades Computer Trojan (RAT-Remote Access Tool)


BlackShades Remote Access Tool - Trojan

This morning's technology headlines are filled with news about a major international cyber-bust around the circulation and use of the Remote Access Tool (RAT) commonly known as BlackShades.

Can You Help ID These Two Suspects?


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Can you help ID these two suspects (caught on surveillance video) in an overnight break, enter and theft from a local restaurant? They made off with a cash drawer (from the cash register) that they knew was empty, along with a large quantity of ribs and wings from the freezer.

Expanded Deployment of Conducted Energy Weapons (TASERS)


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The Midland Police Services Board is requesting the community's input into the potential expansion of conducted energy weapons in the Midland Police Service.

Please take the time to read the following report and recommendation prepared by Chief Mike Osborne and complete the short survey that is linked at the bottom of this report.

Why don't we catch more of the people that steal from cars?


Thefts From Cars

Theft from a vehicle is like many other property crimes, it is opportunistic and happens very quickly, it often occurs at night when there are no witnesses, and there is rarely any evidence left behind.

A thief can open an unlocked door or smash a window, grab an item from inside, and be gone in mere seconds.

Do YOU think a 5.6% budget increase last year and a 3.7% increase this year is reasonable?


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First of all, I believe that we are an efficient agency that continues to search for long-term cost savings. I also appreciate that everything is more expensive than it used to be and policing is certainly no exception.

Is Midland Crime Going UP or DOWN?


Chief's Blog

In January of 2014 our Police Services Board engaged Oracle Poll Research Ltd. to conduct a survey of 400 Midland residents (Click to See The Results).

Canada’s Wireless Industry Launches National Stolen Device Blacklist


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"The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and its wireless carrier members announced the launch of a national blacklist of wireless devices that have been reported as lost or stolen. As announced last fall, Canada’s wireless carriers committed to implementing the blacklist to assist law enforcement agencies with their efforts to combat the theft of wireless devices.