Press Release - General

Graffiti & Tagging - A Parent's Guide


Is Your Child A Tagger?

Tagging is not an art form or about expressing oneself. It is vandalism and the destruction of private and public property. Tagging is any unauthorized marking, etching, scratching, drawing, painting or defacing of any surface of public, private, real or personal property. Parents... you may be held liable $$$$ for your children's 'artwork'.

An Open Letter to the Citizens of Midland regarding Council’s request for an OPP Costing


Letter To Midland

Thank you for taking a moment to review my thoughts regarding this important subject. If you have any questions after reading my comments, please do not hesitate to call.

Tips To Protect Against Internet Phishing E-Mails


Social Engineering

This PDF document shows a summary of the best ways to avoid being snagged in a scammer's 'Phishing' scheme, where you get an email that purports to be from some reputable organization (a form of social engineering) and contains an attachment or link that you need to download or click on.

Can You ID These Two Vandals?


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Can you help identify these two males who vandalized the new Midland Cultural Centre? The one who actually writes on the building is wearing a large black backpack, out at 1:20am, wearing an unusual narrow brimmed hat which he likely wears routinely to assert his 'individuality'. We need to talk to him about exhibiting his 'artwork' appropriately.

Lottery Fraud Scam


Phone and mail scams typically target senior citizens

Midland residents beware of persons calling stating that they have won a lottery. The callers target vulnerable victims, telling them they have won a large sum of money. The caller will tell the victim that they need to wire money to them in order to claim the prize. The location of the wires can be out of country or in country.

Buyer Beware - LCD Projectors & Home Theatre Sales From Back Of Truck? Really!?


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We are publishing this so that you might not fall victim to this sales tactic. As Always... Buyer Beware.

911 Pocket Dials A Nuisance


Pocket Dials Cost Us All

Midland Police Service is joining voices with countless other police services asking for your assistance in reducing an ever-increasing number of nuisance 911 calls placed by cellphones stored in pockets, purses and bags. These 911 'pocket dials' calls usually result from an object depressing a key on the cellphone's keyboard that is programmed to dial 911 in the case of emergencies.

Personal Mobility Scooters - Safety On The Roads


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The Midland Police Service would like to remind the public that during inclement weather, citizens of Midland who utilize personal mobility devices may be using the roadway.

These scooters are to utilize the sidewalks where possible, but when citizens are not able to use the sidewalk, the law permits them to ride on the left side of the roadway facing traffic.

Midland Police Service Board Releases Strategic Plan


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The Midland Police Services Board has released the 2014-2016 Strategic Business Plan overview. You can download a digital copy online or request a printed copy by dropping by our offices during business hours, calling (705) 526-5766 or via e-mail / mail.

Local Student Wins Safety Patroller Award


Safety Patrollers

The Midland Police will be taking two Safety Patrollers from Midland to the Annual CAA Safety Patrol Leadership Camp held in Oshawa. From July 15 to July 18 Safety Patrollers from the South Central Region will be taking part in team building exercises, as well as training for School Bus Patrollers and School Foot Patrollers. On Friday, July 18, there will be awards presented.