Press Release - General

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.

Propane Tank Warning


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Public Safety Warning

Be on the look-out for propane gas cylinders that have a blue or greenish residue or corrosion appearance on and around the neck of the valve assembly. This discoloration could be a sign that the cylinder once contained a corrosive gas called Anhydrous Ammonia (used in the illegal and dangerous production of methamphetamine).

Snowmobile Enforcement and Safety Checks


Midland Police Service snowmobile officers have been enjoying the recent deluge of snow and have been taking to the local trails to conduct courtesy safety checks and to ensure that riders have valid permits and sober.

Lock Your Vehicles... This isn't Mayberry.


The Midland Police Service would like to remind the public to lock the doors to their vehicles while they are left un-attended in their driveways and public places.

Locking the doors could prevent the majority of thefts as most entered vehicles are un-locked and very few are actually damaged to gain entry.

Public Assistance Request: Assault


On the 17th of July 2007, at approximately 10:30 P.M., a lone male was walking in the area of Yonge Street and Russell Street, when 3-4 young males, and a female approached him. The male attempted to ignore the group, but was knocked to the ground where he was kicked and punched. The victim suffered a broken rib as a result of the attack.