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Police & the Community
 A Great Example of Fake News on Social Media

A Great Example of Fake News on Social Media

This document has been circulating on social media for years. Once again, it has gained attention and raised questions. This document was not created or endorsed by the Barrie Police Service....
August 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Back to School Reminders

Back to School Reminders

Back to School is an exciting time for students, but it can have some unforeseen risks. With school only a week away, it is time to teach and/or review basic back to school rules. Walking to...
August 28, 2018
Police & the Community
The Top Five Intersections for Motor Vehicle Collisions

The Top Five Intersections for Motor Vehicle Collisions

The top five intersections for motor vehicle collisions, in the City of Barrie, have been identified as; Dunlop Street West and Ferndale Drive North​​​​​​  - 13 reported collisions...
August 22, 2018
Police & the Community
A Stolen Bicycle Leads Police to a Local Pawn Shop

A Stolen Bicycle Leads Police to a Local Pawn Shop

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. a theft occurred at...
August 20, 2018
Police & the Community
The Passing of Retired K9 Tex

The Passing of Retired K9 Tex

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of retired Barrie Police Service Dog (PSD) Tex. Sadly, Tex passed away on Wednesday night, at the age of thirteen. From 2006 to 2015 he bravely...
August 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Shoplifter Slips Away with Razors and Allergy Medication

Shoplifter Slips Away with Razors and Allergy Medication

Barrie Police is looking for assistance from the public to identify a shoplifter who fled on foot into a bush area while an employee and witness were on his tail. On Wednesday, August...
August 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Recovered Property In Search of Rightful Owners

Recovered Property In Search of Rightful Owners

Barrie Police Service are in the midst of a lengthy investigation into multiple residential break and enters in our area, which has included collaborative work with neighbouring...
August 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM

Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run (OLETR) in co-operation with Special Olympics Ontario is hosting the Guardians Half Marathon & 5KM. The...
August 9, 2018
Police & the Community
August is National Drug Drop Off Month

August is National Drug Drop Off Month

Police across Canada urge all Canadians to help prevent unnecessary tragedies from occurring. Medication in the home is the leading cause of poisoning in children. Small amounts of adult...
August 2, 2018
Police & the Community
World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

Human trafficking is a crime and human rights abuse that’s sometimes referred to as “modern day slavery.” There are different types of human trafficking that takes place in...
July 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Operation Dry Water: A Collaborative Approach with The Canadian Safe Boating Council

Operation Dry Water: A Collaborative Approach with The Canadian Safe Boating Council

Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways. In 2018, the Canadian Safe Boating Council along with the Barrie Police Service are also...
July 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Sleight of Hand Theft Lands in Barrie

Sleight of Hand Theft Lands in Barrie

Barrie Police is warning the public about a new sleight of hand theft that has now targeted a victim in the Barrie area. On Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at approximately 2:30 pm the victim was...
July 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

A lengthy investigation has led Barrie Police to seek public assistance to identify a female responsible for a fraud using a stolen credit card. On Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at approximately 6:40...
July 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Cybertip.ca Alert: Cake app

Cybertip.ca Alert: Cake app

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, through its Cybertip.ca program, wants to make parents aware of the app Cake – Live Stream Video Chat and its risks for teens after recently learning...
July 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Kijiji Scam Involving the Sale of a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Kijiji Scam Involving the Sale of a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Barrie Police are cautioning people of a fraud scam that a few citizens of Barrie have fallen victim to over the past week.  The scam involves a Kijiji ad selling a Chevrolet pick up truck...
July 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Fraud Alert - Door-To-Door Terry Fox Scam

Fraud Alert - Door-To-Door Terry Fox Scam

The Barrie Police Service is warning local residents after being alerted that scammers are going to door-to-door and asking for pledges in the name of Terry Fox. Police have received reports...
July 23, 2018
Police & the Community
CRA Scammers Hiding Behind Barrie Police and other Official Phone Numbers

CRA Scammers Hiding Behind Barrie Police and other Official Phone Numbers

The Barrie Police Service is warning local residents after being alerted that scammers are using the Barrie police’s phone number as part of a never-ending Canada Revenue Scam (CRA)....
July 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seek ID of Suspect and Location of Missing Bike

Police Seek ID of Suspect and Location of Missing Bike

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a bicycle thief and recover the stolen property for a victim who is without his mode of transportation for the summer months. On Sunday, June 17th...
July 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Recent Phone Scam Circulating Barrie

Recent Phone Scam Circulating Barrie

Barrie Police would like to warn citizens of Barrie of a recent phone scam that has been brought to our attention.  Over the last 48 hours, our Alternate Response Unit has received multiple...
July 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Early Morning Armed Robbery

Early Morning Armed Robbery

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying four suspects following a gas station convenience store robbery. On Friday, June 29, 2018, just after 2:00...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Warn of Extortion on Pornographic Websites

Police Warn of Extortion on Pornographic Websites

Investigators with the Barrie Police Crimes Against Persons Unit are warning the public, especially men about an alleged online extortion scam. The scam involves suspects creating fake female...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Planning a Boat Trip this Weekend

Planning a Boat Trip this Weekend

Getting ready for a boat trip this long weekend? If you are hitting the waterways ensure you have all the correct information you need to make your holiday weekend a safe and enjoyable...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
This Canada Day Long Weekend Celebrate Safely

This Canada Day Long Weekend Celebrate Safely

This long-weekend Canadians will be celebrating Canada’s Birthday.  In keeping with Canadian tradition, fireworks displays will be taking place across the country and overseen by...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Woman Sought for Theft at Zehrs Market

Woman Sought for Theft at Zehrs Market

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a woman following a theft that occurred on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The theft had been captured on video surveillance from...
June 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Two Males Wanted for Label Frauds

Two Males Wanted for Label Frauds

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify two males responsible for an ongoing team fraud which involved false labels and distraction techniques. Barrie Police were called to Canadian Tire...
June 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Play video for Message From Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood
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Message From Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood

Media Press Conference: Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm Location: Barrie Police Service, 29 Sperling Drive Barrie Message from Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood: "On Friday...
June 26, 2018
Police & the Community
Constable  Sarah  Bamford and  Sergeant  Peter  Leon  Honoured with the Catherine  Martin  Award  of  Excellence  in  Media  Relations

Constable Sarah Bamford and Sergeant Peter Leon Honoured with the Catherine Martin Award of Excellence in Media Relations

(Toronto, ON) – Ontario’s police leaders are proud to announce that Constable  Sarah  Bamford of the Barrie Police Service and Sergeant Peter  Leon  of the Ontario...
June 13, 2018
Police & the Community
UPDATE: Two Suspects Wanted After Break and Enter and Theft of Two Vehicles

UPDATE: Two Suspects Wanted After Break and Enter and Theft of Two Vehicles

UPDATE: Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 Barrie Police Service received a call from Waterloo Regional Police after the 1999 Ford F350 stolen from an address on Garabaldi Drive...
June 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Look to ID Repeat Pump and Dash Customer

Police Look to ID Repeat Pump and Dash Customer

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male who has spent the last six (6) months pumping gas and driving off without paying. On Sunday, May 26th, 2018 at approximately 12:50 pm the male suspect...
June 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Three Sea-Doos Stolen in Nighttime Theft

Three Sea-Doos Stolen in Nighttime Theft

On Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at approximately 10:25 pm three (3) suspects were caught on video surveillance entering St. Onge Recreation located at 65 Hart Drive, in the City of Barrie.  A white...
May 30, 2018