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Honouring Andrew Hong’s Legacy

Traffic Services


The Toronto Police Service is committed to remembering Constable Andrew Hong and all that he represented when training the next generation of motorcycle officers. On September 12, 2022 while on lunchbreak at a coffee shop during joint police services training in Mississauga, Hong was fatally shot. It was the start...

Disposing of Drugs Safely

Community Partnerships and Engagement Unit
To mark International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31 and National Drug Drop-Off Month, the Toronto Police Service collaborated with Rexall, Drug Free Kids Canada and the Health Products Stewardship Association to help raise awareness about the ongoing opioid crisis in Canada and the safe disposal of medications. In the...

Guns Headed for Street Seized

33 Division
An Ottawa resident is facing 136 charges after 28 handguns were found in a North York hotel room. On August 21 at around 3 p.m., police received a call about a number of firearms discovered at a North York hotel. It is alleged that hotel staff found three firearms while...

YIPI Graduates Grateful for Summer with Toronto Police

Growing up in Toronto and having a strong sense of community fueled Daniel Betita’s desire to be a positive societal contributor. It also stimulated his interest in policing in Canada’s largest city. Completing the eight-week Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI) program reinforced Betita’s aspiration to be a cop. “The YIPI...

Summiting Himalayas for Mental Wellness

Despite bad weather, Detective Tom Comeau became the first Toronto Police Service officer to climb one of the world’s tallest mountains. He scaled Lobuche, which stands 6,119 metres above sea level in Nepal. “That went really well,” said the 51 Division officer. “It was a seven-day trek into the mountain...

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