Traffic Services officers are responsible for enforcing the Highway Traffic Act, investigating serious and fatal collisions as well as working to prevent collisions.
There are several sections to the Traffic Services unit:
- Detective Office
- Collision Reconstruction
- Highway Patrol
- Traffic Safety Programs
Guided by the City of Toronto Vision Zero Road Safety Plan, Traffic Services is a partner in keeping out busy and dynamic streets safe in partnership with public agencies and the community.
In his 23 years on the job, Sergeant Dean Rodney has been involved in physical confrontations when responding to emergencies and trying to make arrests. “This comes with the work you do,” he said, of having to fend off an assault. Facing a suspect with a knife in a Scarborough...
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...
A Toronto traffic enforcement team that targets driving behaviours responsible for the most serious types of collisions across the city has been recognized for their work to keep streets safe. The Toronto Police Service 2022 Vision Zero Enforcement Team (VZET) is the recipient of this year’s Ontario Association of Chiefs...
Constable Andrew Hong’s is now engraved alongside hundreds police officers who died in the line of duty. The 24th annual Ontario Police Memorial Ceremony of Remembrance at Queen’s Park was held on May 7, honouring Constable Hong, along with Ontario Provincial Police Constable Greg Pierzchala, South Simcoe Police Constables Morgan...
The Toronto Police Service (TPS) is supporting the expansion of the City of Toronto Traffic Agents program to make streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists and keep car traffic moving. As special constables, Traffic Agents are empowered by the Province of Ontario to actively manage traffic at intersections in Toronto....
Vision Zero Action Plan
A five year Vision Zero road safety plan has been developed to reduce traffic accidents and injuries on the streets of Toronto.
What to do when Pulled Over by the Police
A Police Officer may pull a driver over for a variety of reasons. As a result, there are many actions drivers should be be aware of if pulled over or issued a ticket.