General Interest

Records Service Hours


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Our records service hours are: Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (excluding statutory holidays)

  • Police Criminal Record Checks
  • Police Information Checks
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Checks
  • Taxi Driver Licences
  • Civil Fingerprints

Beware Online Lottery Scams


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A local resident reports that the "Facebook Lottery Scam" is making the rounds again. You will get an online chat from some contact that you added at some point (in this case it was a friend whose account was hacked) who alerts you to the fact they just won some large amount of money in the Facebook lottery. You are surprised to learn there is a lottery.

Fireworks - What You Need To know


Fireworks

We are reminding you that the use of fireworks is prohibited anywhere in the Town of Midland (except your own property or private property where you have consent of the owner) without a licence and associated regulatory insurance / expertise. Bylaw 2007-8 came into effect May14th 2007.

How To Spot An E-Mail Phishing Scam In 5 Seconds


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Here is a sure-fire way to spot an e-mail "phishing" scam in 5 seconds. Look at the attached scam email that came in to my inbox today.

You know it's 99.9% a scam when...

Autism Registry - Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Autism Registry?

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'.

Midland Police Launches CrimePlot New Crime Mapping Tool


Midland Police launches CrimePlot.com as tool for the community to visualize crime and police calls for service.

We have just launched a new crime mapping tool that is publicly available at http://www.crimeplot.com/agency/1/midland-police-service.html. This new website (CrimePlot.com) is owned and managed by the Midland Police Service.

Santa Claus / Christmas Parade A Success


Santa Claus Parade

What seemed like 'All' of Midland lined King Street this past Saturday for the annual Midland Civitan Christmas Parade. The parade kicked off from Little Lake Park Road and headed North up King Street to Bayshore at the waterfront. Once again, Midland Police Service had partnered with Central North Correctional Centre's team in their shop and vocational programs for our yearly themed float.

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.