Press Release - General

Is Midland Crime Going UP or DOWN?

Chief's Blog

In January of 2014 our Police Services Board engaged Oracle Poll Research Ltd. to conduct a survey of 400 Midland residents (Click to See The Results).

Canada’s Wireless Industry Launches National Stolen Device Blacklist


"The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and its wireless carrier members announced the launch of a national blacklist of wireless devices that have been reported as lost or stolen. As announced last fall, Canada’s wireless carriers committed to implementing the blacklist to assist law enforcement agencies with their efforts to combat the theft of wireless devices.

"Thank-You" Message To The Citizens Of Midland

Thank You!

I would like to take a moment and thank each and every one of you for the excellent work you are doing to help reduce crime and disorder in our beautiful town.

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'.

An Open Letter to the Citizens of Midland regarding Council’s request for an OPP Costing

Letter To Midland

Thank you for taking a moment to review my thoughts regarding this important subject. If you have any questions after reading my comments, please do not hesitate to call.

Tips To Protect Against Internet Phishing E-Mails

Social Engineering

This PDF document shows a summary of the best ways to avoid being snagged in a scammer's 'Phishing' scheme, where you get an email that purports to be from some reputable organization (a form of social engineering) and contains an attachment or link that you need to download or click on.

Can You ID These Two Vandals?


Can you help identify these two males who vandalized the new Midland Cultural Centre? The one who actually writes on the building is wearing a large black backpack, out at 1:20am, wearing an unusual narrow brimmed hat which he likely wears routinely to assert his 'individuality'. We need to talk to him about exhibiting his 'artwork' appropriately.

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!?


We are publishing this so that you might not fall victim to this sales tactic. As Always... Buyer Beware.

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.