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Statistics Canada - Conducting Survey of Emergency Preparedness & Resilience in Canada

April 23rd, 2014 - Police & the Community

Statistics Canada will be conducting the below survey in our community until June 2014.

The purpose of the Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience (SEPR) is to better understand community resilience in Canada by examining how Canadians prepare for and respond to emergencies or disasters, and how they fare on other social and economic factors related to resilience.

For more information about the survey please refer to the following link:

Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience in Canada

Thank you!




Requesting Public's Assistance in Identifying Male Suspect

Requesting Public's Assistance in Identifying Male Suspect
April 22nd, 2014 - Police & the Community



ROBBERY:   BA14016497

Barrie Police Service is asking  for the public's assistance to identify the above male.  The  male is described as:

  • male black, 6'2, muscular build, short dark curly, approximately 26 years old, scruffy goatee

If you know this person or have any information pertaining to his identity or whereabouts please contact Barrie Police Service at (705)725-7025 extension 2750 D/Cst. Howe or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Occurrence Type: Robbery
Occurrence #: BA14016497
Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 12:00pm

The Barrie Police Service is presently investigating a home invasion type robbery that occurred at approximately noon on Saturday at a Hickling Trail residence. The two male victims report that a male suspect knocked at the door and eventually pushed his way inside, the suspect was armed with a black handgun. He then threatended to shoot the two male victims, he repeatedly struck one of the victims in the head and face with the weapon. One of the victims did fight back yelling at the suspect to leave the premise. The suspect left after obtaining cash. The suspect was chased by the victims and was observed entering a vehicle which sped out of the area.

SUSPECT: male black, 6'2", 200-210 lbs with a muscular build, approximately 26-27 years old, short dark hair, facial hair, scruffy appearance wearing a "bubble" type winter vest, green long sleeved shirt, no accent.

VEHICLE: older beige or tan minivan with a licence similar to BEJV 968, there is no description of the driver of this vehicle.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Barrie Police Service Criminal Investigation Division (Detective Constable HOWE or Detective Constable STEELE) at (705) 725-7025 or Crimestoppers





Press Release - Nighttime Edition: April 22, 2014

Press Release - Nighttime Edition

BA14-018056 On the 21st of April 2014, Barrie Police attended a storage unit located in the cities west end regarding a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival police revealed that the two parties had ...
Posted April 22, 2014 | Read more

Tammy Bullock Receives Award

Tammy Bullock Receives Award
April 17th, 2014 - Police & the Community

Many thanks and congratulations to Tammy Bullock who received the Attorney General's Victim Service Award of Distinction at Queens Park.

The Attorney General's Victim Services Award of Distinction recognizes the exceptional achievement of dedicated professionals and volunteers in the field of victim services.

Tammy Bullock has been a huge support to Barrie Police Officers in helping them when dealing with victims of crime and raising awareness of victim issues.

Tammy Bullock with Attorney General Hon. Madeline Meilleur and MPP Tim Wilson.

We thank you.

Online Fraudulent Rental Advertisments

April 17th, 2014 - Fraud Alert

Barrie Police Service has received several complainants regarding online advertisements for rental apartments in the City of Barrie.   Please remember to be cautious and never give any money until you confirm the legitimacy of the contract.  Below is an example of one, notice the spelling errors and other indicators. 

Please check the link from: Consumer Information on more tips when renting a house or an apartment.


Rent :$750 per Month
Last Month Rent : $750
                                          *****RENTAL APPLICATION FORM****
                                            ( Private and Confidential )
                                     PLEASE COMPLETE IN BLOCK CAPITALS CORRECTLY

  Please answer these questions below if you are Interested
  2)Present Address(where you reside now) & Phone
  4)Are you married NOPE
  5)How many people will be living in the property 4.5 (2 couples and a toddler)
  6)Do you have a pet NO, BUT WE MAY IN THE NEAR FUTURE
  7)Do you have a car NO, BUT WE WILL IN THE NEAR FUTURE
  9)How long are you willing to stay 1 YEAR +
  10)When do you intend to move in JUNE
  11)How Many Month Rent Are You Willing To Pay ( First 1 month rent + Last Month Rent) or If You Pay (First 2 month rent + Last Month Rent And Get 1 Month Free)...So which one do you prefer 2 MONTH + LAST MONTH

We are very clean, outgoing, spontaneous, hard working individuals, as well as caring for our surroundings. We like to have fun, given we have a busy 2 year old, we do get a little rowdy sometimes, but that's what keeps the toddler monster happy.
We put a lot of effort into our days with early mornings, daycare, work and early nights. We love to cook, clean, read, colour and teach my daughter all about what the world has in store.
We hope to travel ourselves once she is old enough to take everything in, teach her, and learn ourselves of different cultures and foods.
Hope youre enjoying west Africa!



Prescription Drug Drop Off Day May 10th 2014

Prescription Drug Drop Off Day May 10th 2014
April 15th, 2014 - Police & the Community

The National/Provincial Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Coordinated through the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Substance Abuse Committee, Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day provides a convenient opportunity for Ontario residents to safely dispose of unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs.

The Barrie Police Service will be hosting this initiative in partnership with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, OPP Barrie and South Simcoe Police Service. This initiative invites citizens of our communities to attend an identified drop off location to properly dispose of unwanted or un-used medication. Our goal is to keep prescribed medication out of the hands of those that would abuse it and to have the medication properly disposed of.

  • Date: Saturday May 10th 2014
  • Location: Barrie Molson Centre 555 Mapleview Dr.
  • Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Please contact Detective Kevin McLean at 705-725-7025 ext 2301 with inquiries.

Happy Easter Barrie Food Bank - 600 Pounds Donated

Happy Easter Barrie Food Bank - 600 Pounds Donated
April 15th, 2014 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service members donated 600 pounds of food today at the Barrie Food Bank.  Be sure to drop off your donations to the Barrie Food Bank located at 42 Anne Street  for more information on what they are in need of check out the following link:

Have safe long weekend! and  thank-you to all the members who donated items.


Helping Save Lives

Helping Save Lives
April 15th, 2014 - Police & the Community

The Simcoe County 9-1-1 Management Board is hosting the 2013 Simcoe County 9-1-1 Communications Awards today, April 15th, 2014.

At 2:00 pm members of the Barrie Police Service will be in attendance at the Simcoe County Museum to receive a team Communications Award.

Cathy Clark - Chair, Simcoe County 9-1-1 Management Board and Chief Greenwood will present the Team Award to the following service members:

Mike Gould

Danielle Ballagh
Caroline Graham
Caron Smith
Christine Atkinson
Leanne Boughner



Report Minor Crime to the Barrie Police On-Line

Report Minor Crime to the Barrie Police On-Line
April 15th, 2014 - Police & the Community

Low priority crimes and property-related incidents can now be reported to Barrie Police Service online using any Internet-ready device. The link on the front page of our website will easily take a person reporting a crime through all the steps, anytime of the day.

The “COPLOGIC” system is a customer-driven application that will expedite the reporting process for our citizens as they do not have to wait for a return call from an officer or attend the police station. The system protects personal information and the online templates are easy-to-use formatted reports can be filed online at the convenience of the complainant in a matter of minutes.

The online system is capable of reporting minor police occurrences such as; lost property, theft under $5,000 from property or from a vehicle, as well as mischief or vandalism to property or a vehicle.  Theft of government-issue identification cannot be reported online.

Reports will be reviewed and approved by a Police Officer, once approved the police report will be transferred into the Barrie Police Service’s records management system, the information will form part of the ongoing statistical crime analysis program.

Media Advisory: April 14, 2014

Media Advisory

Tami Hutcheon (1970/06/02) was located by Police on the evening of April 13, 2014. after she contacted her family. She was located and found to be safe. No foul play was ...
Posted April 14, 2014 | Read more