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    The Owen Sound Police Service is recruiting for the position of Police Constable.
    Applications from experienced police officers are not being considered at this time.

    All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for a police officer as identified in the 
    Ontario Police Services Act. In addition, candidates must possess a valid Ontario driver’s licence 
    (Class G or higher), have no criminal convictions and be certified in standard First Aid and CPR 
    (Level “C”).

    Applicants must also possess a valid OACP Constable Selection System certificate prior to offer of 
    employment on December 1st, 2019. Those selected for an interview will be required to attend Owen 
    Sound at their own expense. Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon 
    request, in relation to materials or processes to be used throughout the hiring process.

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NOBODY INJURED DURING TRUCK FIRE

Posted on October 9, 2019

Emergency Services personnel responded to the area of 2nd Avenue East at 13th Street East, Owen Sound for a pick up truck which had caught fire.  The Owen Sound Fire Department arrived at 8:30 p.m. to find the truck fully engulfed, however they were able to extinguish the fire and protect a business which had been exposed based on the truck’s location.  The Owen Sound police investigation revealed that a family had been travelling in the late model vehicle, when the smell of rubber burning and subsequent smoke entering the cabin of the truck caused the driver to pull over.  The three occupants along with their dog exited the vehicle prior to it catching on fire.  Fortunately a passing motorist was flagged down and assisted by calling 9-1-1.  That same citizen assisted the family get to shelter at a local chiropractic office as one of the occupants began to have medical issues.  Staff at that office then assisted the family until Grey County Paramedics attended and treated the local woman before transporting her to hospital.  There is nothing to suggest foul play in this matter.  OSFD Captain Wayne Flood stated “The cause of the fire is believed to be electrical”.