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Horse Barn Mischiefs

Posted on August 3, 2022

Between June and July of 2022, the Community Oriented Response and Enforcement Unit (C.O.R.E), of the Owen Sound Police Service, conducted an investigation into numerous and ongoing acts of mischief to the building known as the “Horse Barn” on the fair-grounds property. Numerous public complaints regarding spray painting and other damage had been received.

Officers Kept Busy With Motor Vehicle Collisions

Posted on August 3, 2022

Owen Sound Police were kept busy on Friday night responding to 4 separate motor vehicle collisions.

Shortly after 6:00 p.m., officers responded to a collision at the intersection of 14th Street West and 2nd Avenue West involving two motor vehicles. 3 people were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police are requesting anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact Constable Bill Ringel 519-376-1234 ext 162.

Vehicle Recovered From Georgian Bay

Posted on July 24, 2022

In the early morning hours of 21JUL2022, the Owen Sound Police Service responded to the west harbour wall regarding a vehicle that had entered the waters of Georgian Bay.

Recovery efforts were commenced by the Owen Sound Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police, Owen Sound Fire Department and Grey County EMS. The vehicle was recovered by the Ontario Provincial Police, Underwater Search and Rescue Team and a 38-year-old Owen Sound woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Foul play is not suspected in the death of the woman.


Posted on July 24, 2022

A Bruce County man is awaiting a bail hearing after being arrested this afternoon by Owen Sound Police. Shortly after 2:00 p.m. a citizen phoned 911 after observing a male in the 900 block of 2nd Avenue West with an axe who was damaging property. Police responded immediately and located the 45 year-old male exiting a property with the axe in his hand. Through tactical communication police were able take the male into custody without incident and the axe was seized.

Experienced Part-Time Dispatcher

Posted on July 24, 2022

The Owen Sound Police Service requires an experienced part-time Dispatcher. Under the direction of their supervisor, this position will be responsible for administrative and emergency call-taking and dispatching in the computerized Communications Centre for police and fire departments. This position involves shift work, including days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

To be considered for this position, the applicant must;


Posted on July 24, 2022

The Owen Sound Police Service has a requirement for a Cell Block Monitor, who will be responsible for the monitoring and safeguarding of all persons in custody with the Owen Sound Police Service. This position will also be responsible, when not monitoring prisoners, for Criminal Record Verifications utilizing the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and local Records Management Systems. This is a part-time position with varying hours up to thirty-six (36) per week, working both day and night shifts.

This posting is open to all employees and the public.

Strategic Crime Analyst – Part Time

Posted on July 27, 2022

To conduct research and analysis for the development and implementation of administrative, operational, and strategic plans, and performance management initiatives within the Owen Sound Police Service (OSPS), assess goals-based projects and initiatives, and to assist in the coordination and integration of city-wide crime analysis. This is part-time position and may involve occasional overtime

Impaired Driver Arrested

Posted on July 24, 2022

On June 5th, 2022, prior to bar closing, members of the Owen Sound Police Service Community Response and Enforcement Unit and a Compliance Inspector of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario were conducting compliance checks of the licenced establishments in the area of the River District.

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