Project Rolston Round-Up in conjunction with Project Strong, leads to multiple arrests, seizures

This article, from April 10, has information on Project Rolston Round-Up which was created in response to a number of shootings in Ward 8 in late 2020.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

From October through December 2020, the West Mountain was one of the City’s “hotspots” when it came to gun and drug violence, especially in the Rolston neighbourhood. In response to concerns brought forth by residents and community leaders, Project Strong – and Project Rolston Round-Up – were created to respond to those concerns.

This past week, Detective Rodgers and the Hamilton Police shared the results of their months-long investigation with the community.

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New rules for Hamilton landlords aimed at keeping units cleaner and safer for renters

This article, from March 23, has details on new rules for landlords aimed to ensure the health and safety of their tenants.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City will be beefing up its property standards bylaw to make landlords more responsible for the health and safety issues of their rental properties.

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Speeding is Speeding

This March 4 article has details on an education campaign by the Hamilton Police targeting speeders in the city.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Throughout March, the City of Hamilton and Hamilton Police will be targeting motorists driving above the speed limit with a familiar education campaign: There’s no such thing as speeding a little – speeding is speeding.

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Help with the recruitment process of Hamilton’s next police chief

This article, from February 4, has details on a community survey to help appoint a new police chief.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With Chief Eric Girt set to retire from the Hamilton Police Service this month, the Police Services Board has begun the various steps required to identify and select a new Chief of Police.  

To assist the Board in the selection process, the consulting firm Odgers Berndtson has been engaged. 

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Hamilton Police Offer Tips for the Holiday Season

This article, from December 10, has a number of tips for residents this holiday season.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Whether you are out shopping for gifts or shopping from home, the Hamilton Police Service is offering tips for residents, to protect yourself from potential fraud and theft.

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Ward 8 Community Safety Meeting Available Here

This article, from November 30, contains a recording of the Ward 8 Community Safety Meeting held on November 26, 2020.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On November 26, Ward 8 residents from the Rolston neighbourhood took part in a virtual safety meeting with Councillor John-Paul Danko and Acting Sgt. Rodgers of the Hamilton Police.

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Community Safety Meeting this Thursday

This article, from November 24, contains details about an upcoming Community Safety Meeting hosted by the Ward 8 Office.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 office, along with members of the Hamilton Police, will be hosting a virtual community meeting for residents of Ward 8, most notably the Rolston area, who have seen an increase in criminal activity over the past few months this coming Thursday.

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Hamilton Police investigating shooting incidents on the Mountain

This article, from November 2, includes details of a targeted shooting which took place October 31 in the Limeridge W. area.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton Police are investigating multiple shootings on the Mountain this past weekend. One shooting, which the Hamilton Police say was targeted, occurred in the area of Limeridge Road West and Britten Close.

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Hamilton Police investigating shots fired in the Garth and Limeridge area

This article, from September 29, contains details of a recent targeted shooting in the Garth/Limeridge area.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton Police have launched an investigation following a targeted shooting in the area of Garth Street and Limeridge Road West.

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City launches 12-month pilot of Automated Speed Enforcement in school zones and community safety zones

This article, from September 23, includes a media release about a 12-month pilot of Automated Speed Enforcement in school zones and community safety zones across the city.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Back in July, the Ward 8 Office brought you details about a pilot-project the City was working on, utilizing automated speed-enforcement cameras in certain hotspots across Hamilton.

Automated Speed Enforcement set to hit city streets

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