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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Investigation after shots fired in Rolston Neighbourhood

This article, from August 18, contains information regarding the recent shooting in Ward 8 and a message from the CEO of CityHousing Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Police are investigating an incident in the area of Elgar Avenue and Limeridge Road West, after Hamilton Police received reports of shots being fired in the area on Sunday evening.

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Is speeding a concern in your neighbourhood?

This article, from August 4, contains information related to an increase in aggressive driving in residential neighbourhoods and a message from Councillor Danko.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

One concern from residents that we hear regularly about at the Ward 8 office is speeding in residential neighbourhoods, putting many at risk.

We’ve had an increase of reports of local drivers speeding during the pandemic, as there are fewer cars on the road and it seems some are taking advantage of that fact.

Below we’ve provided information on who to call when you encounter aggressive/speeding drivers and also a message from Councillor John-Paul Danko on an initiative he has started with Traffic Operations regarding the addressing of Neighbourhood Traffic Calming.

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Discussion between two groups turned into fatal brawl: Hamilton Police

This article, from July 20, includes information related to the serious altercation that took place recently in Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

What has been described by Hamilton Police as a planned discussion between a group from Hamilton and a group from Peel turned violent in the early hours of July 19, resulting in the death of a man from Peel.

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