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  • Youth in Policing Initiative

    The Owen Sound Police Service is now accepting applications for Youth in Policing, Summer Students positions.

    This employment opportunity is in partnership with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI). This employment opportunity will be based on 16-20 hours per week for the months of July and August, 2023 (8 continuous weeks).

    The YIPI program is designed to enhance relationships between police and the communities they serve by developing positive working relationships and to promote youth participation and exposure to the policing work environment through educational and productive work assignments within the Owen Sound Police Service.

    The YIPI students will develop skills in delivering information on crime prevention and understanding the important role of community policing and peer to peer youth engagement.


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General News
On May 27th, 2023 an Owen Sound woman contacted police to report that her wallet had been stolen in a distraction theft.
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Male Arrested in Stabbing Incident
On Tuesday May 16, 2023 just before 9:00 am the Owen Sound Police Service arrested a male party in connection with the stabbing which occurred on May 14th near 6th Ave. E.
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Male Stabbed in Altercation
On Sunday May 14, 2023 at approximately 7:15 pm a violent altercation occurred between two males on the street near 6th Ave. E. and 19th St.
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Traffic, Roads & Recreation


When consuming alcohol, even one drink can be enough to reduce your ability to react when driving.  The effects of alcohol include slowed reflexes and blurred or double vision. A delay in reaction time Read more

Public Safety


Any prescription medication or illicit street drug can alter your ability to react when driving.  Drugs can cause a person to become drowsy Read more

Texting takes just a second

and so does taking a life
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Simple Tips for a Safe Bus Ride

A school bus is one of the safest ways to travel, however injuries can occur and are often when children are getting on or off the bus. Read more

Safety & Strangers

It is important that children understand the importance of being careful, how to deal with people they do not know, and how to handle specific situations with strangers. Read more

Theft Prevention & Bike Safety

It is important to know the rules and guidelines of safe cycling. We've compiled a list of tips and tricks for theft prevention and safe biking. Read more

Tips to Stop ATM Fraud

Using an ATM is a convenient way to conduct financial transactions but you need to use caution to ensure your account is secure. Use these steps to protect yourself. Read more

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  • United Way of Bruce Grey

  • The Dock

  • Grey Bruce Health Services

  • City of Owen Sound Council Members

  • Owen Sound & District Chamber of Commerce

  • Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board

  • Bluewater District School Board

  • Bayshore Broadcasting

  • Victim Witness Assistance Program

  • Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce

  • Owen Sound Downtown Improvement Area

  • YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

  • Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth

  • Keystone Youth & Family Services

  • Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 6

  • Grey Bruce Health Unit

  • Grey County Social Services

  • The Salvation Army - Owen Sound