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Media relations officers

York Regional Police media relations officers are the public voice of the police service. Media relations officers issue hundreds of media releases each year, in addition to attending community events and the scenes of major incidents to liaise with the media and ensure our community receives accurate and timely information.

Contact us

Our Media Relations Unit operates from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For media inquiries, contact us at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 2664 or email

For after-hours inquiries, call the Real-Time Operations Centre at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7072.

Conduct for engagement

We are dedicated to ensuring the safety of our community and our members. We do not tolerate any abusive, threatening or harassing content, including profanity.

York Regional Police will not tolerate any hate speech. We define hate speech as language used to dehumanize, segregate, threaten or intimidate specific groups. We will not tolerate the use of slurs or any other offensive language that perpetuates harmful stereotypes.