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Congratulations to Sault Ste. Marie Police Service - Recipient of the Championing Change Paddle

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 09:15 AM

This year, Greater Sudbury Police Service hosted its 2nd annual Truth and Reconciliation Relay with over 1,000 participants from 41 organizations. 
The goal of our Truth and Reconciliation Relay is to raise awareness on Residential Schools, in particular the “Calls to Action” brought forward by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This initiative provided the opportunity to have open and honest conversations about the unimaginable trauma experienced by Indigenous children and...

RufDiamond Ltd. Fat Truck Saves the Day

Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023 10:48 AM

Fat truck saves the day!

Throwback to Wednesday, November 8th, 2023. On that evening, Greater Sudbury had received a torrential downpour of snow. GSPS received a call for service around 9:30 p.m. in relation to two ATV riders who were stranded in the bush area East of MR 80, North of Maley Drive. Throughout their ride, the two riders had become separated and could not find their way back due to the poor weather conditions and lack of visibility. 

One rider was able to eventually walk to the...

Seeking information related to suspicious residential fire on Orell Street

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 02:59 PM

Just before 5:15 a.m. on November 13, 2023, officers were dispatched to a residential building on Orell Street in Garson in relation to a suspicious fire.

Information provided was that City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services had attended the scene and Firefighters determined the fire to be suspicious.

Prior to the residents being alerted to the fire by the fire alarms inside the residence, an unknown suspicious person dressed in dark clothing was seen in the vicinity of the building.

No one was...

Officers charge four drivers with Impaired Driving on Friday night

Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 02:28 PM

Officers charge four drivers with Impaired Driving on Friday night

Community members should expect to see our officers conducting Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) checks #AnywhereAnytime.

On Friday night, November 10, 2023, members of our Traffic Management Unit with assistance from Patrol Operations conducted R.I.D.E. checks on Frood Road, Lorne Street, Regent Street and in the downtown core.

As a result of the R.I.D.E. checks, officers charged three drivers with impaired driving.


UPDATE – Located deceased - Requesting assistance to locate wanted party – 47-year-old Rick Jones

Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023 03:56 PM


Around 10:30 a.m. this morning, November 11, 2023, members of our Search and Rescue Unit located 47-year-old, Rick Jones deceased in the wooded area West of McNeil Boulevard, North of the railway tracks while conducting an evidence search in relation to the murder of Carol Fournier. 

A post-mortem will be conducted through the Coroner’s Office on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, to assist in determining the cause of death, however at this time foul play is not suspected.

In consultation with...