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2nd annual National Ribbon Skirt Day

Posted on Thursday, January 04, 2024 12:50 PM

Today marks the second annual National Ribbon Skirt Day. January 4th provides all people living in Canada with an opportunity to recognize and honour the history, culture, identity and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada. 

In May 2023, the Greater Sudbury Police Service unveiled the ribbon skirt that we have adopted into our Number One Dress Uniform.

In collaboration with Indigenous community partners, Indigenous members of GSPS carefully designed and created the GSPS ribbon...

Incident on Keith Avenue - Special Investigations Unit investigating incident

Posted on Tuesday, January 02, 2024 02:24 PM

Just before 10:40 a.m. this morning, January 2, 2024, officers were dispatched to a residence on Keith Avenue in relation to an Intimate Partner Violence incident. 

When officers arrived on scene, they made entry into the residence to ensure the safety of those involved in the incident.

Upon affecting the arrest, the individual became unresponsive, and officers began life-saving measures with the assistance of City of Greater Sudbury Paramedics. Unfortunately, the individual was pronounced...

Death Investigation – Onwatin Lake Hanmer

Posted on Sunday, December 31, 2023 01:35 PM

Shortly after 10:45 a.m. this morning, December 31, 2023, a 60-year-old community member was on the ice of Onwatin Lake when witnesses saw the individual go through the ice. 

People on scene immediately attempted to provide assistance and contacted emergency responders. A coordinated response involving Police, City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services and City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services were dispatched to the area resulting in the recovery of the individual who was unconscious.


Requesting assistance to locate 30 y/o Chase Gour-Boyd and two ppl involved in assault on Durham St

Posted on Friday, December 29, 2023 02:00 PM

On December 4, 2024, 30-year-old Chase Gour-Boyd was arrested on the two arrest warrants for various charges including assault, assault with a weapon and forcible confinement in relation to two separate incidents that occurred on December 1, 2023.

We are still requesting assistance to identify two individuals involved in one of the assault. Images of the two parties are attached.

Anyone with information related to the identities of the two parties is asked to contact police at 705-675-9171...

Residential Fire on Park Avenue in Hanmer

Posted on Sunday, December 24, 2023 07:40 PM

Around 3:55 a.m. on December 23, 2023, members of the City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services and the Greater Sudbury Police Service were dispatched to an address on Park Avenue in Hanmer in relation to an explosion and residential fire.

The explosion and subsequent fire affected three houses in the area. The fire was extinguished by firefighters. 

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division are working in collaboration with members of the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office to determine the cause...