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GSPS Members Earn Ontario Women in Law Enforcement (OWLE) Awards

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2024 08:53 AM

On Friday, May 3, 2024, the Ontario Women in Law Enforcement (OWLE) hosted its annual Awards Gala in Brampton honouring female police service members from across the province in Major Award Categories and through Length of Service Awards. 

A number of GSPS members received Length of Service Awards for having served 25- and 30-years in the policing profession.

Members of the Sweeney Homicide Investigative Team; Retired Staff Sergeant Sandy Dicaire, Retired Detective Sergeant Sharon O’Brien, Dana...

Police investigating threat at l’École secondaire catholique l’Horizon

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2024 02:36 PM


As a result of the investigation, officers have identified the youth believed to be responsible for the message written in a bathroom at l’École secondaire catholique l’Horizon.

The student has been arrested and charged with Uttering Threats and Mischief – Interrupt or Interfere with Lawful Use, Enjoyment, or Operation of Property. Based on the investigation and in consultation with administration and the youth’s parent, the youth has been referred to a diversion program under the Youth...

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2024 01:50 PM

The violence experienced by Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people in Canada is a national tragedy.

May 5 is the National Day for Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S), also known as Red Dress Day. On this day, the nation honours the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people and supports grieving families and community healing. 

On Friday, May 3rd, the Greater Sudbury Police Service, in...

GSPS Motor Officers take home 1st and 2nd place at Palmetto Police Motorcycle Skills Competition

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2024 09:24 AM

From April 24-27th, 2024, GSPS Cst. Andrew Hinds and S/Sgt. Guy Renaud represented Team Canada at the Palmetto Police Motorcycle Skills Challenge in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 

In total, there were 87 police riders from across the southern states, who practice and ride all year long.

Living in Greater Sudbury with the long winters we have, Cst. Hinds and S/Sgt. Renaud had not been on a motorcycle since last fall, with no opportunity to practice before the event.

Cst. Hinds won 1st place in the...

DEU seizes over $40,000 in illicit drugs during search warrant on Pine Street

Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2024 02:16 PM

On May 2, 2024, Detectives from the Greater Sudbury Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) concluded an investigation regarding individuals from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) who were believed to be trafficking illicit drugs in Greater Sudbury.

Detectives from the Integrated Crime Section of our Criminal Investigation Division, along with the assistance of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU), K-9 Unit and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-led Provincial Guns & Gangs Enforcement Team...