Welcome to Port Hope Police Service
I would like to welcome you to the Port Hope Police Service's website. Here you will find links and other information such as our services to the public, crime prevention and our latest press releases to assist us to stay connected to our residents and visitors alike.
Our police officers and civilian support staff are very proud to provide excellent community-based policing services to this great Municipality. We work hard every day to ensure the safety and quality of day-to-day life expected by the citizens of Port Hope.
Bear sightings reported
On the 26th of April Port Hope Police received two complaints of a bear being seen in the urban Municipality. At 6:30am a reported was received that a bear was wondering in the Caroline and Ontario Street and shortly after 9:00pm in the Cumberland Street area. Sightings of the bear were recorded on social media in the Highland Dr area north of the High school. In each case when Police officers arrived on scene the bear could not be observed. Port Hope Police are advising citizens to be aware of this issue when out walking and or exercising their pets. There have been four reported complaints to Port Hope Police since late March in the Croft Street and Elgin Street areas and Eldorado Place now Caroline and Ontario Streets and Cumberland Street and Highland Drive.
The below link is a government web site on bear encounters and safety. The Ministry has been contacted.
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