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13 november 2020

Hostage taking on Saint-Laurent | The SPVM confirms no threat detected

This Friday afternoon, the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) deployed a large number of resources to answer a call for a… (...)

22 september 2020

Project Trinité | 17 persons are formally charged

The SPVM assures greater police visibility in 5 Montréal neighbourhoods Montréal, September 22, 2020 — The Director of the… (...)

21 july 2020

E=MC2: an innovative partnership serving people who are homeless (spokespersons available for interview)

Montréal, July 21, 2020. - The neighbourhood police station (PDQ) 21 of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), the… (...)

03 july 2020

Arrest of 7 suspects said to be linked to the SATG criminal group

An investigation by the Section des enquêtes criminelles Nord of the SPVM, following a theft committed during the night of May 2 to 3… (...)

15 june 2020

The SPVM proceeds to reopen its public service counters

Montréal, June 15, 2020 — The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal is proceeding, effective today, to reopen all the service… (...)

15 june 2020

Dare to Act Against Elder Mistreatment

As part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) and its partners call on the vigilance of… (...)

22 april 2020

Fraud: Spoofing of SPVM telephone numbers

Some scammers are using telephone numbers from government departments, including those of the SPVM, to try to extort money from citizens. To trick… (...)

10 april 2020

New method to report a COVID-19-related situation

Citizens residing on the Île de Montréal are now invited to visit the SPVM website to complete an online report regarding a situation… (...)

23 january 2020

One of the ten most wanted criminals in Quebec arrested in the United States

One of the ten most wanted criminals in Quebec, Parthasarthie Kapoor, was arrested on Monday January 20 in the United States after being on the… (...)

18 december 2019

First Safe Trading Zone in Montréal

Montréal, December 18, 2019 – To help prevent fraud, the SPVM has set up a safe trading zone for those buying and selling online via… (...)