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Exemplary youth recognized at the LPS Trailblazer Awards

Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020 07:00 PM

Exemplary youth recognized at the LPS Trailblazer Awards
An evening of inspiration to mark Black History Month

LONDON, ON (February 27, 2020) – Today, the London Police Service (LPS), its members, and the public celebrated an evening of inspiration at the 9th Annual Lewis Coray “Trailblazer Awards” in recognition of Black History Month.

This year, the ‘Trailblazer Awards’ were presented to:

  • 1st place: Donald Chakabveyo, 17, Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School
  • 2nd place: Jonelle...

LONDON POLICE DETECTIVE RECEIVES 2019 'BRIAN YOUNG AWARD'

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2019 12:00 PM

LONDON POLICE DETECTIVE RECEIVES 2019 ‘BRIAN YOUNG AWARD’

LONDON, ON (June 14, 2019) – London police Det. Amanda Pfeffer was awarded the 2019 Brian Young Award today for her work to end abuse and neglect of older adults.

Established in honour of retired London Police Service Inspector Brian Young, the award was bestowed during a special ceremony by the Elder Abuse London Middlesex Committee. Det. Pfeffer, a member of the London Police Service (LPS) since 2002, is assigned to the Financial Crimes...

LONDON ONE OF FIFTY COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE PROVINCE CELEBRATING THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS MOVEMENT

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019 12:00 PM

Kicking off the 50-day countdown to the Invitational Youth Games 

LONDON, ON (March 25, 2019) – London is one of 50 communities across Ontario celebrating Special Olympics Day today. This day honours the legacy of the last 50 years of Special Olympics, while enthusiastically looking forward to the next 50.

Members of the London Police Service (LPS) held a special ceremony recognizing longstanding supporters Chief (Ret.) Murray Faulkner and Bill Mills, and raised the Special Olympics flag...

Lisa Leckie's homicide investigation continues

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2019 12:00 PM

Murder victim’s son pleads for tips in decade-old murder
Lisa Leckie’s homicide investigation continues

LONDON, ON (March 22, 2019) – The now 18-year-old son of murder victim Lisa Leckie, and police investigators pleaded today for someone to finally bring closure to the 10-year search for her killer.

Sean Leckie, who was eight at the time of his mother’s murder, is calling for anyone with any information, even something that may seem insignificant, to come forward.

Missing Person - Shelley Joy Desrochers

Posted on Sunday, December 17, 2017 02:49 PM

The London Police Service continues to investigate the disappearance of Shelley Joy Desrochers, and is requesting the public’s assistance with locating her.

Desrochers was last seen in the City of London on January 2, 2016.   She is described as a white female, 42 years old, 5’2” tall, weighing 130lbs, with long brown hair and hazel eyes.  She has a distinctive walking style, described as “pigeon-toed.”  She has several tattoos: one on her right upper arm of a bluebird and heart,...