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Crime in Hamilton

Our criminals have kept the local newspapers and authors very busy, providing an interesting past.

Murders in Hamilton

The earliest murder documented in the Hamilton area was in 1801 and the murderess became the first woman ever hanged in Ontario.

     1801 to 1899               1941 to 1960               1980 to 1989

     1900 to 1920               1961 to 1969               1990 to 1999

     1921 to 1940               1970 to 1979               2000 on ...


Parks Police

At one time there was a specialized police force that dealt with crime in Hamilton's parks.


Police Dogs

Since 1960 dogs have been used by the Hamilton Police Force to help fight crime. 


Central Library 4th Floor Closure - July 26, 2014

The Central Library's 4th Floor will be closed from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014, for a program.

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