Ontario Provincial Police

Ontario Police Use ‘what3words’ Location App to Rescue Missing Hikers

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) last week rescued a group of three hikers who went missing in Halfway Provincial Park, thanks largely in part to the "what3words" app — reports CTV News. what3words is a free-to-use location app that assigns a unique, three-word string to every three squared metres of the planet. Three-word strings from the...

Canadian Police to Use Text Messages to Solve Murder Case

In a recent news release, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has revealed its plans to text about 7,500 mobile phones that were in the area where the body of a murdered man was discovered in December last year. The police is hoping this new "innovative technique” will help it find somebody who may have information about the murder...