Hamilton police courthouse officer tests positive for COVID-19


Published January 9, 2021 at 6:11 pm

Hamilton police are reporting another case of COVID-19 today (Saturday, January 9).

Police say they were recently made aware that a Special Constable working in Courts has tested positive for the virus.

The member was last at work on December 29, 2020.

“HPS is working with Public Health on contact tracing,” police said.

“All close contacts have been notified.”

Hamilton police maintain offices in the city’s three courthouses to ensure a link between police and the province’s justice system.

The police also employ civilians as Special Constables to carry out security duties.

At this time, police have not disclosed which courthouse(s) the affected officer worked in.

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