Category Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

Weekly bulletins from our neighbourhood police department.

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2020-02-10

This week’s topics:

  • Break and enter alert.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2020-02-03

This week’s topics:

  • STEP in February – Lane changes and red light running.
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2020-01-27

This week’s topics:

  • Hate Crimes section back at OPS – Online reporting & anyone can report graffiti now.
  • 27-year-old Avipsha Basnyat missing.
  • 100 new officers to be hired by OPS.
  • International Snowmobile Safety Week – Main accident causes: impaired, speed, off trail.
  • Package theft – tips (no, not for how to steal :-).

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2020-01-20

This week’s topics:

  • Polar Plunge 2020.
  • 2020 Thomas G. Flanagan S.C. Scholarship Award.
  • Three new Neighbourhood Resource Teams.

Please welcome Alexandra Evershed as our new block captain on Cowley Avenue between Pontiac and Clearview. If you see something on her block, please let her know.
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2020-01-13

This week’s topics:

  • Protect your vehicle from theft – Locks can be easily broken.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2020-01-06

This week’s topics:

  • STEP in January – Tailgating and stop signs.
  • Beware of thin ice – Rivers and lakes.
  • New records check fee – Volunteers too.
  • Taking a winter vacation? – Break-ins, tips.
  • Safety for seniors – Tips about things from scams to abuse.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-12-09

This week’s topics:

  • SIM card swapping – Fraud using a phone/text account hijack technique.
  • Extended hours for Front Desk Services.

If you’re interested in helping out, see our Neighbourhood Watch Page.

– Alex

The Ottawa Police Service is helping with #PurseProject4 until December 15th to refill already donated purses with personal hygiene products for women in need.
[Poster for the Re-fill a Purse project]
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