Category Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

Weekly bulletins from our neighbourhood police department.

Neighbourhood Watch COVID-19 Update

Some web sites with COVID-19 resources and current status, local to global:

—– Forwarded Message —–
Subject: COVID-19 and Fraud
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:24:59 -0400
From: Darren Joseph <wellingtoncpc@gmail.com>

March 18, 2020: As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, watch out for associated scams. Fraudsters want to profit from consumers’ fears, uncertainties and misinformation. Fraudsters are exploiting the crisis to facilitate fraud and cyber crime.

Link to the Canadian Anti-fraud Centre – great resource:
https://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/features-vedette/2020/covid-19-eng.htm

Cst Stephanie Lemieux
Centretown Community Police Officer
Ottawa Police Service
Ph: 613-236-1222 ext. 5287
Email: lemieuxs@ottawapolice.ca

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2020-03-09

This week’s topics:

  • STEP in March – Impaired driving, School bus & zone.
  • March is Fraud Prevention Month.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2020-03-02

This week’s topics:

  • Caution to snowbilers – Snowmobilers drunk driving.

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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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