Category Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

Weekly bulletins from our neighbourhood police department.

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-08-14

This week’s topics:

  • Message from Chief Bordeleau – Uniforms or not, in Pride parade.
  • Good Samaritan motorist assaulted – It’s a trap!
  • Automatic License Plate Recognition update – Many caught.
  • Seven witnesses wanted – Murder witnesses.
  • STEP in August – Impaired driving and roundabouts.
  • Bicycle vandalism – Hintonburg area, please report.

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Neighbourhood Watch Tips

Several collections of tips have been posted to the Ottawa Neighbourhood Watch web site, worth a look if you don’t already know them:

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We are involved in many programs designed to educate the public before a crime ever occurs. We do this by creating community partnerships that prevent crimes from occurring. This improves the quality of life for everyone. Your Home Your Community Keep It Safe! Join Your Local Neighbourhood Watch.

P.S. Still looking for a volunteer to do the coordination (mostly information sharing) for Champlain Park. More at

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-07-17

This week’s topics:

  • Paving scam – Get it in writing.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-07-10

This week’s topics (and a couple of other things afterwards):

  • STEP in July – Red lights and bicycles.
  • Break-in on Wellington – Red Robbing Hood.
  • Missing male – Older guy left home July 5.
  • Missing male – Left without his meds.

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Theft from Vehicles

Just a reminder (previously mentioned) to cut down on losses from theft from vehicles, don’t leave valuables inside.

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That post also mentions holding on to garage door openers. I assume that is to stop the thief from stealing your car, driving to your house, and opening the garage door.

– Alex

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-06-26

This week’s topics:

  • Mary Papatsie still missing.
  • Regulated Interactions (Street Checks) – New rules.
  • OPS 2016 Annual Report.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-06-19

This week’s topics:

  • Be on the lookout – Door to door furnace “inspectors”.
  • OPS Gala beneficiaries – Charities selected.

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