Category Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

Weekly bulletins from our neighbourhood police department.

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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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-12-02

This week’s topics:

  • STEP in December – Impaired Driving and Lane Changes.
  • Fraud targeting young people – Bad deposit using your bank card and PIN.
  • Another fraud alert – Fake shipping notifications.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-11-25

This week’s topics:

  • Dale Southwind missing.
  • Traffic stop race data reports.
  • Human Rights Learning Forum: From Recommendations to Action.
  • Help when you need it – It’s okay to ask for help.
  • Extra – Renovation Fraud.

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Trauma Resources

From: CPO-PCO <cpo-pco@ottawa.ca>
Sent: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 11:47 am
Subject: Addressing trauma: Resources to help you/ Traiter les traumatismes : des ressources pour vous aider

***Le texte français suit***

[Crime Prevention Ottawa Business Card]

Addressing trauma: Resources to help you
CPO has developed information sheets to help neighbourhoods affected by violence and trauma. Visit our website for resources and handouts for residents, community leaders and service providers, including what to do when a violent incident happens or how to help a child deal with trauma.
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-11-11

This week’s topics:

  • Aleksa Jovanovic is missing
  • Phone scam
  • Missing persons cases

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