Category Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

Weekly bulletins from our neighbourhood police department.

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-05-15

Subject: Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for May 15, 2017
Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 14:21:31 -0400
From: Dawn Neilly <wellingtoncpc@gmail.com>

The Ottawa Police Service will be on the lookout for drivers in violation of the one -metre safe passing of cyclists legislation in the coming weeks.
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-05-08

This week’s topics:

  • Bike safety – Rules and suggestions.
  • 2017 Community Police Awards Ceremony.
  • 2017 Police Week events – May 14 to 20, theme is: Working Together for Safer Communities.
  • STEP in May – Motorcycles and defective vehicles.

In other news, police record checks are now preferably done online, see https://www.ottawapolice.ca/en/contact-us/Police-Record-Checks.asp
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-05-01

This week’s topics:

  • Bike safety – Info card available for store owners to attach to new bikes.
  • Crime reporting by phone – Now just a single phone number (613-236-1222) for non-emergency calls.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-04-24

This week’s topics:

  • Missing female.
  • Have you seen this woman? – ATM charitable theft, scam tips.
  • OPS Information Session and PREP Test Workshop.
  • Share the Road!
  • Report hate crimes on line.
  • Statement by Chief Charles Bordeleau – Handling demonstrations.
  • Break and enters on increase – Sign of spring, photos of stolen items useful in this day of social media.

There’s also a press release about successful Beech Street drug and weapons crime arrests.
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Threatening Letters Advisory

Subject: Police advisory / Avertissement de la police
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:57:36 -0400
From: Dawn Neilly <wellingtoncpc@gmail.com>

The Ottawa Police Service Criminal Investigations Section has received numerous public complaints about threatening letters received by mail at their home address.
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-04-10

This week’s topics:

  • Online reporting session tomorrow – Info session April 11 at 7 Bayview road.
  • Stranger danger – Classic suspicious man in Blossom Park story.

Additionally there’s a post on the Ottawa Neighbourhood Watch site pointing out http://www.crimepreventionottawa.ca/Media/Content/files/Get%20involved/Articles/Protect%20yourself%20from%20fraud-article-2017.pdf which is an article about online scams, particularly ones relevant this tax season.
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-04-03

This week’s topics:

  • Online reporting – Theft and other reports can be submitted online; info session April 11.

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