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Posted On Friday, December 21, 2018

By Cst. Sean Ralph and Cst. Michel Vandal, December 2018
Despite education campaigns like our own  Leave the Phone Alone   and ongoing enforcement, distracted driving is the number one cause of injuries and deaths on Ontario roadways. 
For some reason, drivers aren’t getting the message about just how dangerous driving distracted is.
Why should you put the phone away while driving?
You are 23 times more likely to be involved in a collision...

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Posted On Wednesday, December 19, 2018

By Sgt. Andrew Pidcock, December 2018
My favourite time of the year is coming up!  The Holiday Season is a time to share with loved ones.  Many of you will be staying home to celebrate and others will be travelling to visit loved ones near and far.  Many will be busy shopping for gifts right up to the last minute!  
Unfortunately this can also be a busy time of year for those who may be looking at taking advantage of these traditions.  
Here...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Byward Market BearOne of my favourite things about living here in the National Capital Region is that I can drive for 15 minutes in almost any direction and find myself away from the concrete jungle and in nature.  Like many who live in the NCR, I enjoy a multitude of outdoor sports and recreational activities. 
Although the proximity to the natural world is one of the most attractive features of the region, it doesn’t come without consequence. Whether it is due to human encroachment...

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Posted On Wednesday, August 15, 2018

August 2018
What is a swarming, you ask? Simply stated, it is a robbery – a theft with violence – that involves at least two or more suspects applying force (or the implied threat of force) on a victim in order to steal their property. Swarmings are one of the most random crimes that police respond to and one of the more challenging to solve. 
They are also crimes of opportunity, meaning that a decision to commit a swarming is often spontaneous,...

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Posted On Thursday, July 12, 2018

summer-boat-water-kids-lake-swim By Nicole Gorham-Elder, July 2018
This time of year, there’s nothing like cooling off on a hot summer day in the lake or pool. But what we forget is that water can be dangerous if you aren’t an experienced swimmer and sometimes, even if you are.
There are two incidents in my family that made us all have a healthy caution towards water.
I grew up on the tropical Island of Newfoundland and I lived in Trinity Bay before spending my early childhood in St...

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