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Posted On Friday, March 22, 2019

by Constable Linda Nethercott
I’m Constable Linda Nethercott and I work in the Missing Persons Section at Ottawa Police Service.
Missing persons cases can be understandably emotional; families and friends are worried about their loved one and concerned for their safety and well-being.
What is involved in an investigation? First of all, I want to clarify, you do not have to wait 24 hours to report someone missing. While each case is taken seriously, there are...

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Posted On Friday, March 08, 2019

Melanie Butler March 2019
By Drew Clark, Quartermaster Coordinator
The word Quartermaster (QM) is a military term which literally means, ‘Master of the Quarters’. It has been around since the 16 th century and comes from the Old French quartier and Latin quarterium to describe the supply function for the army on the battle field. This role was typically held by a senior soldier, who was responsible for stocking and distributing supplies and provisions. 
The...

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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 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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