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Trigger Warning: suicide

Witnesses credit Ottawa Police officers with saving man when he jumped off a 7th storey balcony.

“The man had effectively already jumped off the balcony and was past the point of no return, but the two officers swiftly pulled him back out of mid-air. There is no doubt the officers saved his life.” – Suzanne B, resident

Frauds work because they prey on victims’ honest and trusting nature

Frauds work because they prey on victims’ honest and trusting nature. These tips can help prevent you from being scammed.

Police Communicator Celine Marchand

A stroll turned scary for a 12 year old when she became lost in the woods just before dark. She called 911 with a disconnected cell phone. Police Communicator Celine Marchand answered her call. “I won’t hang up until you get home.” 

Constable Kewei Xiao

Opening myself up to new experiences has been rewarding

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