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May 30 (Oshawa-Forest Hil)Suspicious Incident
May 27 (Cambridge-Ward 6C)Trafficking – Drugs
May 18 (Wallaceburg-Wallacebur)Mischief
May 07 (Hamilton-Ferrino)Theft From Vehicle
May 06 (Scarborough-Birch Clif)Theft Of Vehicle
Apr 17 (Cambridge-Ward 8C)Theft Under
Apr 14 (Fort Erie-Murray St)Break & Enter
Apr 10 (Richmond Hill-Mill Pond/)Theft Of Vehicle
Apr 10 (Chesterville-Thompson S)Suspicious Vehicle
Mar 30 (Cambridge-Ward 7A)Break & Enter
Mar 30 (Cambridge-Ward 5D)Break & Enter
Mar 30 (Cambridge-Ward 5A)Break & Enter
Mar 29 (Ladysmith-Cassidy)Mischief
Mar 28 (Oakville-South West)Theft From Vehicle
Mar 21 (Cambridge-Ward 8A)Break & Enter
Mar 12 (Markham-Markham Vi)Theft From Vehicle
Mar 08 (Cambridge-Ward 3C)Theft From Vehicle
Mar 05 (Cambridge-Ward 3E)Break & Enter
Mar 05 (Cambridge-Ward 6A)Break & Enter
Mar 05 (Cambridge-Ward 3E)Break & Enter
Feb 19 (Cambridge-Ward 4E)Break & Enter
Feb 19 (Cambridge-Ward 6B)Break & Enter
Feb 19 (Cambridge-Ward 3F)Break & Enter
Jan 30 (Cambridge-Ward 4C)Suspicious Vehicle
Jan 28 (Ajax-Millington)Break & Enter
Jan 23 (Cambridge-Ward 1A)Suspicious Incident
Jan 10 (Cambridge-Ward 4F)Suspicious Incident
Dec 08 (Cambridge-Ward 2G Sa)Theft From Vehicle
Dec 07 (Scarborough-Scarborocl)Mischief To Vehicle
Dec 07 (Scarborough-Scarborocl)Mischief To Vehicle
Nov 29 (Kitchener-Pioneer)Theft Under
Nov 20 (Cambridge-Ward 7B)Robbery
Nov 09 (Cambridge-Ward 4D)Suspicious Incident
Oct 06 (Cambridge-Ward 2B)Incident - Non Criminal
Sep 23 (Cambridge-Ward 3D)Suspicious Incident
Sep 22 (Cambridge-Ward 1C)Break & Enter
Sep 14 (Cambridge-Ward 5E)Theft From Vehicle
Sep 11 (Kitchener-Downtown K)Suspicious Incident
Sep 09 (Cambridge-Ward 1E)Suspicious Vehicle
Aug 29 (Cambridge-Ward 6F)Break & Enter
Aug 19 (Cambridge-Ward 5B)Break & Enter
Aug 18 (Cambridge-Ward 6E)Break & Enter
Apr 04 (South/North Dundas -South/Nort)Incident - Non Criminal
Dec 17 (Freelton-Freelton/S)Theft From Vehicle
Dec 09 (Courtice-Strathalla)Suspicious Incident
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 Neighbourhood Protect is a free web-based administration and communication tool for neighbourhood watches in Canada that goes beyond what social media offers. We are a community of neighbourhood watches where people try to help people through the sharing of local crime information.

Since 2016, serving communities across southern Ontario, most recently in Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta, and New Brunswick, and growing.

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Registered Police Services Messages


Toronto Police Service
5/30/2020: On Saturday, May 30, 2020, at 12:03 a.m, a red coloured dump truck was stolen from an industrial complex in the Jane Street and Wilson Avenue area
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Toronto Police Service
5/21/2020: On May 20, at 4:30 p.m police responded to an arson in the Eglinton Avenue West and Highway 427 area, where a motor vehicle was lit on fire. See news release for details.
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Toronto Police Service
5/20/2020: Sexual Assault Alert - On May 20 between 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., a man approached two separate women and sexually assaulted them. The suspect was last seen fleeing southbound on Faywood Boulevard on a bicycle.
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News Alert


2020.04.25: A year later and these vehicles are still being stolen on a daily basis in the Toronto area. If you have one, at night, park another vehicle behind one of these to prevent thieves from driving off in yours. February 7, 2019. YRPS warns of SUVs being stolen. Over the past year 80+ Lexus RX350, Lexus GX460, Toyota 4Runner and Toyota Highlanders have been stolen. Thieves are defeating their security systems and reprogramming new key fobs to start these vehicles and driving off with them. Do not leave these vehicles in your driveway overnight without additional security features.


2020.04.21: Nextdoor is running an advertisement campaign where they are mailing out letters inviting neighbours to join but making the letters appear as though one of your neighbours has sent you the letter by placing their name and street near the bottom of the letter. Your neighbour did not send you this letter and they might not even be aware that their name is being used this way.
Several complaints to the Better Business Bureau have already been filed regarding this deception. See Complaint Type: Advertising/Sales Issues on 02/26/2020.
News article about the website Nextdoor.
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Another article. Use caution if you consider joining.


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2019.09.25: Use caution if you suspect someone is in your house or backyard. Recently, a homeowner was stabbed when he confronted thieves in his backyard.


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Police Neighbourhood Watch Training Videos

Neighbourhood watch training videos on what to do and how to better protect yourself. It is recommended that you watch these videos if you plan on joining a neighbourhood watch.

Training Video - Part I
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Safety Tips

See the following safety page for safety tips.

Home security cameras: Check with your municipality if there are any bylaws. If not, then it is recommended that any backyard cameras do not point into your neighbours yard - just aim your cameras more into your yard and closer to the ground. On the street there is no expectation of privacy. Smartphone cameras, Google Maps, Google Street View and dashcams are everywhere so, adding security cameras is not much different. Try to cover out to the street for perpetrators that come by vehicle. Discuss with your neighbours if they would like you to cover a portion of their front lawn to help with their security. Be a good neighbour and respect their wishes when it comes to their property.
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Interview with a burglar about Break and Enters:

Basic Crime Definitions

Robbery: When someone does or tries to steal your property AND assaults or threatens to assault you. ie. A street mugging or a theft from a store where a weapon was shown. Two examples of thefts mislabelled as robberies are finding your house broken into (a Break and Enter) or shoplifting (Theft Under).

Break and Enter: Unauthorized entry into your home/business, closed garage, shed or fully fenced/gated yard and steals or attempts to steal property. Breaking into your car is not a break and enter, just a Theft From Vehicle.

Police Online Crime Reporting Forms

If you see a crime-in-progress, phone 9-1-1. If you discover a crime and the criminal is likely long gone you could use your police service's online crime reporting forms to make a report. No crime is too small, report everything. Certain major crimes such as assault, robbery, break and enter, etc. will require police to attend and cannot be done online or over the phone.

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Crime Stoppers

If you see a crime-in-progress, phone 9-1-1. If you suspect criminal activity (ie. drug dealing, prostitution, etc.) in your neighbourhood and wish to report it anonymously then you can use Crime Stoppers. No crime is too small, report everything.

Instructions

  1. Click on the link below
  2. On their website, click the red Submit A Tip button if on the home page
  3. If on their Tips page, click on By Webtip the grey button to the right
  4. Click on the https://www.tipsubmit.com/ link
  5. Select your country, province, city and police service
  6. Fill in the online form
Crime Stoppers
Or
Direct link to submission form
Or
Phone 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

New Brunswick Crime Stoppers

Website Rules Of Conduct

  1. Posts onto the Events page are strictly regarding neighbourhood safety and property (stolen, found, damaged, etc.).
  2. No provincial/municipal offences such as Highway Traffic Act, Liquor License Act, noise bylaws, etc.
  3. No social media type posts about gardening, cooking, politics, etc.
  4. No speculation on crime, just observed activities.
  5. No kudos, OMG or other non-informative posts...post only something of value that contributes to the original reported crime.
  6. If you observe a crime, report it to the police before posting it here.
  7. Be respectful of your neighbours.
  8. Do not post people`s names on the website.
  9. Be mindful of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. If you post a photo of a perpetrator that is later identified as a young person (<18 yrs), please remove the photo.
  10. The neighbourhood captain, liaison officer and website administrator reserve the right to delete any inappropriate posts.

Disclaimer/Privacy

Information collected on this website is for the purpose of administrating neighbourhood watches and may be shared with police services to assist in their investigations. Personal contact information will not be shared with any non-police organizations. General aggregate information may be used to provide stats to public organizations.

There is a variety of hardware such as web hosting, communication lines and power generation that could potentially affect the availability of this website that goes beyond the control of the administrator. As such, there is only up to a 99% guarantee of uptime.

Neighbourhood Signs and Stickers

On multiple occasions people have asked about how to get signs and window stickers. You must contact your local police service directly for this information. Neighbourhood Protect has no sign/sticker program. Also, most police services require around 50% neighbour sign-up before they will endorse your watch. So, before contacting the police, you need to actually build a functioning neighbourhood watch.

Contact

Questions/comments can be directed to admin@neighbourhoodprotect.ca. If you live outside of Canada and would like this tool for your area send an email to discuss.

- a Facebook page has been set up in the event that this website becomes unvailable due to technical issues which may happen on very rare occassions. Website status updates will be posted on FB then.

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