citizens can report large gatherings or a non-compliant business on www.drps.ca under Online Services - Community Concerns.
as a secondary option, citizens can call the DRPS non-emergency line at 1-888-579-1520, ext 5802 and leave a message, DRPS will endeavor to respond to these calls in a timely manner, however, focus continues to be on emergency calls for service
call the Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659 Monday-Sunday, 8:30 am-5 pm for clarification whether a situation falls under the non-compliance orders or for more information visit www.ontario.ca/stopthespread.
Crime reduction program
trains citizens to become aware of suspicious activities
citizens communicate with each other and police on crime related problems and potential crime development, acting as eyes and ears of police in their community
free crime prevention training is provided to all Watch members through community meetings and online training videos
Residents concerned about crime and who wish to receive help to organize a Neighbourhood Watch Crime Prevention Program * 51% neighbourhood participation is required before an area can be recognized as an official Neighbourhood Watch Group
Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;
Call the Durham Regional Police Service, Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator to meet and explore potential boundaries for the Watch * explain the program and implementation guidelines * train recruited Street Captains * community-wide crime prevention training meeting will be held * once the Watch becomes endorsed, Neighbourhood Watch signs may be purchased and erected at points of ingress to the community * receive ongoing training and support and regular communication from the DRPS