Date: 29 October, 2014
Authorization: Inspector Marlene Gray
The Belleville Police are pleased to announce the Provincial Crime Prevention Week this year is November 2-8, 2014. The Belleville Police Service theme is "Together we can make a difference in community safety and well-being”.
The Belleville Police Service will be hosting a speaker series on November 4, 5 and 6th, 3014 at the Quinte Wellness Centre, Fireside Room.
On November 4th, 2014 there will be a presentation on Internet Safety from 6-8pm in the Fireside Room. Topics covered will be how to protect yourself, both as a parent and your child surrounding your privacy and safety. A common theme is "once it’s out there, you can’t take it back.”
On November 5th, 2014 there will be a presentation on CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design) from 6-8 pm in the Fireside Room. What is CPTED? CPTED is a proactive design philosophy built around a core set of principles that is based on the belief that the proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction in the fear and incidence of crime as well as an improvement in the quality of life. Topics covered will be; do you have proper locks on proper doors, is your lighting sufficient and effective, should that shrub be cut down, and an introduction to the Ontario Association of Chief’s Police endorsed Trace pen.
On November 6th, 2014 the will be a showcase of the many units that make up the Belleville Police Service that work diligently towards the safety of our community. Traffic, forensic identification, emergency response team and our Community Policing Volunteers are but a few that will be available to share their roles with the community.
The Belleville Police Service
In partnership with our community, our members are dedicated to serve and protect.
Through education, best practices and enforcement, we will be proactive in enhancing the quality of life, safety and security for all citizens.