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Mar 17, 2016 12:40 ET

Beware of "Shoulder Surfers"

As Fraud Prevention Month continues investigators would like to warn the public about a common practice known as Shoulder Surfing. Shoulder Surfing can occur when a person stands behind you and wa......

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Mar 17, 2016 10:29 ET

Raising the Flag for Special Olympics

In advance of the Special Olympics Ontario 2016 Provincial School Championships being held in Oshawa on June 1-2, a Flag Relay is now underway across Ontario. Knights of Columbus (KOC) Distr......

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Mar 15, 2016 08:33 ET

March Break Open House - Kids' Safety Village

As students celebrate the March Break this week, families are invited to the Kids' Safety Village in Whitby on March 15, 2016 to enjoy some free activities and learn about safety too. Co-ordinated ......

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Mar 11, 2016 12:54 ET

Officers Conduct Door "N.O.C.C.s" to Prevent Property Crimes

Property Crime investigators from West Division recently launched a new crime prevention initiative called N.O.C.C (Notification of Community Crime). As part of the program, officers partnered wit......

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Mar 10, 2016 09:46 ET

Telephone Scam Offers Lower Rates

As Fraud Month continues, DRPS would like to warn residents about a common telephone scam. There has been an influx in telephone calls regarding telemarketing scams offering to lower your current ......

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Mar 08, 2016 15:02 ET

Gowns For Girls Seeking Donations

Spring Prom celebrations are just two months away and our 3rd Annual Gowns for Girls event is in need of dresses, shoes, hairstylist services, make up and costume jewelry. Gowns for Girls provides ......

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Mar 04, 2016 12:56 ET

"It's Elementary" Kids Want to Know if Officers Sleep at the Station

What do you get when you let kids ask any question they want to a real DRPS officer? It's Elementary! This month, Kittanna asks "Do police officers sleep at the station like firefighters do?" Officer ......

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Mar 03, 2016 11:56 ET

Youth Graduate from YIP After School Program

Another group of outstanding young people were recently recognized for their accomplishments in the Youth in Policing After School Program. A graduation was held at Eastdale Collegiate where dignitari......

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Mar 03, 2016 11:04 ET

Female Prep Session Coming Up

The duties of a police officer are both challenging and rewarding. The physical component of becoming an officer can be rigorous especially for females. Only 50 per cent of females pass the test on th......

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Mar 01, 2016 10:21 ET

Fraud Awareness Month Kicks Off

March is Fraud Awareness Month and DRPS is partnering with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) to ensure residents don't fall victim to a number of ongoing scams. Each week DRPS will feature a commo......

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