Monday, September 18, 2017

OPP Announces Victim Response Support Strategy

Dufferin County, ON (OPP - Dufferin Detachment) The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) today announced a Victim Response Support Strategy, which includes several actions the OPP is taking to improve the response to and support for sexual assault victims. The strategy outlines several new initiatives that focus on victim support, investigative excellence and oversight.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

OPP Conduct Labour Day Weekend Distracted Driving Campaign (Sept.1-4, 2017)

Dufferin County, ON (OPP – Dufferin Detachment) Inattentive driving is linked to more collisions on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads so far this year than speeding and alcohol/drug-related collisions combined.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Is your family member at risk of elder abuse?

(NC) One in five Canadians believes they know of a senior who may be experiencing some form of elder abuse. If you're concerned about a loved one, the first step to preventing or dealing with it is understanding the problem.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Is your child's car seat safely installed? Do the 6-step check

(NC) Did you know that every year over 10,000 children age 12 and under are injured, some of them fatally, in traffic collisions? This is according to a 2014 report from the Children's Health & Safety Association of Canada. Moreover, as many as 80 per cent of children are not properly restrained when travelling in motor vehicles. The only safe car seat is one that is installed correctly.