Community Policing: Eyes and Ears, and Local Caring

No one knows your neighbourhood better than you!  The people that live, work, and have fun in your community have the most insight into your area. This super-local perspective is key to the goals of community policing. This approach to public safety builds on the relationship between community and police, increasing communication and training to better work together. Block Watch is one of the many programs […]

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Block Watch Society strategic aligned with IMPACT

Block Watch Society now is strategically aligned with the Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team (IMPACT) The Block Watch Society of BC and the Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team have joined forces to get the word out across BC on preventing Auto Crime. This new alliance will provide all Coordinators delivering this Program with new information and statistics to send to their groups. Both […]

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Garage Door Security

Most garage doors are a weak point in your home security plan. This can make them a target for break and enters into the garage or the rest of the home. Reasons for garage break and enters Garages are often not alarmed (added cost) Garages are often detached or insulated from the house so the homeowner/neighbour may not hear the sounds of a break and […]

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Spotlight on a Coordinator: Port Alberni’s Dave Cusson

Dave Cusson is the new Community Policing Manager for the City of Port Alberni. While Dave has held the role for the past six months, he is no stranger to policing or keeping communities safe. Dave brings nearly 35-years of public service expertise to Port Alberni Block Watch. He first served as a member of the RCMP for 33 years before retiring in 2017. He […]

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