The Community Safety Offices are proud to offer engravers to members of the general public, free of charge. Engraving valuables is a deterrent to burglars, increases your chance of getting items returned after theft and enables police to identify items as stolen which could lead to arrest.
Should a member of the public want to borrow an engraver, they need to be informed of the following:
The Community Safety Offices have a program available to all persons who regularly take physician prescribed medications.
The KIT Program provides a person with the security of knowing that each day a volunteer of the Oceanside Community Safety will be telephoning to ensure their well being.
The program is designed to assist seniors who may be concerned about having a fall or a sudden illness and being in need of help. KIT is a wonderful program for individuals who live alone, possibly with medical issues, or those recovering from surgery or a hospital stay.
Children are our greatest resource!
The police rely on dispatch to get timely and relevant information when responding to calls for service. As these calls can sometimes be a panic filled situation it is vitally important to have an accurate database in which dispatchers draw information from. Without constant revisiting and updating, the database becomes out of date and the information diminishes in reliability.
Block Watch is:
Once you have passed the RCMP Criminal Record Check, you will be contacted and invited to attend a training session. This initial training will cover such topics as: overview of our organization, patrol record keeping procedures, overview of patrol kit contents, and patrol observation techniques.
What time of day do patrols go out?
Patrols can be scheduled either during the daytime or evening. It usually depends on the availability of volunteers and recommendations of the RCMP.
Are vehicles provided or do I have to use my own car?
Patrols are conducted in the volunteer's vehicle.
Do I receive any financial compensation for doing patrols?
Speedwatch has five speed reader boards capable of recording data as well as displaying the speed of passing vehicles.