Community Services

The Community Services Officer (Constable Mike Daze) coordinates and acts as liaison with many programs involving volunteers, the police, and the community.  These programs help to educate the public in safety and crime prevention.

Schools

One of the Community Services Officer’s responsibilities is education in the schools.  The nine Elementary Schools in Owen Sound are visited and students are educated on topics ranging from stranger awareness, traffic & Halloween safety, vandalism, assault, drug abuse, Internet safety, bullying and youth and the law.   (see links below)

D.A.R.E Program

Other Roles

Schools are just one of the Community Service Officer's responsibilities. 

  • Liaison  with
    • Citizens on Patrol  
    • Police Community Office (Heritage Place Mall)
    • Student Team on Patrol
  • Citizens on Patrol Program
  • OSAID
  • FOCUS
  • Senior Groups
  • PIP

Crime Prevention & Safety

The links below are to information for helping to prevent crime and protect yourself.

These presentations are currently available to groups in Owen Sound.

  • Bullying
  • Frauds & Scams
  • Drive Wise
  • Internet Safety
  • Street Safety

The Community Services Officer is also a participant in various committees:

  • Substance Abuse Action Committee            (SAAC)
  • Law Enforcement Agencies Protecting Seniors (LEAPS)
  • Partners in Public Safety (PIPS)
  • Parent Norm Committee
  • FOCUS Committee
  • Anti-Bullying Task Force (Bluewater School Board)

Crime Prevention Links