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Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act

What is the EMCPA? The Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) establishes the province’s legal basis and framework for managing emergencies. The EMCPA provides emergency powers to the Premier of Ontario and the Lieutenant Governor in Council, in order for the provincial government to have the necessary power to react quickly to an emergency…

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April – Seat Belt Awareness

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service recognizes April as Seat Belt Awareness Month. Traffic Sergeant Ray Magnan says “Wearing a seat belt is the most effective way to reduce the chance of injury or death while travelling in a motor vehicle. Promoting seat belt safety and education is an important part of our commitment to…

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March – Distracted Driving Awareness

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service recognizes March as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. We urge every driver to please put down their mobile devices while driving. Provincial statistics show a driver using a mobile device is four times more likely to crash than a driver who is focused on the roadway and a person is…

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November – Winter Driving Safety

With the fall season nearing an end, we want to remind drivers in Sault Ste. Marie and Prince Township to prepare for winter driving conditions. We have already experienced a few mornings with slippery conditions due to frost, and we all know winter driving can be tricky at times. November is winter driving safety month…

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Tips

Crime Prevention Tips For Businesses

The closure of non-essential businesses in Ontario to address the spread of COVID-19 may cause business owners to worry about the safety of their business and property. We’ve put together a list of tips for business owners that may help prevent crime to their business and property. We suggest business owners; Remove valuables from storefronts…

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Security Camera Installation Tips

Security Camera Installation Tips

Detective Constable Mike Rogers provides a couple simple tips on how to best install security cameras to protect your property. By following these tips, you are more likely to capture a quality image of any suspect involved in potential property crime incidents. Please note: This video DOES NOT feature a real crime in progress. This…

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Safety and Security Tips to Prevent Property Crime

We recommend everyone in Sault Ste. Marie and Prince Township to take a proactive approach to keeping their home and property safe. If you utilize some simple Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) techniques you can greatly reduce the risk of becoming a victim of property theft or a break in. Lightbulb-on Maintain clear line…

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