Media Advisory - Ontario's Police Chiefs to Launch Provincial Lock It OR Lose It Crime Prevention Campaign

Media are invited to join officers on a walk-through the Scarborough GO Transit parking lot as officers look for unsecured vehicles

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), Toronto Police Service, and GO Transit will kick off the annual Lock It OR Lose It Campaign, a proactive, province-wide crime prevention program that encourages motorists and passengers to take a few simple precautions to protect their vehicles and valuables from theft – especially during the holiday season.

Lock It OR Lose It Media Event:

Date:              

Tuesday, November 24, 2015



Location:       

GO Transit Scarborough Station


3615 St. Clair Avenue East (at Midland Avenue)


Scarborough, ON



Time:             

10:00 am

Attendees will include:

  • Chief Jeff McGuire
    Niagara Regional Police Service and
    President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Inspector Dave Saunders, Toronto Police Service
  • Bill Grodzinski, Director, Safety and Security, GO Transit
  • Rick Dubin
    Vice-President, Investigative Services, Insurance Bureau of Canada
  • Steve Sanderson
    President, Accident Support Services International Ltd.
  • Mark Sullivan
    Head – Fraud Market Management, Interac Association/Acxsys Corporation

Police leaders and officers from the Toronto Police Service, GO Transit and other police services will be joined by campaign supporters to kick off the OACP's annual province-wide crime prevention campaign targeting auto thefts and valuables in unsecured vehicles. Officers will be going out into the Scarborough GO Transit parking lot to check on vehicles following the media event.

Using the Lock It OR Lose It Campaign, police officers throughout Ontario examine parked vehicles to confirm they are locked and that no valuables have been left in plain view.

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SOURCE Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police

For further information: Joe Couto, Director of Government Relations & Communications, T. (416) 926-0424 ext. 22, C. (416) 919-9798, E. media@oacp.ca

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