I’m extremely proud of the hard work and dedication of the Smashed Windows Club (SWC) in our ward over the past year.
Founded in February 2015, the SWC has served River Heights residents as an advisory and data collection organization for reporting and sharing information on car break-ins and other crimes within the community while liaising with the Winnipeg Police Services (WPS), media and other communities in the city.
Together, we would like to remind all residents to be aware and vigilant in their neighbourhoods, particularly in the month of June.
As provided by the WPS, statistics indicated that June 2015 saw a major spike in activity including vehicular break-in as well as similar activity to homes and detached buildings (e.g. garages).
Safety tips for all residents include:
If you are currently not an SWC member, you can request to join at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/smashedwindowclub/. Please note that administrators require proof of residency before confirming your request. As such, administrators will be messaging you through Facebook to confirm your request and you must respond accordingly.
Related news links:
http://www.orlikow.ca/news/view/676 - Smashed Windows Club Issues Alert for River Heights Residents
http://www.orlikow.ca/faq/category/c/Public-Safety/23 - Public Safety FAQ