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Thefts From Vehicles
The Cobourg Police Service strives to ensure that our approach to policing, and the services that we provide, reflects the community’s needs. ...Full Story
Wednesday, July 19
Weapons Offences
On Sunday July 30, 2017 at 12:15 pm, a male waved down a Cobourg Police cruiser on Division Street to report that he had just been threatened by ...Full Story
Monday, July 31
Mischief to Police Station
On Wednesday June 21, 2017, at approximately 8:55pm, police were contacted regarding a male who had just kicked the glass out of the Cobourg Police ...Full Story
Thursday, June 22
Here are some common sense rules that motorists should follow to maximize safety in the car:

1. Plan the route you will take and let someone know where you are going and your expected time of arrival.
2. Have your car keys ready prior to approaching the vehicle.
3. Always view the interior of your car before entering.
4. Lock your doors when in a vehicle to stop an offender from getting into the vehicle at traffic stops.
5. Be cautious of any stranger approaching the vehicle. If you feel danger, press the horn repeatedly in short blasts to attract attention.
6. If you think you are being followed, drive to the nearest public place and blow the horn do not drive home.
7. Do not pick up hitchhikers.
8. Have a flashlight in the glove box or in the vehicle for emergencies at night.

If you have car trouble:

1. Raise the hood of your car half way. If your vehicle does not permit this, raise it full way.
2. Lock yourself in the car and wait for the police or a service truck.
3. If a stranger offers to help, do not get out. Open the window slightly and ask the person to call a service truck.
4. Carry a cell phone if possible.