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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
To minimize the chance of your business being robbed:

1. Keep windows clear of signage for better visibility.
2. Keep clutter away from front windows.
3. Make sure the cash register area can be seen from the street or the outside.
4. Raise the cash register so patrons have to look up at the teller.
5. Keep the cash register locked when not ringing in a sale and/or away from the till.
6. Aisles should be low enough to see over.
7. Install video cameras to monitor all areas of the business.
8. Greet and make eye contact with all customers who enter your premises.
9. Be aware of people watching the business or loitering outside.
10. Inform police of suspicious people or vehicles.
11. Make deposits often and vary routes and times when making them. Install a drop safe, if possible.
12. Place a "limited Cash on Hand” decal on the window of the business.
13. At night, ensure interior and exterior areas are well lit, replacing burnt out bulbs immediately.
14. Ensure that all staff is aware of policies and procedures regarding safe practices.