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Recent News and Community Involvement
- Parking During Winter Months
Smiths Falls police would like to remind residents of the winter parking by-law which states,
"During the months of December, January, February and March in any year, it shall be unlawful to park a
vehicle on any highway or any Controlled Parking Lot described in Schedule K between the hours of
twelve o'clock midnight and seven o'clock in the morning of the next following day." The charge under
the Town of Smiths Falls By-Law section 8.1 - "Parked During Winter Hours" amounts to a $35 fine and
may result in your vehicle being ticketed and towed. For more information see the
Town of Smiths Falls website.
- Letters to Santa
The Smiths Falls Police Service along with 92.3 JACK FM and Catholic District School Board of Eastern
Ontario are sponsoring the "Letters to Santa Campaign". This is a campaign to encourage children to
drop off their Letters to Santa at the new Smiths Falls Police Office.
- 5th Annual Smiths Falls Police Association Charity Hockey Tournament
On November 20th, 2013 the Smiths Falls Police Association hosted the 5th annual SFPA Charity Hockey
Tournament. Eight teams competed in the tournamet which consisted of police, correctional and by-law
officers from Brockville, Ottawa, York, Warkworth and of course our very own Smiths Falls Copperheads.
The tournament raised $2000 to assist the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95 with the cost of installing
an elevator. Smiths Falls Police Association would like to thank all the participants and those who
assisted and supported this worthwhile cause.
- Traffic Controls and Traffic Signs
The Strategic Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) target for the month of November is Traffic Controls
and Traffic Signs. Smiths Falls Police Officers will be looking for and enforcing all rules
associated with traffic controls and signs.
- Canada's Wireless Industry Launches National Stolen Device Blacklist
The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and its wireless carrier members have
launched a national blacklist of wireless devices that have been reported as lost or stolen. These
devices cannot be used on any participating Canadian network and the list has been implemented to
assist law enforcement in combating theft and to protect consumers.
- Quarterly Statistics
Our quarterly statistics for the months of July, August and September 2013 are now available.See the Quarterly
Statistics table on Our Organization page.
- Emergency 9-1-1
The Smiths Falls Police Service Communication Center answers all 9-1-1 emergency calls that originate
within the Town of Smiths Falls. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from
the police, the fire department or an ambulance.
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