Peel Regional Police have designed a number of certificate programs that will teach citizens to keep themselves, their families and their property safe. These courses are offered free of charge and are available only to residents or persons employed in the Region of Peel. Space is limited, on a first come first served basis. All required sessions must be attended to receive a certificate.

Location: All sessions are held at the Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence at 180 Derry Road East, Mississauga. View map

Crime Prevention Academy (General)

You will learn the basics of crime prevention, calling the police, home security, personal and travel safety.

Registration for our spring session of the Crime Prevention Academy is now open.

You must be registered in order to attend the sessions. 

Cancelled Until Further Notice

Tuesday, March 24, 2020,

Tuesday, March 31, 2020,

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, and 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

It is a requirement to attend all four sessions in order to receive the Crime Prevention Academy certificate. For further information, visit our Contact Us page.

Community Safety Presentations

students in a classroomAvailable Community Safety Presentations:

  • Frauds and Scams
  • Social Media
  • Personal Safety
  • Media Distraction
  • Drug Education
  • Identifying Vulnerabilities in Youth 
  • Domestic Human Trafficking
  • Home Security Basics
  • Cyber-Bullying
  • Motor Vehicle Safety
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Robbery Prevention
  • Safe Habits for Real Estate Agents
  • Run, Hide, Defend

If you are interested in booking a presentation, complete the online presentation request form. For access to other online Crime Prevention forms, view our documents library. For other requests, visit our Contact Us page.

Cyber Academy

 

 

The Cyber Academy is a five night academy designed to inform parents and caregivers on the risks of the internet, including cyber-fraud, media addiction, child exploitation and much more.

Due to subject matter, participants must be 18 years of age and over. Proficiency in the English language is essential & some computer skills are beneficial.

You must be registered in order to attend the sessions. The next session will begin in May 2020.

Cancelled Until Further Notice

• May 5, 2020 - Social Media / Media Addiction, Cyberbullying
• May 12, 2020 - Fraud and Scams / Computer Security
• May 19, 2020 - Domestic Human Trafficking
• May 26, 2020 - ICE – internet child exploitation
• June 2, 2020 - Hate motivated Crimes

It is a requirement to attend all five sessions in order to receive the Cyber Academy certificate. 

 

For further information, visit our Contact Us page or email cyberproofed@peelpolice.ca

Safety for Seniors

Group of senior citizensSafety for Seniors is a half day seminar focusing on issues directly related to needs and vulnerabilities of seniors, including personal and property protection, fraud and much more.

For further information, visit our Contact Us page

Youth Programs

Group of kids sitting on bean bag chairs with teacherDue to the COVID pandemic, the Youth Education staff is offering virtual programs.

Virtual Program Descriptions

Book your Virtual Class

 Youth Education - Grades 4-8, Ages 9-13
Personal Safety - Grade 4
Emphasis is placed on the importance of a home safety plan and avoiding harm while out in the community. Students will be re-acquainted with the basic principles of navigating their day-to-day interactions while emphasizing the importance of staying safe, both within their community and at home.
Intro to Social Media - Grade 6
This session is an extension of the grade 4 Internet Safety program. It is intended to guide students in the risks associated with various social media platforms.
Digital Leadership/Social Media - Grade 7 and 8
The Digital Leadership program reviews and builds upon learning from previous years. The session emphasizes individual responsibility while using the internet and social media, and discusses age appropriate topics that affect youth health and safety.
IVY (Intervention for Vulnerable Youth) - Grade 8
To contribute to a safer community together, this program is designed to raise awareness and prevention about youth and their risks to human trafficking. Specifically, what signs to look for that may indicate a student is being targeted and how to prevent being a target.
 Crime Prevention (available for High Schools +) - Grades 9-12, Ages 14-18

Social Media

Learn about the positives and negatives of social media. This program, administered by a police officer, delivers a unique and fulsome perspective of current crime trends while promoting community safety and well-being.

Drug Education

Learn about drug awareness and the law. This program, administered by a police officer, delivers a unique and fulsome perspective of current crime trends while promoting community safety and well-being.

Cyberbullying

Learn about signs and prevention. This program, administered by a police officer, delivers a unique and fulsome perspective of current crime trends while promoting community safety and well-being.

Media Addiction

Learn about issues caused by constant media use. This program, administered by a police officer, delivers a unique and fulsome perspective of current crime trends while promoting community safety and well-being.

Frauds & Scams

Learn about preventing being a victim. This program, administered by a police officer, delivers a unique and fulsome perspective of current crime trends while promoting community safety and well-being.

Personal Safety

Learn about protecting yourself within the community. This program, administered by a police officer, delivers a unique and fulsome perspective of current crime trends while promoting community safety and well-being.

Media Distraction

Learn about driving while distracted. This program, administered by a police officer, delivers a unique and fulsome perspective of current crime trends while promoting community safety and well-being.

Domestic Human Trafficking

Learn about possible signs/risks of Human Trafficking. This program, administered by a police officer, delivers a unique and fulsome perspective of current crime trends while promoting community safety and well-being.

 Safety Village - Grades 1-5

Grade 1 – Community Helpers & 9-1-1

Community Helpers

Introduces students to Safe People within our community: Police, Firefighters and Paramedics
Learn how to identify them and learn about their tools, vehicles, and uniform

30-45 min.

9-1-1

Learning what a 9-1-1 emergency is
What will happen when they call 9-1-1
Importance of knowing your personal information (address, telephone number)

30-45 min.

Grade 2 – Personal Safety and Pedestrian Safety

Personal Safety

Define GOOD, BAD and SAFE people
Tricks ‘Bad’ people use
Importance of yelling ‘STRANGER’

30-45 min.

Pedestrian Safety

What is a safe Pedestrian?
Stop Look ALL ways & Listen
Traffic Lights
Crosswalks

30-45 min.

Grade 3 – Personal Safety and Bicycle Safety

Personal Safety

Review GOOD, BAD and SAFE people
Teach Personal Safety Rules:
Check First, Take a friend, Say ‘No’, and talk to a trusted adult

30-45 min. 

Bicycle Safety

Rules of the Road
Importance of a Helmet
How to fit a Helmet (2 v 1)

30-45 min.

 

Grade 5  - Internet Safety

  • Protecting Personal Information
  • Social Media Safety
  • A picture is worth a thousand words
  • Security Settings
  • Online Dangers
  • Cyberbullying & Cyber Citizenship
  • Online Predators & Lures

2 hours (includes break)

 

Book your Safety Village Virtual Class

Visit Peel Children's Safety Village for more information.

 

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