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How to protect yourself against Identity Theft

WHAT IS IDENTITY THEFT According to the Department of the Solicitor General of Canada, identity theft refers to "all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain".

 

Safety Bulletin

Voyeurism charge laid by Guelph Police Service

On February 1, 2013, at 4:45 p.m., Guelph Police arrested a male near the downtown area for two counts of voyeurism. 

In partnership with the Campus Community Police, the male was identified as being responsible for an incident where a male followed a female into a washroom at the University in October 2012. As a result, the male was charged with a third count of voyeurism.

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University Centre Break, Enter and Theft

Further to the Safety Bulletin posted on January 28, 2013 regarding a Break, Enter and Theft in the University Centre. The investigation has revealed that 15 computers,  a hand-held device and a portable hard drive were stolen. Should it be confirmed that any personal information was housed on these computers, the University will contact the affected individuals directly. The investigation is ongoing. 

 

Safety Bulletin

Break and Enter University Centre

On Sunday January 27, 2013, the Campus Community Police responded to the report of a Break, Enter and Theft in the University Centre. The suspects were observed in the area at 7:20 a.m.

If you were in the University Centre around this time and saw anything suspicious, please contact Campus Police.

 

If you have any information regarding the above bulletin
please contact the Campus Community Police at
824-4120 ext.52245
519-840-5000
or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS

Safety Bulletin

Theft from Residence Rooms

We have been experiencing an increase of theft from residence rooms on campus. Victims reported that either they closed their door, but did not lock it or left their door open as they were just down the hall.

Please remember to LOCK your residence room door when you are not in your room.  Just shutting the door behind you is not enough.  Some victims were only away from their room for 10 minutes when the theft occurred.

R.A.D Program

The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women.  This program is available to all university community members. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance. Although reducing a woman’s risk is 90% of self defense the R.A.D. System progresses into basic hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a martial arts program. The self-defense tactics taught in R.A.D. are made up of techniques which are easy to learn, remember and use. This system provides women with the knowledge and hands-on training needed to make an informed decision about self-defense. The R.A.D. System is currently taught at over 250 colleges and universities in North America and is the largest women’s self defense program of it’s kind. R.A.D. System has a lifetime return and practice for free policy, which applies to every graduate of the course. Once a participant has completed the Basic course, that student may attend any R.A.D. Basic class offered anywhere in North America for free.

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