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ROAD WATCH

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Welcome to Smith-Ennismore Police Services Board ROAD WATCH© on-line Police Reporting.

Please read the entire page before determining if the incident you wish to report qualifies for ROAD WATCH© on-line reporting.

If it does not meet all of the ROAD WATCH© reporting criteria below and it is not an emergency, please call the Peterborough County O.P.P. Detachment at 705-742-0401.

Note: Filing a false police report is a criminal offence.

ROAD WATCH©

  • is a community driven initiative in the O.P.P. enforced Wards of Smith and Ennismore; 
  • provides citizens with a means to confidentially report aggressive driving behaviour;
  • uses ROAD WATCH© signage to provide a warning that local citizens will not tolerate aggressive driving;
  • depends on citizen involvement - as driver habits and attitudes can not be altered by traffic enforcement officers alone;
  • is successful when drivers take care to make responsible decisions behind the wheel;
  • mandate is to reduce automotive collisions and fatalities through awareness, education and enforcement of road safety

Contact ROAD WATCH© to report any of the following:

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  • Speeding
  • Driving in a Careless Manner
  • Disobeying Stop Signs
  • Disobeying Red Lights
  • Talking & Texting on a Mobile Device
  • Unsafe Lane Change
  • Tailgating
  • Road Rage
  • Failing to Stop for a School Bus
  • Following Too Close

Access the ROAD WATCH online form

Print a pdf copy of the ROAD WATCH Brochure


Note:

Submitted information remains confidential unless one chooses to pursue a detailed police investigation, as this may result in charges being laid and require a court appearance.

Unsigned Citizen Report Forms will not be processed.

The Citizen Report form must be signed and information completed as much as possible to safeguard the system against abuse.

Any personal information is for statistical use only and is held in the strictest of confidence by the Police under the provision of the Freedom of Information Act.


Processing the Citizen Report Form:

1st Offence:

  • A letter sent and phone call made to the plate owner describing the incident, date and location of dangerous or aggressive driving.
  • A request made to registered owner or any driver of the vehicle to voluntary cooperate and drive in a responsible manner.

2nd Offence:

  • Second letter sent from police with a the potential of personal visit from police officer to address problem.

3rd Offence:

  • Third letter and a personal visit from police officer. Charges will be considered and police officer may monitor the vehicle's actions to allow for enforcement if action is repeated.