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Vacation Home Security Program

Vacation is a time of fun and relaxation. Don’t let thieves ruin your time away. If you are planning an extended vacation, please contact the Oak Bay Police Department and let us now when are you planning on being away from your home. This service will hopefully provide Oak Bay residents with some peace of Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release May 7, 2012

During the week of April 29 – May 06, Oak Bay Police responded to 135 calls for service. Throughout this past week, a number of vehicles were broken into with electronics, sunglasses and money being the target. Police are encouraging members of the public to ensure your vehicles are locked, and expensive items removed from Continue Reading

April 23rd, 2012 Weekly Media Release

During the week of April 22-29 Oak Bay Police responded to 133 calls for service. Police caution that the “grandchild” scam is still prevalent and seniors need to be very cautious. Typically in this scam a caller phones a senior pretending to be their grandchild or other family member. The caller claims to need money Continue Reading

April 23rd, 2012 Weekly Media Release

During the week of April 22-29 Oak Bay Police responded to 133 calls for service. Police caution that the “grandchild” scam is still prevalent and seniors need to be very cautious. Typically in this scam a caller phones a senior pretending to be their grandchild or other family member. The caller claims to need money Continue Reading

Oak Bay Police to Review Death of Man

On Saturday, April 21, shortly after 11 am, The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP responded to a call of a man who was reportedly passed out in a public area of downtown Duncan.  Prior to police arrival, the man had walked away from the original location, after declining assistance from the British Columbia Ambulance Service. Officers patrolled Continue Reading

February 6th Weekly Media Release

January 30th to February 5th, 2012 During the week from January 30th to February 5th, the Oak Bay Police Department responded to 127 calls for service. OB File# 2012-311- Break & Enter On January 30th, an apartment manager contacted the Oak Bay Police Department to report three of his laundry machines were damage overnight. The Continue Reading

January 29th Weekly Media Release

This past week saw the members of the Oak Bay Police Department attend 82 calls for service. Among these calls were 3 driving under the influence of alcohol files, one traffic collision of note and several Break and Enters. On the morning of January 24, 2012, police were called to an apartment building on Elgin Continue Reading

January 22nd, 2012 Weekly Media Release

The Oak Bay Police Department is pleased to announce that our web site (www.oakbaypolice.org) now features Crime Maps for the municipality. The maps are broken down into two-week blocks. These maps plot Break and Enters, Incidents in general, Mischief, Theft from Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Incidents. While specific addresses are not shown, the public can Continue Reading

Increasing Visibility Through Police Posts

High visibility policing is a high priority with the residents of Oak Bay, Oak Bay Council, and the Oak Bay Police Board. High visibility policing includes foot, bike, and vehicle patrols and static posts in high pedestrian areas. Each method has strengths and limitations in terms of visibility, mobility, and interaction. The concentration of high Continue Reading

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