Seniors Watch is a cooperative program working with community partners to reduce both criminal victimization and unwarranted fear of crime affecting senior citizens by developingimproved ways to reduce crimes against senior citizens and enhance law enforcement services to them.
Activities are generally carried out by representatives from the police, senior organizations, service providers, and other agencies involved in or interested in helping senior citizens.
The Community Programs Officer delivers a presentation which includes the following topics:
- Fear of Crime
- Elder Abuse
- Security in your Home
- Personal Safety
- Frauds and Scams
- Programs and Services
The Seniors Watch Program uses the following resources:
- RCMP Seniors Guidebook to Safety and Security
- The Little Black Book of Scams - Competition Bureau of Canada
To schedule a Seniors Watch presentation for your seniors' group contact:
Constable Greg Harbec
Community Programs Officer
613-549-4660 ext 6131
Refer to the following resources to help reduce crimes against senior citizens. Help make Kingston Age-friendly.
"An age-friendly city encourages active ageing by optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance quality of life as people age. In practical terms, an age-friendly city adapts its structures and services to be accessible to and inclusive of older people with varying needs and capacities.”