Building community partnerships? There's an app for that.
An app has been created to go along with the local Police week celebrations that will help the community connect with officers through their smart phones.
The official launch of Police week is being held at the Elgin Street Ottawa Police station on Monday morning at 11:30.
The launch includes a BBQ with Police Chief Charles Bordeleau, Mayor Jim Watson and Police Services Board Chair, Eli El-Chantiry.
Other events planned for Police week:
'Community Day' at the Sparks Street Mall on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Showcasing various Ottawa Police sections including the Marine, Dive and Trails unit, Crime Prevention and District Traffic unit with a motorcycle demonstration.
Community BBQ at Heatherington Park, 1560 Heatherington Road from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
There will be displays from the various police units, a Child Print exhibit and a BBQ for residents of South, East and Rural areas of Ottawa.
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