Police and Emergency Preparedness Week Open House

St John Ambulance Therapy Dogs Autumn and Tucker, and owners Julie and Debbie were on hand with PC Eric to welcome the visitors

In celebration of Police and Emergency Preparedness Week, York Regional Police played host to a free open house at the Community Safety Village.

Activities included police motorcycle demonstrations, meet and greets with members of the Canine and Emergency Response Units, a kid-sized fire truck, motorized car rides and arts and crafts.  A free barbecue was held for children aged 12 and under.

Volunteer Fire Fighter David Beloff and Noelle, Niki and Nicholas
Police show off their motorbike driving skills on this obstacle course through Safety Village

Local fire services and equipment were also on hand to provide on-site demonstrations, including a live fire demo, a tornado-storm simulator and emergency preparedness activities.  Families were also able to practise a home escape.

PC Sa and PC Joe with young would be recruits Nellie (4 years old) and her brother Vandod (9)

main photo:  Four year old Julie Dafoe learns about this special robot that can destroy potentially explosive packages with a pressurized jet stream of water

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