Social Media January 2018

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Boxing for Badges looks for Round 2

The Thunder Bay Police Service is re-examining last year’s Boxing for Badges program in hopes of relaunching what appears to have been a very successful youth engagement program.  A video was produced by the service to help express how much of an impact this program had on participating students.


K9 Unit introduced

The Thunder Bay Police Service introduced the public to its new K9 Unit officer Cst. Josh Berube and his four-legged partner, Lucek. The introduction came in the form of a video produced specifically for social media. The following day the media was given an opportunity to meet the unit’s new constable and canine member.


Bell Let's Talk

The Thunder Bay Police Service took a different approach to highlighting mental health awareness during this year’s Bell Let’s Talk campaign on Jan. 30. An editorial style news story was produced to give the public a better understanding of how the peer support team and critical incident coordinator works to help address mental health issues before they become serious issues. 

Read that article here


Response to OIPRD recommendations

 

Thunder Bay Police Service Chief Sylvie Hauth spoke to media following a police service board meeting regarding the service’s response to recommendations made in the OIPRD report titled Broken Trust. Given the community interest in that response, the service’s media department produced a video based on the scrum so the chief’s words could be shared with the public via social media.

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