A key element of Thunder Bay Crime Prevention's approach to stronger neighbourhoods involves empowering others with information on how to report a safety concern, as well as simple steps individuals can take to improve safety and well-being overall.

Below you will find the following safety resources:


Make the Right Call Public Safety Poster

View and download the Make the Right Call Public Safety Poster.

Make the Right Call to Keep Our Community Safe

If you see something happening, say something. Below is a listing of community resources to contact with safety concerns. In case of emergency, call 911, or 684-1200 for non-emergencies.  

 Report Crime Anonymously
 Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477
 Licensed Establishment Concerns
 Alcohol and Gaming Commission 343-7382
 Licensing and Enforcement
 Property Standards, Yard Maintenance, Noise 625-2710
 Animal Services
Lost, stray, other 684-2156
 Discarded Needles
 Superior Points Harm Reduction Program 621-7861 or 621-7862
 24-Hour Crisis Response
 Vulnerable Persons In Need of Assistance
 Street Outreach Service (S.O.S) 620-7678
 Report Racism
 Report Graffiti


Ten Simple Ways to Improve Neighbourhood Safety

In recognition of Thunder Bay’s first Neighbour Day on June 20, 2020, we compiled a list of information that we can all apply towards a safer city.

1.    Know your neighbours. 

2.    Keep up your yard and encourage your neighbours to do the same.

3.    Have someone check on your home when you go out of town. 

4.    Close your windows and blinds at night.

 5.    Improve the lighting on your street.

 6.    Encourage Outdoor Activity.

 7.    Take a Walk in your neighbourhood.

 8.    Know your local police department.

 9.    Organize neighbourhood activities

.10.  Install a security system. 

Download the Ten Simple Ways to Improve Neighbourhood Safety poster.


Homeowners' Guide to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

View our Homeowners' Guide that details simple steps that can help make our communities safer. 

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