POLICE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA 13 From the Publisher Ma r k e t i n g S e r v i c e s ( A t l . ) L t d . “Providing quality, professional marketing and fund raising services on behalf of high-profile, non-profit organizations.” This guide was proudly assembled and published by Fenety Marketing Services, with the help and co-operation of the Police Association of Nova Scotia. w w w . f e n e t y . c o m 1-800-561-4422 Over the past thirty-six years, the Police Association of Nova Scotia has presented a wide range of topics in their Annual Crime Prevention Guide. This 37th Annual PANS Guide contains important information on many topics already discussed in previous editions, allowing us to revisit these seemingly perpetual societal problems. Our community leaders and our law enforcement agencies are keeping a watchful eye on these ongoing issues in our communities, and are diligent in their goal of keeping our homes and communities safe. On behalf of the Police Association of Nova Scotia, I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the businesses who have supported our project by advertising in our publication, and the residential supporters weʼve contacted through our 2007 Telephone Campaign. Thank you! As always, we welcome your comments or suggestions concerning our annual publication. This unique publication is distributed free-of-charge each year to schools, libraries and public facilities, and it is also available online at the Police Association of Nova Scotiaʼs Community Guide website:, making it easily accessible to everyone. Sincerely, Mark T. Fenety President Fenety Marketing Services