POLICE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA 5 ARTICLES OF INTEREST FROM AROUND THE PROVINCE… Running the Ship at Age 37 33 New Chief for New Glasgow 35 Share the Road 35 Technology Helps Save Life 37 Kids ‘N’ Kops 37 Cops Tracking Some Schools 39 Police put Lifelines in Vehicles 41 New Glasgow Police Favour Tasers 43 Cop Wakes Boy as Flames Shoot out Roof 45 Protecting Those on Thin Ice 47 Lockdown Drill Trains Kids to Handle Emergencies 49 Truro School Adds Cop to Staff 51 Electronic Eye on Vandals 53 Retiring Police Chief gets Warm Sendoff 55 Making Communities Better Place Key Goal of Police Academy Leader 57 AWARENESS & PREVENTION INFORMATION… Canada’s Drug Strategy 59 When Does Drug Use Become a Problem? 63 Drug Laws in Canada 67 Signs and Symptoms of Drug Use 69 Tips on Avoiding Drug Use 69 Substance Abuse Issues 71 Misuse and Abuse of Oxycodone-based Prescription Drugs 81 Oxycontin Addiction 83 Wife Abuse - The Impact on Children 85 Child Abuse - Knowing the Signs 91 Potential Effects of Witnessing Family Violence on Children 93 Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse 95 What is dating violence? 101 Dating Violence 105 Crisis Lines 107 Bullying In Canada 109 Everyday Challenges: Children and Bullying 117 Challenging Cyber Bullying 123 Online Dangers 127 Internet Child Exploitation - Internet Luring 129 Managing the Internet 131 Creating a Family Internet Agreement 135 Tracking Where Kids Have Been on the Internet 139 Internet Addiction 141 Table of Contents 37th Annual Crime Prevention Guide POLICE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA Thank You from PANS! 1 About Us 3 J.W. “Joe” Ross 7 Publisher’s Page 13 The Official Opening of the New Bridgewater Police Service 15 Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service 17 Canadian Police Association Annual Memorial Service 19 “Stanley Cup” Ceremony 19 20th Annual Scott Zinck Golf Tournament 21 New Glasgow Police Youth Program 21 Operation Christmas 23 Business Crime Prevention Brochure 23 City Police Donate Car Seats 25 Teddy Bear Toss 25 PANS All Stars vs. Tim Hortons All Stars Benefit Hockey - New Glasgow 27 - Wolfville 29 - Halifax 31 Advertisers’ Index 144