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Greenview Partners with Lightcatch

Darren Boyer, June 10 2021

Starting today, sharing possible crimes in action with neighbours is easier in the Municipal District of Greenview. A collaborative partnership has been launched with Lightcatch to help reduce rural crime rates, increase community awareness and collaboration using the free Lightcatch app. Everyone who works or lives within Greenview will have the a...

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5 Witnesses on Victoria Day

Darren Boyer, May 29 2021

One day everyone's property will be protected like this. Monday 3:54pm - "…. Literally was just stolen from outside my house in Gibbons at 3pm. They smashed the windows and took off with it and a get away truck. The get away truck had been found torched in The Hewitt estates area. …Cops are notified"

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Is your community healthy or unhealthy?  How to tell

Darren Boyer, May 1 2021

It’s amazing what a difference there is between a healthy, safer community compared to an unhealthy community.  We examined data across multiple cities and areas in Western Canada over several months. Unhealthy Community – 74% failure rate In unhealthy communities, people warn one another before crimes half as frequently as in healthy communities.

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A simple message to thieves

Darren Boyer, April 14 2021

Look at these examples of failure from just one small city in the last week.   Stealing stuff doesn’t work like it used to.  Get used to failing or get some professional help to get out of the rut you are in. It used to be you could get away with stealing 70% of the time. The arrests, if they ever came took a long time.  Now you can only get away...

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Cities and Counties where 80% of thefts fail

Darren Boyer, April 6 2021

Residents in these 3 Cities and 9 Counties have made criminals change their behaviour. They've done that by having so many thefts end up in good outcomes these areas are being avoided. Over 80% of the thefts reported on Lightcatch in these places had a positive resolution. This level of success was for alerts created within 1 hour of the incident...

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Please don't tell the lawyers

Darren Boyer, March 6 2021

This week someone stole an ambulance, drove it through three towns, several counties, across two massive bridges, and only stopped because they hit the ditch.  And there is so much more to this story. Someone pulled over to help.   The good samaritan soon found their vehicle was the next one to be stolen by the ambulance driver and that they were...

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The Museum Incident

Darren Boyer, February 24 2021

In the last 12 months we've seen so many unmanned, volunteer driven, facilities that are the targets of crime.   In almost all cases, it becomes clear the damage could have been prevented. Here is the Museum incident as an example on how to stop crimes at unmanned locations from occurring.

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Is the yard down the road the issue?

Darren Boyer, February 20 2021

How do you tell if the yard down the road could be where the problems are? We found an easy way. But our method of finding this out is a little unconventional. Hopefully you can help keep it a secret just between us.Here is a starting point (with hints on how to tell) So what does that tell us about the yard down the road? An awful lot. But first,...

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Jackie's Insurance Story

Darren Boyer, February 12 2021

Chronic thieves get arrested quickly where people actively use the free Lightcatch app. What happened after Jackie's experience was fantastic. The whole area experienced less crime while buddy was arrested and then in and out of court. If people have the free Lightcatch app and implement the steps in our free 7 steps to home safety guides they...

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Calgarian makes wannabe gangster look stupid

Darren Boyer, February 11 2021

Yesterday, a handful of people helped a person get their stolen truck and trailer back in Calgary. The trailer was parked right by a school, in plain sight, when someone spotted it. Then at 11:22am someone noticed a truck matching the description of the one that was stolen drive right by the parked trailer. Now it was clear the truck was in that...

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