The City of Canning Ranger and Community Safety service aims to provide peace of mind to residents. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week to discourage anti-social behaviour in our communities and provide assistance with relevant legislation and local law matters.
What do Rangers do?
Our Rangers are on duty seven days a week and can assist with:
- Animal Control - Ensuring the registration and control of dogs and cats, including assistance with dog attacks, nuisance barking issues and the control of straying livestock
- Parking - Enforcing parking local laws to ensure the safety and convenience for all members of the public, particularly around schools.
- Fire Hazards - Ensuring compliance with the provisions of the City's Annual Fire Hazard Reduction Notice
- Litter and Illegal Dumping - Ensuring a clean and safe community through education and enforcement
- Off Road Vehicles - Protecting sensitive areas from unauthorised off-road vehicle use
What do Community Safety Officers do?
In an effort to provide peace of mind to residents, our Community Safety Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week to:
- Conduct community patrols in clearly marked vehicles
- Observe, monitor and report suspicious behaviours to Police
- Patrol 'hot-spot' areas to deter anti-social or criminal behaviour
- Provide a holiday watch patrol service for resident's properties while they are away, at no extra cost
- Provide advice and information on community safety and security
- Detect and report graffiti and vandalism
- Enforce relevant legislation and local laws applicable to the control of animals, parking, litter, abandoned vehicles and off road vehicles
Emergency and Community Contacts
Ranger and Community Safety Services Contact: 1300 422 664 (all hours)
A 24 hour service for residents that provides community patrols and assistance with local law matters (including parking, off-road vehicles, dogs, fire control and litter). Ranger and Community Safety Services Officers work closely with police but do not act as a replacement. In any emergency situation or to report a crime or suspicious activity, always contact the police first.
Police Assistance Centre: 131 444
Report all suspicious behaviour and incidents to the police as and when it occurs.
Only call 000 in an emergency or life-threatening situation where police, fire or ambulance assistance is required.
Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000
Report information about criminal activity to Crime Stoppers or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au to report online. You can remain anonymous if you wish.
Goodbye Graffiti: 1800 442 255
Anyone can report acts of graffiti or vandalism against public assets, community facilities or private property. Report incidents as soon as possible.
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