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Community Partners

Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers is a partnership of the public, police and media that provides the community with a proactive program to anonymously assist in solving crime and contributing to an improved quality of life.

Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers is one of the 39 provincial Crime Stoppers programs and one of over 1,000 international programs. Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization run by a volunteer board of directors.

Tips may be made to Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477) or to the Special Constable Service.

Rewards

  • Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information leading to an arrest in any serious crime.
  • If eligible for a reward the tipster is given a code name and instructions on how to pick up the cash reward.
  • Reward amounts are based on the:
    • Number of arrests made;
    • Number of charges laid;
    • Number of cases cleared; and
    • Dollar amount of drugs and/or property seized.

SafeHawk Safety App

Laurier’s new mobile safety app, available for Android, BlackBerry and Apple users, has many convenient features:

  • Tap to call Special Constables in an emergency.
  • Tap to call Foot Patrol for a walk home service.
  • Report suspicious activity on campus.
  • Quickly access campus and community support services.

Download SAFEHawk App

Residence Life

The Laurier Special Constable Service interacts regularly with Residence Life to ensure the safety of Laurier students living on campus. Special constables conduct regular patrols through campus residence buildings and respond to all emergencies.

Laurier Special Constable Service works closely with Residence Life staff to help students who are in crisis and struggling with mental wellness. Laurier students who have came in conflict with the law or Residence Life in some cases may be diverted through Residence Life sanctions.

Dean of Students

The Laurier Special Constable Service has the discretion to divert students who have come in conflict with the law through the Dean of Students Office in certain situations.

Students who are suffering from mental illness or struggling with the adjustment to university can also be recommended to the Dean of Students Office for support and additional resources.

Laurier has many resources available to help students succeed in their professional and personal goals. Special constables work hard to help connect the Laurier community to those resources.

Centre for Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The Laurier Special Constable Service works with the Centre for Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion to provide support and resources to anyone connected through the centre and its related associations.

Laurier International

The Laurier Special Constable Service supports international students, and is connected with the Laurier International office to provide assistance and access to Laurier resources.