Sometimes it can be confusing to know what to report and
when to report it. Below is a list of examples of suspicious
behaviours; if you see similar activities occurring, we
recommend that you need to call and report it to Police.
NHWA Suspecious Behaviour Brochure
A person carrying property; such as electronic
equipment, stereo, office equipment, or a locked bike, at an
unusual time or location.
Someone going door-to-door in an office building
or residential area without the appropriate identification;
or a vehicle cruising the streets repeatedly; this person
may be looking for an opportunity to steal unattended
property from unsecured offices or homes.
Anyone forcing their way into a locked
vehicle; especially at night.
Transactions being held at a vehicle or a high
volume of traffic going to and coming from a home on a daily basis.
One or more people sitting in a parked car
checking out the area; they may be lookouts for a possible
crime in progress, a burglary or robbery or planning a crime
in the future.
Someone being forced into a vehicle; this could
be domestic violence or an abduction.
A person showing unusual mental or physical symptoms; he or she
may be injured, have been in an accident, be under the
influence of illegal drugs or prescribed medications, or
need other medical or psychiatric help.
Unusual noises; alarms, gunshots, yelling,
fighting sounds, dogs barking incessantly.