Peel Regional Police promote Crime Prevention Cyber Academy


THE Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Bureau is offering a highly successful learning session for interested community members. The Cyber Academy is open to persons 18 years of age and older who either live, work or play in the Region of Peel.

The academy is delivered over four consecutive weeknights, and will teach parents, grandparents, educators and other professionals how to avoid the risks of identity theft, on-line luring and a host of other topics.

The academy is free of charge.  Seating is limited and will be awarded on a first-come/first-served basis. A certificate will be presented at the completion of all four sessions.

Lectures in the Cyber Academy* will include:

  • Computer Safety: passwords, firewalls, viruses, spam, phishing
  • Cyber-bullying using digital mediums
  • On-Line Fraud:  identity theft scams etc.
  • On-Line Predators:  Who’s watching/following you on-line

*Due to the subject matter, this academy is available to only those who are eighteen years of age or older.

WHAT:          Peel Regional Police Cyber Academy

WHERE:       Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence

180 Derry Road East, Mississauga

Community Room

WHEN:          Tuesday January 20

Tuesday January 27

Tuesday February 3

Tuesday February 10

TIME:            7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. each night                     

Apply for the Cyber Academy on line at or by calling Crime Prevention Services at (905) 453-2121, extension 4021.

For more information, visit website at  and click on “Crime Prevention”, then “Academies and Seminars” or contact Constable Yvette Logan at 905-453-2121, ext. 4022.

You can contact Sergeant Jay Hodgson at 905-453-2121, ext. 4020, for other crime prevention strategies.