Police Week and Road Safety Week is May 15 to 21, and the Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment has several activities planned to involve the community with police services and road safety.  

On Sunday, May 15, an information exhibit will be set up outside Asselin Independent Grocer on Highway 17 in Hawkesbury from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm. The grill will be fired up and hot dogs for sale with all proceeds going to the OPP Veteran’s Association.  

On Tuesday May 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. a presentation on E-bike, scooter, and motorcycle safety will take place at the Maximum Powersports parking lot at the corner of Main and John streets in downtown Hawkesbury.     

A presentation on all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety is taking place on Thursday May 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Plantagenet Town Hall.   

OPP officers will be checking for valid driver’s licences, vehicle registration, and insurance during the afternoon of Friday May 20 at the Long Sault Bridge in Hawkesbury.    

Just in time for the start of the season, boaters can learn about safety regulations at a boating safety presentation taking place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at the Canadian Tire parking lot, located at the corner of Highway 17 and Cameron Street in Hawkesbury.