Downtown On-Call
Team

Your friendly neighbourhood redshirts

Convering a 42 square block radius, the Downtown On Call (DOC) team is trained to deal with front line issues related to personal safety, hospitality and help create a positive social environment in Downtown Kelowna. And they look good doing it too.

Call 250.470.9058

If at anytime you are in immediate danger call, 911.

Available

THE DOC TEAM CAN ASSIST YOU WITH...

• On-site assistance – loitering, aggressive panhandlers, removal of unwanted individuals on private property

• Loss prevention

• Security Alerts – alerts businesses of the description of undesirable individuals (make sure that we have your fax and/or email so you can receive our Security Alerts)

• Safe Walk escorts – to either your car or another downtown establishment

• Bank drop escorts

• Drug paraphernalia and needle pick-up

• Education for your staff on our services. We want everyone who works Downtown to feel safe

• Tips and education for businesses to help reduce undesireable activity on their property

DOC PLAYS A VITAL ROLE DOWNTOWN

• Provide information about Downtown businesses. community services & give directions

• Develop an awareness of the homeless community and we seek to connect with the homeless to gain their cooperation

• Check Downtown Kelowna each morning for sleepers, and remove temporary shelters so it is cleaned up when businesses open

• Patrol back lane ways from late afternoon into the early evening, to ensure alleys and parking lots are free of loiterers when offices are leaving

• Perform regular checks of parkades and parking lots

• Perform regular checks of City Park, Kerry Park, Stuart Park and high traffic areas and inspect public washrooms

• Work to develop, build and maintain relationships with Social Sericves Agency an RCMP to share information and concerns, and problem solves to minimize undesirabe activity.

Meet the team

FRANCE TREPANIER

PAUL ARDLEY

ARCHIE TAYLOR

BILL BURKE

PETER MATTHEWS

EDGE PUTTICK

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