(Thunder Bay, ON) Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) would like to officially announce the launch of two social media sites created to enhance communication between the public and the police service.

Newly created accounts at Facebook and Twitter will be utilized by NAPS in order to connect with the citizens and leadership of the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation along with other agencies and public groups.  This will enable the service to broaden our profile to social media networks.  Other benefits include that information can be relayed on an instant and constant basis and the ability to reach out to the youth and to persons who are interested in a policing career.

NAPS looks forward to continuing to exchange information and relay messages with the public on safety, announcements, media releases, community service, and alerts.  The service invites the public to visit on Facebook at Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (Official) and also on Twitter @NAPS_Police.  The public is reminded that Facebook or Twitter is not the format for public complaints, for requesting police assistance, or for relaying confidential information such as drug or alcohol smuggling tips.  Complaints can be reported online at  Police assistance can be reported to your local detachment, and confidential information with regard to drug or alcohol smuggling tips can be reported anonymously by telephone to your local detachment or by calling CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). 

For further information, please contact: 

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 Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Cell 807-629-4807 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario