OPP want you to know they’re not soliciting funds for their community bear program. They’ve recently had a few inquiries about police related organizations calling to solicit funds for teddy bears.

The corporate OPP office is sending the message to residents that the OPP does not solicit funds from members of the public for any of their programs.

They’re reminding people to verify the legitimacy of any organization that calls to solicit funds. For more on how to spot a scam, click here.