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crime prevention (47)

Addressing Over-users of Health/Social and Police Services

Some individuals rely heavily on police, hospital and social services, entering the system over and over again and placing a drain on resources. Since 2009, the Repentigny Police Service has been...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Quebec
Keywords: crime prevention, mental health, community

Alberta Crime Reduction Strategy

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ‘K’ Division launched the Alberta Crime Reduction Strategy in late 2013 to reduce crime and its effects on communities through problem solving, enforcement...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety, Efficiencies within the Justice System
Province: Alberta
Keywords: crime reduction, crime prevention, habitual offenders, prolific offenders, crime hot spots, intelligence-led policing, root causes of crime

BC Policing and Community Safety Plan

The British Columbia Ministry of Justice’s BC Policing and Community Safety Plan (BCPCSP) seeks to set the direction, strategic framework, performance expectations and accountability mechanisms for...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety, Efficiencies within the Justice System
Province: British Columbia
Keywords: strategic plan, performance measures, oversight, crime prevention, governance, modernization, community engagement, indicators

Body Armour Control Act

Gang-related crime is a serious issue in Alberta and the increase in gang-related violence has resulted in heightened concern over public safety. Because of the inherently dangerous nature of the...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Alberta
Keywords: body armour, legislation, community safety, gangs, crime prevention

Building Partnerships to Reduce Crime

In 2012, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice implemented a strategy called Building Partnerships to Reduce Crime (BPRC). The strategy encourages police, government officials and community-based...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety, Efficiencies within the Justice System
Province: Saskatchewan
Keywords: private sector, crime prevention, community engagement, community safety, partnership

Civilianization and Crime Reduction

In 2007, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ‘J’ Division piloted a Civilianization and Crime Reduction initiative to respond to increasing property crimes and the need more efficient policing. The...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: New Brunswick
Keywords: services referrals, crime analyst, intelligence led-policing, crime prevention, civilianization, youth, data

Community Action Team

The Community Action Team (CAT) was first deployed in 2011, in response to ongoing community safety concerns and the need to disrupt the precursors of crime in distressed communities through...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Alberta
Keywords: community action, crime prevention, outreach, mobile response

Community Constable Program

A Community Constable (CC) is an armed, uniformed peace officer at the rank of Special Constable member. Their primary focus is engaging their communities in active crime prevention/reduction...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Manitoba
Keywords: isolated and remote communities, community safety, Aboriginal, crime prevention, crime reduction, community engagement

Community Mobilization Prince Albert

Community Mobilization Prince Albert (CMPA), also referred to as the “Hub,” is a multi-agency team focused on crime prevention. CMPA integrates the activities of various community agencies, including...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety, Efficiencies within the Justice System
Province: Saskatchewan
Keywords: crime prevention, community safety, partnership, crime reduction, integrated services, integrated response, hub, team

Community Safety Model

The Peel Regional Police Community Safety Model, in development since 2006, became fully operational in January 2014. The police service works collaboratively with community partners and key...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Ontario
Keywords: community safety, crime prevention, partnership, gestion du risque

Community Support Program

The Community Support Program is a group of civilian community support officers (four officers and one supervisor) who walk the beat and patrol three Business Improvement Districts in the centre of...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety, Efficiencies within the Justice System
Province: Saskatchewan
Keywords: community safety, crime prevention, street activity, neighbourhood, bylaw enforcement

Crime Reduction and Prevention Strategy

In 2009, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ‘L’ Division ran a pilot project that used preventative policing to reduce property crime and address impaired driving issues. ‘L’ Division is now...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Prince Edward Island
Keywords: preventative policing, intelligence-led policing, crime prevention, crime reduction, impaired driving, mental health, addiction, property crime

Crime Reduction Rollout

Royal Canadian Mounted Police ‘E’ Division’s crime reduction strategy began in 2005 and has since expanded to every detachment in British Columbia (BC). Each detachment now has a crime reduction...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety, Efficiencies within the Justice System, Police Interaction with Individuals Living with Mental Illness
Province: British Columbia
Keywords: crime reduction, crime prevention, habitual offenders, prolific offenders, crime hot spots, intelligence-led policing, root causes of crime

Domestic Offender Crimes Section

To better address domestic violence and prevent intimate partner violence, the Edmonton Police Service converted its existing Spousal Violence Intervention Team into a Domestic Offender Crimes...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Alberta
Keywords: domestic violence, crime prevention, intervention

Domestic Violence Action Team

The Lethbridge Domestic Violence Action Team (DVAT) is a group of community agencies in Lethbridge that work together to address issues of domestic violence through collaborative practice, public...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Alberta
Keywords: victimization, domestic violence, community engagement, crime prevention

Evidence-Based Crime Reduction Strategy—Prolific Offender Management

In 2009, the West Vancouver Police Department developed an evidence-based crime reduction strategy to identify and apprehend the top 10 prolific offenders in West Vancouver, including the Capilano...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: British Columbia
Keywords: intelligence led-policing, crime reduction, crime prevention, mental health, prolific offenders, management

First Nations Cadet Corps

The First Nations Cadet Corps is a crime prevention program that provides safe alternatives to First Nations youth. This community-led initiative, in place since 2006, is an integral part of the...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Alberta
Keywords: First Nations, youth, crime prevention, community involvement, Cadet Corps, recruitment, Aboriginal

Group to Combat Emerging Crime Phenomena

In 2007, as a pilot project, the Repentigny Police Service created a group within the police service to focus on emerging criminal groups and new crime phenomena. The group meets on an occasional...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Quebec
Keywords: emerging crime, organized crime, crime prevention, intelligence, gangs

Halifax Regional Municipality Crime Reduction Strategy

Launched in 2007 by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ‘H’ Division, the Halifax Regional Municipality Crime Reduction Strategy uses evidence-based analysis to focus and maximize the use of...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services
Province: Nova Scotia
Keywords: crime reduction, intelligence-led policing, crime mapping, crime prevention, prolific offenders

Interagency Information Sharing Protocol

In an attempt to address the high incidence of suicide in the territory of Nunavut, an interagency information sharing protocol is being piloted in January 2013. The program involves the Department...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Nunavut
Keywords: information sharing, crime prevention, mental health, suicide prevention, youth, isolated and remote communities, First Nations

Internet Child Exploitation Initiative

To reduce Internet child exploitation in New Brunswick, the provincial Department of Public Safety and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ‘J’ Division are developing and implementing an Internet...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: New Brunswick
Keywords: crime prevention, youth, internet, child exploitation, victimization, online

Internet Safety

Launched in 2013, the Internet Safety initiative is an awareness campaign featuring Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) presentations delivered to all elementary and middle schools within East...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Nova Scotia
Keywords: crime prevention, outreach, youth, children, education, awareness, internet

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team

Under the direction of the Public Safety Office (also referenced in this catalogue), the Halifax Regional Police created a Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (MHMCT) in 2008. The MHMCT is a cooperative...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Nova Scotia
Keywords: services referrals, community safety, mental health, crime prevention

Misprescription and Overprescription of Controlled Prescription Drugs

Since early 2012, the Moose Jaw Police Service has been working closely with a Pharmacist Investigator from the Saskatchewan College of Physicians and Surgeons to reduce the abuse of prescription...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety, Efficiencies within the Justice System
Province: Saskatchewan
Keywords: drugs, prescription, crime prevention, crime reduction, drug abuse

Mobile Reference and Intervention Team for Homeless Individuals

To address the large number of service calls involving homeless individuals, the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) implemented the Mobile Reference and Intervention Team for Homeless...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Quebec
Keywords: crime prevention, mental health, homeless, homelessness, services referrals, intervention

MOBILIS

From 2008 to 2011, the Longueuil Police Service and the Centre jeunesse de la Montérégie (Montérégie youth centre) undertook an initiative to address juvenile prostitution linked to street gangs...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Quebec
Keywords: crime prevention, community partnership, sex trade, prostitution, gangs, street-involved youth, youth at risk, sexual violence, service referrals

Neighborhood Crime Mapping

The Edmonton Police Service developed the Neighbourhood Crime Mapping online tool in 2009 to provide timely, relevant data on crime at the neighbourhood level. On the Neighbourhood Crime Mapping...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Alberta
Keywords: crime mapping, community engagement, technology, crime data, crime prevention

Neighbourhood Action Team

The Fredericton Police Force’s five-year plan (created in 2006) identified the need to restructure its approach to community policing. On that basis, and after further studies by internal and...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: New Brunswick
Keywords: community safety, community policing, community engagement, team, crime prevention, neighbourhood

Neighbourhood Empowerment Team

Edmonton’s Neighbourhood Empowerment Team (N.E.T.) initiative has evolved over time. Launched as a partnership between the City of Edmonton Community Services, Edmonton Police Service, The Family...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Alberta
Keywords: Community empowerment, partnership, crime prevention, youth services

North East Nova Crime Reduction Strategy

The North East Nova Crime Reduction Strategy uses intelligence-led policing to reduce crime in the North East Nova District. Civilian criminal intelligence analysts pull information from police...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Nova Scotia
Keywords: intelligence-led policing, crime reduction, crime prevention, prolific offenders, traffic

Partnering for Safer Communities

The Partnering for Safer Communities initiative is a series of two-day training workshops held throughout New Brunswick. Workshop participants are drawn from many different sectors and groups. The...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: New Brunswick
Keywords: community policing, crime prevention, training, community safety, partnership, workshop, education, evidence-based crime prevention, partnership

Patrols in Parks and on Cycling Trails

Since 2006, the Blainville Police Service has used police cadets to patrol the Blainville municipality’s green spaces and its network of cycling trails.

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Quebec
Keywords: crime prevention, civilianization, cadet, park, patrol

Public Safety Office

Following the 2008 release of the Halifax Mayor’s Roundtable Report, "Violence and Public Safety in the Halifax Regional Municipality," the Halifax Regional Police put the Public Safety Office in...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Nova Scotia
Keywords: crime prevention, community engagement, public safety, partnership

Regional Integrated Intelligence Units

Regional Integrated Intelligence Units (RIIUs) are integrated intelligence-led policing units that bring together members of the law enforcement community throughout the province to share information...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services
Province: New Brunswick
Keywords: intelligence-led policing, organized crime, crime prevention, integrated services

Safer, Stronger Communities Initiative

The Safer, Stronger Communities Initiative uses a multidisciplinary team to tackle crime and enhance community safety in public housing areas. This initiative is a coordinated response to crime...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: Nova Scotia
Keywords: community safety, crime prevention, public housing, partnership

School Resource Officer Program

As a part of the overarching Toronto Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy (TAVIS), the Toronto Police Service is connecting with youth in the schools through the School Resource Officer (SRO) program...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Ontario
Keywords: school, anti-violence strategy, youth outreach, crime prevention

Sécuri-Parc

In 2011, the Châteauguay Police Service, through a partnership with the Sureté du Québec, implemented the Sécuri-Parc initiative to ensure safety in the Beauharnois-Valleyfield Regional...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Quebec
Keywords: park, crime prevention, civilianization, cadet, community safety, patrol

Sexual Violence Action Committee

In an effort to enhance public awareness and knowledge of sexual violence, the Lethbridge Regional Police Service established the Sexual Violence Action Committee (SVAC) in 2004. SVAC is a standing...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services
Province: Alberta
Keywords: sexual violence, community engagement, crime prevention

Support Team for Psychosocial Emergencies

In June 2012, through interagency collaboration, the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal created an "Équipe de soutien aux urgences psychosociales", (Support Team for Psychosocial Emergencies...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Quebec
Keywords: services referrals, multidisciplinary team, mental health, crime prevention

The Ontario Working Group on Collaborative, Risk-Driven Community Safety

The Ontario Working Group on Collaborative, Risk-Driven Community Safety (OWG) is a subcommittee of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Community Safety and Crime Prevention Committee...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Ontario
Keywords: community safety, partnership, multidisciplinary, crime prevention, risk management

Toronto Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy

The Toronto Police Service introduced the Toronto Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy (TAVIS) in 2006 to respond to a spike in gun violence in the Toronto area. TAVIS is an intensive community...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Ontario
Keywords: violence reduction, community safety, intelligence-led policing, anti-violence strategy, crime prevention

Victoria Integrated Community Outreach Team

The Victoria Police Department established the Victoria Integrated Community Outreach Team (VICOT) in 2007 to provide intensive support to individuals living with persistent mental illness who face...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: British Columbia
Keywords: community engagement, mental health, substance abuse, integrated team, crime prevention

Youth at Risk Coordinator

To address provincial rates of youth incarceration that were consistently higher than in other provinces, the Fredericton Police Force established the position of Youth at Risk Coordinator in 2008...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: New Brunswick
Keywords: youth at risk, coordinator, intervention, crime prevention, community, youth crime, recidivism

Youth for Change and Inclusion

Over the last nine years, the Victoria Police Department has run the Youth for Change and Inclusion (YCI) program which brings together youth from a variety of ethnic, racial, religious and cultural...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: British Columbia
Keywords: youth, crime prevention, community engagement, education, diversity

Youth Gang Prevention Strategies

The Delta Police Department is developing youth gang prevention strategies to prevent and discourage youth involvement in gangs, bullying and extortion. The department will work with community...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: British Columbia
Keywords: youth, crime prevention, community partnership

Youth in Policing Initiative

In 2006, in an effort to improve the relationship between the police service and the community, build relationships and decrease gang recruitment, the Toronto Police Service introduced the Youth in...

Pillars: New Models of Community Safety
Province: Ontario
Keywords: youth employment, crime prevention, youth police relations, community engagement

Youth Intervention and Diversion Program

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Crime Reduction Unit in ‘J’ Division implemented the Youth Intervention and Diversion Program (YIDP) in 2009. YIDP is an evidence-based program designed to...

Pillars: Efficiencies within Police Services, New Models of Community Safety
Province: New Brunswick
Keywords: services referrals, crime prevention, youth at risk, evidence-based policing, social services, intervention
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