Why municipalities should invest in upstream crime prevention through social development: CMNCP partner Irvin Waller speaks to Ottawa’s 1310 news

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Listen to crime prevention specialist Irvin Waller explain to Ottawa’s 1310 news why municipalities should increase investment in effective, evidence-based and collaborative pre crime prevention strategies, and what steps they can take to prevent crime at a municipal level. Listen to the interview below. Click here to access the Action Brief.

CMNCP launches its first of four action briefs outlining why to invest in crime prevention in municipalities

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The Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention (CMNCP) in partnership with experts from the University of Ottawa is launching a new series of briefs to share the latest evidence on crime prevention. The first brief shares the evidence that investments in families and youth, school curricula, and problem-solving policing before young persons get involved in crime are cost effective crime …

CMNCP in the News in British Columbia

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The British Columbia Crime Prevention Association (BCCPA) highlighted CMNCP in their Winter 2016 newsletter. The article submitted by Felix Munger (CMNCP Managing Consultant) and Colleen Kerr (Strategy Manager – City of Surrey Public Safety) starts on page 5. Click here to read the article.

Waterloo Region to visit Winnipeg to share community safety, crime prevention strategies

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Region of Waterloo Region Councillor and Chair of Police Services Board Tom Galloway, Waterloo Region Chief of Police Bryan Larkin, and Vice-Chair of the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council Shayne Turner met with Winnipeg City Councillors Gerbasi, Pagtakhan, and Schreyer, as well as Winnipeg’s CAO Doug McNeil and the Deputy Chief of the Winnipeg Police Service to learn first-hand about …

Edmonton and Surrey visit Vancouver to share community safety and crime prevention strategies

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Edmonton’s Councillor Dave Loken, REACH Edmonton’s WrapED Project Manager Holly Hallborg, Edmonton Police Service’s Sgt Tracey Ward traveled to Vancouver to meet with Vancouver’s Chief of Police Adam Palmer, and municipal staff to learn first-hand about crime prevention strategies. Edmonton and Surrey delegates will visit Vancouver for an inter-municipal exchange on strategies to prevent crime through social development, November 3-4. …

Vancouver Acting Mayor Raymond Louie addresses Safer Cities Special Session at UN Habitat III Conference on behalf of CMNCP

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UN Habitat III Website: https://habitat3.org Location: Quito, Ecuador Vancouver Acting Mayor Raymond Louie presented on the Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention to the Safer Cities Special Session at the UN Habitat III Conference including a statement of expertise, experience, tools, and resources to the development of the Global Partnership Initiative on Safer Cities.

Presentation to Federal/Provincial/Territorial Working Group on Crime Prevention

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CMNCP Co-Chair Christiane Sadler, Professor Irvin Waller (University of Ottawa), and Felix Munger (Managing Consultant of CMNCP) presented to the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Working Group on Crime Prevention on the work undertaken by CMNCP. The presentation focused on the compelling evidence that, by investing more in the services that address the causes of crime, crime can be prevented. They also highlighted the …

Meeting with Staff of Minister of Justice and Attorney General

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Location: Ottawa, Canada Professor Irvin Waller (University of Ottawa) and Felix Munger (Managing Consultant of CMNCP) met with Jessica Prince (Senior Policy Advisor) and Keith Smith (Director of Policy). The meeting included a discussion on how the Ministry of Justice can work towards the prevention of crime and how CMNCP can assist by sharing our considerable expertise, experiences and skills, …