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Article: "Moving Upstream: Rethinking Crime Prevention at the Municipal Level"

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Moving Upstream: Rethinking Crime Prevention at the Municipal Level Read the October Municipal World October article by CMNCP on why municipalities should invest in upstream crime prevention through social development. We now have evidence that municipalities across the country can lower their crime and victimization rates by investing in evidence-based prevention programs and initiatives; more specifically, by investing in young …

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. …