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Definition: Strategies and measures that help decrease the likelihood that a criminal act will occur. A wide range of approaches are used.
See also keywords:  Gun control, Public safety

Alberta Resources

The Edmonton Police Service has developed this Neighbourhood Crime Mapping tool as a way to keep the public informed and help prevent crime. Select a neighbourhood by ‘clicking’ on the city map, select a date range, and then one, some or all of eight crime groups to plot on the map.

Related keywords: Crime prevention, Police, Public safety

This guide is designed with the intent of helping families and friends of men incarcerated in Alberta navigate our sometimes complex and intimidating Criminal Justice System. This booklet has been prepared by the Edmonton John Howard Society.
Related keywords: Arrest, Corrections, Crime prevention, Criminal records and record suspensions, Legal process, Parole

The John Howard Society of Alberta is a non-profit agency concerned with the problem of crime and its prevention. The organization takes its name and spirit from the 18th century humanitarian John Howard, whose name has become a symbol of humane consideration for prisoners. It was incorporated in 1949, and today the organization consists of six separately incorporated districts along with the Provincial Office. The website provides information about the services available in each of these districts.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Corrections, Crime prevention, Criminal records and record suspensions, Reintegration

This online resource from Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security describes the structure of police services in Alberta.

Related keywords: Crime prevention, Police

REACH is Edmonton's Council for Safe Communities. REACH is a community-based organization working to mobilize and coordinate organizations, community groups and Edmontonians to find innovative solutions to prevention and community safety.

Related keywords: Consumer protection and fraud, Credit and debt, Crime prevention, Gangs, Multiculturalism, Prostitution and pornography, Public safety, School safety, Sexual harassment

This information on reporting fraud is prepared by the Edmonton Police Service. It provides information on how to report a fraud to the police when you’re a victim
Related keywords: Crime prevention, Crimes and offences

The Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act (SCAN) allows Albertans to take back their neighbourhoods by reporting problem residences and buildings.  SCAN, which was a key recommendation from the Safer Communities and Crime Reduction Task Force, promotes community safety by targeting/investigating properties that: negatively affect the health, safety or security of one or more persons in a neighbourhood; and/or interfere with the peaceful enjoyment of one or more properties in a community or neighbourhood.

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The Block Parent Program of Canada is a registered charity and Canada's largest volunteer-run child safety organization. Over 300,000 volunteers from coast to coast help to make communities safer for everyone.

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A multipurpose website operated by the Youth Engagement Section of the RCMP. Discusses many youth-related topics including diversity, drugs, violence, health & safety, and internet safety. Includes a section for educators, parents, and adults who work with youth.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Crime prevention, Youth criminal justice

The John Howard Society is a network of offices across Canada and the Northwest Territories committed to "effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime." They work with people who have come into conflict with the law, advocate for changes in the criminal justice process, engage in public education on matters relating to criminal law and promote crime prevention through community and social development activities. The website provides access to information about the services in each province.

Related keywords: Corrections, Crime prevention, Criminal records and record suspensions, Reintegration, Restorative justice