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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


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

Public Safety Canada was created in 2003 to ensure coordination across all federal departments and agencies responsible for national security and the safety of Canadians. Their mandate is to keep Canadians safe from a range of risks such as natural disasters, crime and terrorism. Public Safety Canada works with five agencies and three review bodies, united in a single portfolio and all reporting to the same minister. Areas of concern are national security, border strategies, countering crime and emergency management issues.

Related keywords: Corrections, Crime prevention, Federal government departments, Police, Public safety

This resource guide by the Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia provides readers with valuable tools to address the issue of safety in an easy to read format.(PDF - 50 pages, 2011)

Related keywords: Crime prevention, Internet safety, Public safety


The International Centre for the Prevention of Crime (ICPC) is an international non-governmental organization created with the mission of assisting cities and countries to reduce delinquency, violent crime and insecurity. It collaborates with local, national, regional and specialized entities to harness prevention experience and know how from around the world to solve local crime problems.

Related keywords: Crime prevention

The International Crime Free Association is a non-profit organization whose goal is to help any persons involved with all types of rental properties, by expanding their knowledge of the Crime Free Programs through training, networking, information sharing, and assistance with on-going and newly formed Crime Free Programs. The Crime Free Programs are innovative, law enforcement based crime prevention methods designed to help keep illegal activity out of rental property.

Related keywords: Crime prevention, Landlord and tenant