This is by no means an exhaustive list of organizations and interesting information in the area of crime prevention through social development. If you know of other appropriate sites which are not listed here, please send us your suggested link at firstname.lastname@example.org, and specify which category it would be listed under.
The following sites contain regularly updated listings of events related to crime prevention through social development:
International Centre for the Prevention of Crime
Created in 1994 in response to calls for action from local authorities, the ICPCĺs mission is to assist cities and countries in reducing delinquency, violent crime and insecurity.
The United Nations and its agencies have produced a number of guidelines and implementation guides relevant to crime prevention:
- Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
The CACP has endorsed a pro-active approach to crime prevention involving community partnerships and an inter-agency approach
- Canadian Criminal Justice Association
The CCJA is a membership organization dedicated to the improvement of the criminal justice system in Canada.
- Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Two necessary approaches to crime prevention: raising children who don't need to hate, and marketing the pragmatic values of trust, empathy, affection and cooperation in the adult world
- Centre for Research on Youth at Risk
Information from the St. Thomas University Centre for Research on Youth at Risk
- Canadian Crime Prevention Network
Please note: this site is presently under construction and not available online. It may be up and running again in mid-October 2005.
The network aims to bring together the best available information on crime prevention, foster the acquisition of knowledge, ensure that knowledge is widely accessible and easy to use, and advocate for the use of the best evidence-based knowledge in the development of crime prevention policies and programs
See Provincial and Territorial Governments in the Policies section of this website