Key Issues and Measures to Improve Safety and Functionality The whole issue of achieving safety within urban alley environments has long been an intriguing challenge for me throughout my career as a … [Read more...] about Applying Environmental Criminology to Optimize Safe, Functional Utilization of Public Alley Spaces
Guest Feature by Tom McKay, CPTED Canada President and ISCPP Past President While I’m familiar with the saying “put it out in the universe”, I can’t say that I previously had the experience … [Read more...] about Risk Terrain Modeling – The Universe Just Answered Back!
My first introduction to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) occurred back in 2004 as a member of South Australia Police. As a general duty member, I was expected to use basic CPTED … [Read more...] about Kelowna’s CPTED Cohort
Living on the West Coast has certainly been an adventure, alluring in so many ways. It's hard to imagine after growing up in Calgary, Alberta and spending many years in Central Alberta that I would … [Read more...] about Diving Deep Into the Abyss of our Built Environments
There has been a lot of buzz over the last few years about how we can improve community safety and well-being without always being so dependent on our police services, and other levels of government. … [Read more...] about A National Shift Towards Improving our Built Environment
The Knottwood Community League was formed on Mar. 14, 1977, at a meeting in Satoo Elementary School, where the residents resolved to provide programs and a community hall for the three neighbourhoods … [Read more...] about A Community Success Story
Hi everyone! A quick introduction, since I’m new here - my name is Brian Hoessler, I am an independent consultant based in Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the traditional homeland of the Métis, … [Read more...] about Evaluation in the City
Kleptophobia (or cleptophobia): an abnormal fear of theft. My life sure has evolved in terms of feeling secure. When young, I was afraid my purse would be stolen while I partied at a club. My … [Read more...] about Help! I suffer from kleptophobia!
As we venture into another year ahead we can't forget the path left behind us for it helps us forge the journey we will all take in 2022. Last year marked our first Community Safety Practitioner in … [Read more...] about The Next Chapter
Growing up as young children many of us will remember being told stories. They were often shared through family and friends, some of them passed down through the ages while others were made up on the … [Read more...] about A New Story Unfolding