College & university campuses are not immune from safety and security issues. Learn how to stay safe while on campus with the Crime Prevention Week Safety on Campus Tip Sheet
Youth Engagement is a central principle of youth development. Youth are actively involved in shaping their development by interacting with the people and opportunities made available within their environments. Learn more about how to effectively engage youth with the Crime Prevention Week Youth Engagement Tip Sheet
Sexual Violence is a general term that describes behaviours and actions that are sexual in nature are unwanted, coerced, and committed without consent. Sexual violence is a continuum of behaviours and actions including, but not limited to:
– Sexist jokes or explicit comments, catcalling, homophobic slurs, spreading rumours about someone’s sexuality
– Harassment, stalking,
– Sexual exploitation, trafficking
– Groping or unwanted sexual touching, flashing, sexual assault, child sexual assault, indecent exposure
Sexual violence has harmful and lasting consequences for victims/survivors, their families, and communities.
Crime can be devastating to businesses small and large. Shoplifting, robbery, credit/debit card fraud, break and enter, vandalism and employee theft impacts the assets and safety of a business, no matter what size. Tips to reduce threats to businesses: Business Crime Prevention Tip Sheet
We all have the power to change the story for those being victimized by hurtful and harmful behaviours and attitudes. Learn more about becoming an active bystander. Bystander Intervention Tip Sheet
“Crime Prevention in Changing Times” is the theme for Crime Prevention Week 2017, which runs from November 1 – 7. Illustrating the safety and health of our community needs to be adaptive to the ever-changing dynamics of the communities around us. To create safe and healthy communities we need a collective effort between Police and those citizens within communities.
Visit BCCPA’s webpage daily throughout Crime Prevention week for the release of daily tip sheets to support this year’s daily topics: Bystander Intervention, Business Crime Prevention, Sexual Violence, Youth Engagement, Safety on Campus, Seniors Safety, and Digital Citizenship.
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Halloween can be an exciting time for children, but with the distraction of candy and costumes it can be easy to forget about safety rules. Halloween Safety is a shared responsibility. Learn how to keep children safe at Halloween with the BCCPA Halloween Safety Tip Sheet.
BCCPA News – Fall 2017 is Now Available
Documents to support the Sept 19 BCCPA Webinar: Preventing Youth Exploitation are found below.
BCCPA Preventing Youth Exploitation Webinar PPT deck
Student Safety in a Digital Era Info Bulletin
A recording of the Webinar can be found at the following link:
BCCPA will be hosting a free webinar on Back to School Safety ~ Preventing Youth Exploitation Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 1030 to 1200. Kev Lescisin of Children of the Street Society will discuss the issue of youth exploitation.
This webinar will provide an overview of:
– What youth exploitation looks like
– An overview of school-based prevention programs
– Early intervention initiatives
– Resources for parents and service providers, including how teachers, counsellors, school liaison officers and service providers can incorporate these resources into their outreach activities.
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and ask questions through the Webex chat function, or through the teleconference line.