Crime Prevention and Policing Review

Everyone wants a safe community and crime prevention is everyone’s business. That's why we went to Red Deer residents and organizations to get your perspective about strategies that will make our community a better place.

The Crime Prevention and Policing Strategy Update and Policing Service Model Review was approved by City Council as a planning document in 2011. Contained in the review are a number of recommendations for the continuation of crime prevention and community safety initiatives as well as enhancements to policing operations including calls for service and public reporting. Review the executive summary and the entire report below.

Executive Summary (pdf)  
Review Summary, Recommendations and Strategic Framework

Part 1: Research and Statistical Analysis (pdf)
Includes crime statistics from 2004 to 2009, trends, factors contributing to crime, comparisons to other similar cities, levels of policing, calls for service and factors impacting policing.

Part 2: Community Perception and Strategy Development (pdf)
Details community perception on a range of issues including perceptions of crime and safety, personal experience with crime, awareness of crime prevention initiatives and policing.

Part 3: Policing Service Model Review (pdf)
Examines the costing between policing services provided by the RCMP and a municipal police service as well as the advantages, disadvantages, service levels and effectiveness of various policing models.

Appendices to Part 1, 2 & 3 (pdf)

Second Appendix to Part 3 (pdf)