IN FOCUS: Safe Surrey

The Leader outlines how the city and its citizens are working together to improve public safety.

Crime is top of mind for many in the city – but it’s not all bad news. This community has a host of people, professionals, programs and policies that are working to make a positive impact on public safety.

Among them: Anti-gang initiatives; volunteer block watches; business bike patrols; youth intervention programs; crime-prevention sessions for renters; take-back-the-community projects; neighbourhood advocates; and RCMP strategies.

For 2015, The Leader’s annual Surrey in Focus publication explores some of these crime-fighting tactics. Links to the stories are provided below.

• SURREY IN FOCUS: Making campus safer

• SURREY IN FOCUS: Shedding crime image hasn’t been easy for city

• SURREY IN FOCUS: Creating public areas that are inherently safe – by design

• SURREY IN FOCUS: Volunteers the backbone of community safety

• SURREY IN FOCUS: Blocking crime – one block at a time

• SURREY IN FOCUS: Police taking proactive steps

• SURREY IN FOCUS: Program certifies rental buildings

• SURREY IN FOCUS: Help for at-risk youth

 

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