Providing Acess to over 600 Crime Prevention Organizations Across BC

?Providing Access to Over 600 Crime Prevention Organizations Across BCBCCPA Crime Prevention Pages Available for Public Access Burnaby, March 31, 2006: BC Crime Prevention Association (BCCPA) is excited to announce the public launching of a free downloadable resource directory containing listings of crime prevention and community safety programs and initiatives from across BC, which can be found atwww.bccpa.org/crimepreventionpages.htm. Consistent with the mandate -knowledge is an essential crime prevention tool – the goal of this resource is to educate members of the general public and organizations within our communities about innovative crime prevention programs throughout BC.BCCPA CP Pages PDF is the final phase of providing a provincial resource which can be accessed in various formats. CP Pages Online was launched in November 2005 as a searchable online database of crime prevention and community safety initiatives province wide. Along with the online and downloadable version, BCCPA CP Pages can also be purchased in a bound or binder format. The downloadable BCCPA CP Pages PDF and hard copy both include three user-friendly indexes to better assist those searching for crime prevention organizations. These indexes allow users to search for organizations based on the name of an organization, the services provided by an organization (under the subject index) and the region an organization is located in. Whether you are a student conducting research for a term paper, a crime prevention practitioner interested in learning about cutting-edge programs in other parts of the province, or a citizen interested in participating in a local crime prevention program, the downloadable BCCPA CP Pages PDF and Hard Copy versions along with BCCPA CP Pages Online are invaluable tools. We invite those who have questions related to crime prevention to contact the Information and Referral Service for assistance at (604) 291-9959 ext. 227 in the lower mainland and 1-888-405-2288 ext. 227 outside of the lower mainland or email library@bccpa.org.The BCCPA is a non-profit provincial association comprised of an integrated team of citizens and police, dedicated to providing leadership that promotes effective partnerships through the development of initiatives designed to reduce crime and its impact on the community.