Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch

The Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch of the Ministry of Justice works with communities, stakeholders, all levels of government, police and service providers to improve the safety of communities and to assist victims of violence. Our mandate includes services for victims of crime and women and children fleeing violence, financial assistance for victims of crime, victim safety and court support, crime prevention, restorative justice, combating human trafficking, and civil forfeiture.

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The Ministry of Attorney General and the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General recognize the need to address the response of the justice system to the problem of violence against women and children. In an ...
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This report examines gangs in BC and Canada, and provides clear guidelines on evidence-based practices in preventing membership in gangs and intervening with gang-involved youth.
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