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Recommendations Report for Public Forum and Leadership Symposium Taking Action Together: Addressing Gangs in Our City
On Monday, November 26, 2012, Crime Prevention Ottawa with its partners the Ottawa Police Service, the Youth Services Bureau, and Ottawa Community Housing released the "Recommendations Report" for the Public Forum and Leadership Symposium Taking Action Together: Addressing Gangs in Our City held in October 2012.
The Recommendations Report presents key priorities and next steps to address gangs in Ottawa.
VIEW Recommendations Report
VIEW Record of proceedings Report (available in English only)
Taking Action Together: Addressing Gangs in Our City
Are you concerned about youth getting involved in gangs? This panel presentation examined gangs and gang prevention in Ottawa. “It’s not just a police issue. It’s not just a city issue. It’s a community issue. To truly address the issue of guns and gangs in our community, we need a multifaceted solution that can address the broader social factors at play. The Ottawa Police Service is committed to working with community partners such as Crime Prevention Ottawa, the Youth Services Bureau, and Ottawa Community Housing to strengthen our strategies for addressing youth and gangs.” Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau.
Speakers: Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau, Crime Prevention Ottawa Executive Director Nancy Worsfold, Ottawa Police Guns & Gangs Unit Staff Sergeant Mark Patterson and Youth Development Manager for the City of Toronto Jabari Lindsay
Date: October 17, 2012
View Staff Sgt. Mark Patterson’s presentation
View Nancy Worsfold’s presentation
View Ross Hastings' presentation