Find out more about what we do to prevent crime and make Ottawa a great place to live.
Crime Prevention Ottawa Initiatives
CPO contributes to crime reduction and enhanced community safety in Ottawa through collaborative, evidence-based crime prevention. Building on our Strategic Plan, CPO develops strategic initiatives to address key issues.
Our role is to:
- Build community capacity
- Foster community action
- Nurture partnerships
- Engage in policy dialogue
Our priorities are:
- Reducing violence against women
- Reducing crime in high risk neighbourhoods
- Working with youth in high risk environments
CPO also maintains a careful focus on emerging issues.
Crime Prevention Ottawa’s initiatives include:
- Violence Against Women
- Disability and Abuse
- Neighbourhood Toolkit
- Community Safety Awards
We also work closely with a wide range of partners across the city. Visit our Partnerships page to find out more.