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Community Safety currently encompasses the work of three initiatives that are implemented in partnership with key stakeholders; the Resiliency Project, the Body Rub Centre and Adult Entertainment Support Team and the Neighbourhood Empowerment Team. Each program strives to enhance the well-being and safety of Edmontonians through their unique lens that will encourage citizens to feel safe, empowered and supported in a way that will help them connect with and enrich our communities.   

Resources for Safer Communities

Business Safety Matters

This resource provides a series of tips to help property owners, business owners, and employees reduce crime and disorder at their place of work.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

The Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) booklet provides a quick and practical guide to steps Edmontonians can take to make their property safer.

Neighbourhood Response Tool

This guide helps you make the right call at the right time. It informs you on what to do and who to call in case you witness a range of situations from vandalism, intoxication and substance abuse to property and business concerns. It also provides tangible steps to increase safety and minimize risk.

Neighbourhood Response Guide

Encouraging Positive Interactions

This guide can open the door to more positive interactions with people we may feel apprehensive around or are unfamiliar with. When we begin to understand some of the reasons behind people's behaviours, catching problematic behaviours early and knowing how to de-escalate heightened situations can help us feel more comfortable in all of our interactions. 

Safer Business Spaces

Reducing opportunity reduces crime. This quick reference offers practical tips that can be incorporated into how businesses organize and manage their space to help reduce the opportunity for criminal activity and create safer spaces.

Seniors Safety At The Door

Unfortunately, seniors can fall victim to coercive individuals at their door. This printable poster can be placed on doors to help remind seniors of the steps they can take to protect themselves. 

Protect Your Home

Don’t forget these quick and easy tips to help protect your home. Lock it up! Light it up! Tidy it up!

Youth Transit Guide

This pocket guide offers youth a list of resources and agencies that are in close proximity to major transit terminals. *Please note agency hours and services may change without notice. 

9pm Routine

Lives are stressful enough! Routine can help you take proper precautions in preventing crimes of opportunity. Set a reminder to take a quick look around your property, lock up and secure everything, bring in valuables from your car and turn on exterior lights every evening. 

If you are interested in different infographic versions to share with others please contact us. 

Youth Experiencing Homelessness

This document will help you to make the right referral when trying to assist a youth who is at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness. Some shelters will not accept youth or do not have services that are available to that would specifically meet the needs of young people. This sheet lists organisations in Edmonton that currently provide immediate assistance or have specialised care for homeless youth.

For More Information

Jenna Pilot

Title Supervisor, Community Safety



If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911 or 780-423-4567 to report criminal activity.

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