The Body Rub Task Force includes two Municipal Enforcement Officers and a Community Safety Liaison. The focus of the BRC Team is to enhance harm reduction and physical safety within licensed body rub centres by focusing on: compliance for licensing, education and awareness programs, relationship building and information sharing with other licensing associations and municipalities.
Meet our Body Rub and Adult Entertainment Support Team members.
Carrie holds a Bachelor of Professional Arts in Human Services and has been working in the field of crime prevention and community safety for almost 15 years. She has long been interested in helping to build communities into thriving and safe places for citizens of all kinds. During her 10 years working as part of the Neighbourhood Empowerment Team (NET), Carrie has worked to support projects ranging from safety changes to park spaces, a high-intensity program for at-risk youth to graffiti reduction.
Now, working as part of the Body Rub Centre Task Force Implementation Team, Carrie has the opportunity to use her skills, alongside the lived experiences of many diverse people, to help make improvements to the lives of those working in this industry.
Chris Samy graduated from Mount Royal University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. He has worked in various law enforcement roles until accepting a position with the City of Edmonton in April 2014 as a graffiti inspector. In addition to his time as a graffiti inspector, Chris also spent time in general bylaw enforcement and most recently as a Municipal Enforcement Officer with the newly created Cannabis enforcement team.
Chris enjoys working closely with communities and other agencies as well as the opportunity to apply his learning from university and experience in the adult entertainment industry.
Tori holds a Bachelor of Professional Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and a Police and Investigation Diploma. She has spent a year as a civilian employee with the Edmonton Police Service and has been working for the City of Edmonton Complaints and Investigations section for the past 3 years.
Tori’s passion for collaborative work has led her to join the Personals Section. On this team she deals with the enforcement of all licensing related to Adult Services in the City of Edmonton. Tori works with the team to reduce harm by educating the public and service providers of all rules and regulations.