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A Review of the Research on the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) Program

An increasing number of children and adolescents in Canada and the United States face a large number of social and psychological risk factors for substance use and abuse, such as alcohol and illicit drugs. These risk factors are challenging children and youth at a younger and younger age. According to Haans and Hotton (2004), there […]

Les Laboratoires De Drogue Clandestins En Colombie-Britannique

Le présent rapport décrit les résultats d’une étude menée dans le but d’en apprendre davantage à propos des opérations de production de drogue synthétique – de méthamphétamine en particulier – en Colombie-Britannique. Cette étude tente de brosser un tableau de certaines caractéristiques des laboratoires clandestins de production de drogue découverts par la police ces dernières […]

Clandestine Drug Laboratories in British Columbia

This report describes the results of a study undertaken to find out more about synthetic drug production operations, specifically methamphetamine in British Columbia. The study sought to provide a picture of selected characteristics of clandestine synthetic drug labs discovered by police in recent years, giving particular attention to how these labs came to the attention […]

A 30 Year Analysis of Police Service Delivery and Costing: “E” Division

Understanding current costs of police services requires an understanding of past costs and past demands for police services. This research explored how demands for police services from the RCMP in British Columbia varied over the past 30 years and whether the amount of work necessary to respond to calls for police services increased or decreased. […]