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Responding to the Dangers of Methamphetamine

The intention of this report is to collect and provide information on the use and production of methamphetamine, and the best practices currently in use in many jurisdictions to respond to its use, production, and distribution. In addition, this report provides direction to communities wishing to develop their own response to methamphetamine. This report was […]

Motor Vehicle Theft: An Analysis of Recovered Vehicles in the Fraser Valley

Motor vehicle theft is one of the most commonly reported crimes in Canada. In British Columbia, an estimated 48 vehicles are stolen every day. Vehicles are typically stolen for three reasons: recreation, transportation, or profit. Vehicles stolen for recreation primarily involve youth attempting to establish status among peers. This form of motor vehicle theft involves […]

Public Safety Survey: Kamloops Area

This report presents the results of a public safety survey conducted by the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University College of the Fraser Valley for the Kamloops Detachment of the RCMP. The purpose of the survey was to describe Kamloops residents’ feelings about their own personal safety and the nature and extent […]

Public Safety Survey: Penticton Area

This report presents the results of a public safety survey conducted by the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University College of the Fraser Valley for the Penticton Detachment of the RCMP. The purpose of the survey was to describe Penticton residents’ feelings about their own personal safety and the nature and extent […]

Public Safety Survey: Terrace Area

This report presents the results of a public safety survey conducted by the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University College of the Fraser Valley for the Terrace Detachment of the RCMP. The purpose of the survey was to describe Terrace residents’ feelings about their own personal safety and the nature and extent […]