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If the crime you are reporting is an emergency, call 911.
If the crime you are reporting is not an emergency, you can call the non-emergency line at 604-525-5411 or attend our Front Counter at 555 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is an effective way of reducing crime in your own home. CPTED is a proactive approach that aims to reduce or eliminate opportunities for crime. It is best implemented at the conceptual or design stage, but commonly used to enhance security. CPTED can result in reduced crime, reduced fear of crime and reduced nuisance behaviour.
These principles have proven successful in reducing the opportunity of being victimized.
Dark areas are crime attractors. Here are some suggestions for strategic lighting:
Poor home security makes your home a bigger target for crime. Insufficient locks can make you and your family more vulnerable. Here are some suggestions for lock security:
Privacy is important, but should not have a negative impact on your home security or that of your neighbours.