Crime Prevention Programs
The Richmond RCMP Crime Prevention Programs educate the public with information on effective ways to prevent and reduce crime and promote public awareness of crime prevention. In addition to browsing these webpages you can also download our newly released Crime Prevention Guide.
- Auxiliary Constables
- Block Watch
- Business Link
- Criminal Activity Maps
- DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance)
- Home Security Checks
- Restorative Justice
- School Liaison
- Youth Intervention
- Youth Section
- Victim/Witness Services
The purpose of the Auxiliary Constables program is to strengthen community and police partnerships by providing citizen volunteers with the opportunity to perform authorized activities in support of strategies to address the causes of, or reduce the fear of, crime and disorder.
Block Watch is a free, community-based, crime prevention program aimed at helping residents organize their neighbourhoods to help prevent crime in the community. For more information, please visit www.richmond.ca/blockwatch
This program's focus is to educate businesses in crime prevention strategies to help reduce crime. To receive email alerts of neighbourhood commercial break and enters, register your business name and address at firstname.lastname@example.org To view Richmond neighbourhood Criminal Activity Maps, visit www.richmond.ca/crime. For more information on Business Link, visit www.richmond.ca/businesslink
Criminal Activity Maps
The Richmond RCMP Criminal Activity Map show where recent property crimes have occurred in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. This information is distributed to raise awareness and help educate property owners on crime prevention techniques. Visit www.richmond.ca/crime
DARE is a prevention education program that provides a pro-active approach to a global substance abuse problem. It is a co-operative effort between the community, the schools and the Police.
Home Security Checks
Richmond RCMP offers homeowners a free Home Security Check to help protect their homes. Members and/or volunteers trained in crime prevention through environmental design will assess your current security methods and will give you a written report with suggestions on how to target harden your home to make it more secure. You will be asked for your name, birth date and Driver's License number for the purpose of an RCMP security background check before an appointment is scheduled. To request a Home Security Check, please call 604-207-4829.
This program is coordinated by Touchstone Family Association, and operates two models conferencing: 1) Community Justice Forum and 2) Community Accountability Panel.
The purpose of the program is to help build a better relationship between the police and young people.
The Richmond RCMP Youth Section balances their time between education and enforcement. Youth officers are assigned to high schools and deal with files involving students at school during school hours or to/from school.
For more information see the Youth Section.
To provide assessment, counselling and/or referral services to youth (17 years and younger) referred by RCMP officers who have been identified by actual or potential conflict with the law.
The Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services provides crime victims, witnesses and their families, and those who are experiencing a trauma with professional, supportive, and timely assistance to lesson the impact of crime and trauma.