2017 ACCPA Crime Prevention Conference

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Successful crime prevention takes the entire community to become engaged. ACCPA is the hub for Alberta to share best practices in crime prevention between community members & organizations, government and law enforcement. This years’ conference took place May 2 & 3 at the Clarion Hotel in Calgary, Alberta and brought together ACCPA members, partners and experts, […]

Recognizing Albertans who protect our communities

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Six individuals and organizations have received 2017 Alberta Community Justice Awards in recognition of their outstanding contributions to neighbourhood safety, social outreach and the prevention of crime. FRONT ROW: Lindsay Daniller (REACH Edmonton); Staff Sergeant Frank Cattoni (SORCe); Dr. Andre P. Grace (Comprehensive Health Education Workers Project); Beverly Salomons (Alberta Citizens on Patrol Association); Jessica […]

Watch for these scams if you are vacationing


It doesn’t matter where you’re headed this vacation season — unless it’s your own backyard — travel scammers will be there, ready and waiting to catch you out. Every year we encounter a fresh crop of travel scams. There’s no shortage of ingenuity for the tricks these crooks play, as we’ll demonstrate in the first […]

Can You Trust Your Facebook Friends?


You get a message from someone you think you know who wants to become one of your Facebook Friends. Should be okay, right? Maybe not. Right now, one of the most common ruses on this site is the so-called Facebook clone scam. In this trick, crooks target Facebook accounts with weak or no privacy settings. […]