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, […]

Job Scammers Step Up Their Game


Job scammers are a whole lot smarter than they used to be. In the past — and to some extent, still today — you could easily spot a fake job when the supposed employer offers you work without ever checking you out. And their “jobs” usually offered unexpectedly high pay. They often used poor English […]

It’s not just a bad habit…

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On March 6, Crime Stoppers Association of Edmonton and Northern Alberta with support from the Alberta Office of Traffic Safety will be launching a multi-faceted awareness campaign about reporting Habitual Impaired Driving. Impaired driving is a critical issue in Alberta. While efforts exist to encourage the public to report in-progress impaired drivers, many are not […]

5 Simple Steps for Street Proofing your Family

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5 Simple Tips for Street Proofing your Family: Article Submitted by Dan Walton Did you know that there are several ways that people target children, and youth and others may be open to being taken advantage of. Here are some of the most common ways. 1. ASKING FOR HELP: The world famous I lost my […]

“Can you hear me now?” Telephone Scam Reported

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From encrypted passwords to padlocked doors, Canadians will go to extreme lengths to avoid scammers. Now it may not be safe to pick up the phone. A new scam relies on your voice to answer a simple question: “Can you hear me now”? The scammers try to bait callers into answering “yes.” Anti-fraud agencies say […]