Chilliwack Crime Prevention Services
The Chilliwack RCMP recognizes the importance of crime prevention and education in a community. Crime is a problem that affects an entire community and often requires a community based solution. Chilliwack Crime Prevention Services focuses on assisting the public by providing education and crime prevention techniques, which will enhance levels of public safety for Chilliwack's citizens.
Through various policing initiatives, the Chilliwack RCMP strive to be accessible to the public they serve. For this reason, the Chilliwack Crime Prevention Services office was developed.
***We are looking for volunteers!***
If you are interested in volunteering as an office volunteer with Chilliwack Crime Prevention Services or with one of our programs, such as Chilliwack City Watch or Chilliwack Speed Watch, please contact our office at 604-393-3000 or visit the Crime Prevention Office located at: 45877 Wellington Avenue, Chilliwack, BC, V2P 2C8.
Please be aware, we are experiencing a considerable amount of Scams, Frauds, and Cons which prey upon all types of vulnerable people. These scams are coming via telephone, mail and the internet and individuals are operating under the guise of very reputable government agencies to commit their criminal offences. For example: Canada Revenue Agency (where people are asked to provide their SIN number, credit card number, and/or bank account information) or BC Hydro (where you may be asked to make a payment under the threat of a termination of service). In addition, fraudsters may claim to be collecting donations for charities and non-profit organziations, such as a Community Policing Society and/or Fire Fighters Association.
***Please do not send any personal or financial information via: Telephone, mail, and/or the internet. Always research the organization for legitimacy prior to donating money and ask questions to the organization or individual to confrim their authenticity.***
Please be aware and always use your judgement! If you require anymore information in regards to Scams, Frauds, and Cons, please feel free to contact us.
Crime Prevention Programs and access to a policing services are available. Feel free to drop by for a visit and speak with a community liaison officer.
The Chilliwack RCMP Auxiliary Program is a volunteer crime prevention initiative. Auxiliary Constables are unpaid community citizens who volunteer and receive specialized training to augment active police efforts.
Block Watch is a proactive program that encourages neighbours to join with other neighbours in reducing the likelihood of residential crime in their neighbourhoods. Concerned citizens work together to prevent crime in their communities and neighbourhoods. Neighbours meet over a common goal – making their neighbourhoods a safer place to live and play. A Break and Enter can be prevented if criminals know that there are watchful neighbours.
Child Identification continues to be a popular program. Trained Volunteers fingerprint children for identification purposes. In addition to the in-office requests for child identification services, Volunteers attendemany community events including the Ann Davis Transition House Fun Fair, Sto:Lo Nations Children’s Fair, Chilliwack Central Community School, Senior Safety at Evergreen Hall and the Child Development Society.
Chilliwack City Watch is a Volunteer group of area residents who care about Chilliwack and want to make Chilliwack a better place for families and visitors. The main focus of the Program is being the extra eyes and ears for the RCMP. Chilliwack Citizens on Patrol report any suspicious activity to the RCMP for their action
The Chilliwack Crime Free Multi-Housing program is a direct and solution orientated crime prevention initiative designed specifically to help apartment owners, managers, residents, police and other agencies work together to help keep illegal and nuisance activity off rental property.
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Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association is a volunteer based program aimed at fostering a safe and caring community by administering restorative justice programs. The mandate of the program is to bring offenders and victims together to discuss criminal incidents and to find ways to repair the harm caused.
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Victim Services provides assistance to individuals, households and businesses who have been victimized by crime and/or trauma.