OverviewPolice services across the country have undertaken major organizational reforms, significantly altering the structure and delivery of policing services. As a result, new strategies and programs have been designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of police services. The goal of the text's authors is to provide a comprehensive overview of the key materials, issues, and challenges faced by Canadian police services and communities as they attempt to develop partnerships to respond effectively to and prevent crime and social disorder. This text provides a comprehensive discussion of crime prevention theories, strategies, and tactics. Numerous examples throughout the book illustrate effective and innovative strategies that foster community mobilization, engagement, and support of police services.