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Learn About Newly Forming Crime Prevention Council

September 24, 2010 – Due to interest, an invitation is being extended to interested members of the public who wish to attend a community breakfast to learn about the newly forming Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council on Wednesday, Sept. 29.

The Crime Prevention Council is currently being established at the direction of City Council.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Irvin Waller with the University of Ottawa, who will share practical and collaborative ways for cities to reduce crime, prevent victimization and foster sustained community safety. Dr. Waller is the author of the influential Less Law, More Order: The Truth about Reducing Crime. 

With the Institute for the Prevention of Crime at the University of Ottawa, he instigated the National Municipal Network on Community Safety and produced the popular Action Briefs for Municipal Stakeholders.

Space is limited - persons interested in attending the breakfast event must register by calling
625-2805 by 4 pm on Monday, Sept. 27.

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Contact: Karen Lewis, Manager – Corporate Communications & Strategic Initiatives, 625-3859