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Community safety

We all deserve to feel safe and be safe, no matter where we live, work, learn or play.

Our work includes investments, strategies, plans, and partner programs that work together to create a city that we should all feel safe in. 

April 2023 Community Safety Activities and Updates

Increased Safety

Calgary Police Service’s Downtown Response Team:

  • Based on data provided by business improvement areas, the team is deploying bike and beat officers in the downtown.
  • A dedicated CPS member has been assigned to investigate break & enter events.

Downtown Ambassadors:

  • Ambassadors enhanced their data collection to inform service offerings and adjust response times to business concerns.
  • Ambassadors improved their response and businesses experienced regular engagement and reduction in social disorder incidents

Improved social support access and navigation

The 211/911/DOAP Call Diversion program:​

  • Diverted ~490 calls from 911 to 211, up ~70% from March.
  • DOAP Team improved their response time from 22 minutes to 18 minutes when connecting Calgarians to the right resources.

City peace officers:​

  • Responded to ~625 calls, up 180% from March.
  • Connected ~10 individuals to health and housing services.

Alpha House Outreach Teams:

  • During the Extreme Shelter Shuttle, Alpha House identified frequent users of the shuttle and services they accessed.
  • Partnered with the Transit Community Outreach Team to continue to support these individuals in and around transit.

Resilient people and communities

Community Cleanups (April 23 – April 30):

  • Held in 11 communities including Bonavista Downs, Bowness, Bridgeland-Riverside, Glendale, Huntington Hills, Marda Loop, McKenzie Lake, Sherwood, Signal Hill, Tuscany, and University Heights.
  • ~500 in attendance per cleanup.

Parade of Wonders (April 28):

  • Held on Stephen Avenue, this free all-ages costume parade opened the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo.
  • ~5,000 in attendance.

International Jazz Day – Jazz Walk (April 30):

  • Hosted by the Inglewood Business Improvement Area, this free event showcased jazz music.
  • ~1,000 in attendance.

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