Gangs Addressing in Ottawa
Symposium makes recommendations
build a trusted relationship between at risk youth, their family and support network and the community police officers.
"COMPAC members have actively participated in the Gang Symposium and are fully supportive of the work done to date by the partners," said Awad Loubani, co-chair of the Community-Police Action Committee (COMPAC) . "COMPAC will work with the partners to develop and implement proactive, community and solution-based strategies that foster collaboration among community, police, all levels of government and agencies."
With the Addressing Gangs Recommendations Report, the Ottawa Police Service, Crime Prevention Ottawa, the Youth Services Bureau, and Ottawa Community Housing have set the course for an Ottawa approach reflecting the highest priority recommendations.
"A set of common Guiding Principles is at the heart of the report," said Crime Prevention Ottawa Chair, Shad Qadri. "As a community, we have recognized the importance for subsequent gang related strategies to be built upon these guiding principles."