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UFV students help combat recruitment and use of child soldiers in Africa

Two University of the Fraser Valley criminology practicum students are volunteering their time in support of the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative and its efforts to develop new strategies and tactics for eradicating the recruitment and use of child soldiers worldwide. They are working with CKR Global, an international risk mitigation firm. The students are […]

UFV develops public portal for fire and police research

A new public safety search portal developed by the University of the Fraser Valley will help public-service decision-makers locate the information they need to make sound and justifiable decisions. Launched on August 1, 2014, the public-safety research portal provides public access to an extensive database of information about fire, police, drugs, and public safety. The […]

New book by UFV authors reveals the key principles of police-based crime reduction

In the early 2000s, police agencies in British Columbia were forced to reimagine their approach to emerging crime problems. The traditional ways of responding and reacting were not as effective against the increase in gang activity, auto theft, drug production, and other crimes taking place throughout the province. In their new book, Eliminating Crime: The […]