CRIM 101: RCMP + North Vancouver Community

Students to research and design projects to address important topics with the North Vancouver RCMP

Term: Fall 2021
Department: Criminology
Course: CRIM 101 (Introduction to Criminology)
Instructor: Sarah Yercich
Staff contact: Sgt. Peri Mainwaring + 5 mentors from the North Vancouver RCMP

Student groups will work with mentors to address the following research questions:

How can we best measure the community’s response to the reform of the police uniform for the Integrated Outreach Team (IOT)?
How can we implement the Culture in the Park event this Fall 2021 to best support cultural awareness towards the Indigenous populations within the community?
How can we strengthen the relationship between the City of North Vancouver RCMP’s Youth Integrated Unit and the community’s youth?
How can we support the development of a Detox Unit on the North Shore?

City Strategy and Goal Area:

  • Official Community Plan 2014
    • Goal 3.2: Safeguard the community and protect life, property and the environment.
      • Objective 3.2.2. Maximize the safety and security of community members by preventing and reducing the opportunities for, as well as the social and economic factors contributing to, criminal activity;
  • Council Strategic Plan 2018
    • A City for People is welcoming, inclusive, safe, accessible and supports the health and well-being of all.