Rural Crime Prevention & Community Safety Training - PART I

Rural Crime Prevention & Community Safety Training - PART I

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Join CMNCP for a virtual training session on community safety and well-being planning in the rural context.

About this event

Join the Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention (CMNCP) for a virtual training session* on crime prevention and community safety planning in the rural context. This one-of-a-kind training is developed and led by CMNCP, the only organization in Canada focusing on rural crime prevention from a multi-sectoral perspective. To date, CMNCP has trained over 500 participants in 200 communities across Canada.

The training will provide participants with the necessary understanding, knowledge, and practice implications to prepare a rural community safety plan in collaboration with community partners that proactively addresses locally identified priority risks.


The 12-hour virtual training will be delivered through three 4-hour sessions:

  • Monday, November 14th, 2022
  • Monday, November 21st ,2022
  • Monday, November 28th, 2022

10 am (PST) / 11 am (MST) / 12 pm (CST) / 1 pm (EST) / 2 pm (AST)


  • Single registration (1 participant): $300 per ticket
  • Group registration (2 to 4 participants): $275 per ticket
  • Group registration (5 or more participants): $250 per ticket
  • Students: $50
  • Community Rate: $150 (see below for more information)

*Members of CMNCP have access to a $50 discount on each ticket. Please use discount code CMNCPMEMBER22 at checkout.


Supporting knowledge exchange among crime prevention, community safety, and well-being professionals, volunteers, and others working in our communities is vital to CMNCP’s commitment to equity, social justice, and evidence-informed decision-making.

We encourage the participation of diverse communities in our training and understand that funding for professional/volunteer development can be difficult to obtain. To support your participation in CMNCP’s training sessions, special registration rates have been established for delegates for whom the cost may be a barrier to attend.

If you are interested in accessing this rate, please contact


Please register by November 9th, 2022.


All training participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the training.


  • Representatives from rural communities interested in developing and implementing a community safety and well-being plan; municipal employees who may be tasked to create, guide, and/or implement a rural community safety plan
  • Indigenous communities, elected officials, as well as local agencies, organizations, and service providers from different sectors participating on multi-sectoral advisory committees or who may be involved in the planning process
  • Students interested in working with rural communities on violence prevention, community safety, municipal governance, social development, and community safety and well-being planning.


Upon completion of the training, participants will understand:

  • Key terms/concepts in rural crime prevention and community safety & well-being
  • Component and approaches of the Alberta Rural Crime Prevention Framework
  • Practice of community safety and developing rural community safety plans
  • Useful tools and resources


  • Felix Munger, CMNCP
  • Audrey Monette, CMNCP
  • Others TBD

*This training is delivered as part of the "Building Capacity in Rural Crime Prevention" Project, funded by the Ministry of the Solicitor General of Alberta through the Civil Forfeiture Grant. The lead organizations for the project are the Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association (ACCPA), REACH Edmonton Council for Safe Communities, Red Deer/Lacombe Rural Crime Watch, and CMNCP.

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