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Victims of Violence provides this research on gangs. This resource discusses the role of the media, the involvement of girls, as well as the structure and organization of gangs. It also discusses preventative measures, such as legal and community approaches.
This online resource is provided by the Calgary Police. It has information on what the Calgary Police are doing to combat gangs, as well as more general information about gangs and the gang life, a fact section (images may be found to be disturbing to some viewers), and information on what parents can do.
REACH is Edmonton's Council for Safe Communities. REACH is a community-based organization working to mobilize and coordinate organizations, community groups and Edmontonians to find innovative solutions to prevention and community safety.
The RCMP Drugs & Organized Crime Awareness Service (DOCAS) is committed through partnerships in making communities safer and healthier by providing all Canadians with the tools needed to meaningfully reduce substance use/abuse and organized crime related problems. On this website you can learn more about programs like: Aboriginal Shield, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), and Kids and Drugs: A parent's guide to prevention.
They're Canada's only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, referral and Internet service for children and youth. The service is completely anonymous and confidential - they don't trace calls, they don't use call display. You don't even have to tell them your name if you don't want to. (1-800-668-6868)
Organized Crime is one of five strategic priorities established by the RCMP. It is defined by Canada’s Criminal Code as crime committed by any group of at least three people that has as one of its main purposes or activities the facilitation or commission of one or more serious offences where the primary motive is profit.
The Jack and Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security (formerly the Jack and Mae Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption) studies transnational phenomena and normative issues at the intersections of crime, security and human rights, including legal regulation and intelligence governance in relation to terrorism and counter-terrorism. As a continuation of the former mandate of the Centre, special emphasis is placed on a transnational crime research node.