Working Section ”Municipical Prevention”

The main task of the CPC is to strengthen the municipalities in Lower Saxony in the field of crime prevention. In particular the CPC is supporting the work of crime prevention councils and networks at the municipal level. Among the services provided are:

  • on-site consulting on issues relating to the establishment and maintenance of a local crime prevention council, including moderating events and workshops;

  • implementation of the Communities That Care (CTC) –strategy, including training for local coordinators, a bi-annual state-wide school survey and a registry of promising and effective prevention programmes (Green List Prevention);

  • funding programms for local crime prevention bodies;

  • organizing congresses, knowledge exchange and providing network opportunities;

  • managing the state-wide partnership about security in urban planning