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Safer Western Cape Conference


Safer Western Cape Conference

13 and 14 November 2018
The River Club, Observatory 

Reducing violence and building community safety through collaboration,

professional policing and evidence-based interventions

The Safer Western Cape conference brought together crime, safety and governance experts to discuss innovative and practical ways to reduce violence and improve community safety. 

It was organised by the Western Cape Department of Community Safety (DoCS).  

Experts  discussed violence prevention, gender-based violence, professional policing, gang violence, alcohol & drugs, environmental crime, commuter safety and rural safety. 

The event focused on evidence-based policy development, best practice interventions, and collaboration between government, business and communities.

Click here for the programme.  

Please address queries and correspondence to

Safer Western Cape Conference Report

Click here to download. 

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Presentations of each of the sessions may be downloaded below: 

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