Public Safety

Board Liaison: Ismael Awaleh

Contact: info@overbrook.ca

Chair:

Committee Members: Shay Purdy

Focus

The Public Safety Committee provides advice and direction consistent with the Overbrook Community Association’s mission, beliefs and principles to the Board on public safety and security issues.

The committee’s specific areas of responsibility include engagement, advocacy and promotion.  The committee engages with the City of Ottawa, specifically the Rideau-Rockcliffe Ward 13 Councillor, on public safety issues affecting Overbrook.

Objectives

  1. Meet on a regular basis and/or at the call of the Chair
  2. Develop recommendations for the Board and community members concerning, including:

a) monitoring public security issues
b) informing residents about crime and crime prevention measures
c) developing community positions on public safety issues for review by the Board
e) providing advice to the Board on appropriate political advocacy techniques
g) conduct background policy research as needed
h) engage with residents, networks and organizations to develop advocacy strategies
i) develop an annual workplan for the committee

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