Surrey Crime Prevention Society (SCPS) takes a 360° holistic approach to community safety through programs delivered by our trained and dedicated volunteers. We are committed to supporting community safety and public awareness while aligning with the goals of our community partners.
SCPS is a committed partner in the enhancement of community safety in the City of Surrey.
Informally organized in 1981 and incorporated as a registered, non-profit society in 1984, the Surrey Crime Prevention Society (SCPS) is a volunteer organization dedicated to crime prevention and public safety. The Society is governed by an elected Board of Directors within the terms of the SCPS Constitution and By-Laws. Funding is derived from government grants and corporate partnerships as well as business and individual tax-deductible donations.
BUILDING A SENSE OF COMMUNITY
As a not for profit organization in Surrey, SCPS is a volunteer based organization responsible for the delivery of community safety programs throughout communities in the City. Over the past five years, 1,960 volunteers generously contributed 145,613 hours of service, delivering a variety of community safety programs throughout Surrey. Volunteers observe and report on a variety of issues and share this information with respective community partners. Volunteers support a variety of other activities and programs throughout the City of Surrey.
In 2019, 399 volunteers contributed 23,612 hours towards the enhancement of community safety in Surrey. These volunteers actively delivered community safety programs throughout the City. The majority of volunteers with SCPS are university and high school students dedicated to making a difference. There has been an increased interest from individuals, specifically youth in the community to volunteer with our Society.
Surrey Crime Prevention Society aligns the goals of the Society with the City of Surrey and other community partners. All activities performed by our volunteers are measured using an Outcomes Measure Framework capturing relevant data outlining the success of our programs. This report includes quantitative and qualitative data collected by SCPS. Data collected is through the program deliverables that occur in the community and shared regularly with community partners.
A MESSAGE FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, KAREN SIDHU
I once again had the privilege of witnessing the amazing contributions of our volunteers throughout the City of Surrey. Our volunteers continue to support our many programs while developing strong alliances with our community partners to ensure a cohesive approach to public safety. With the support of our amazing staff and volunteers, we have successfully delivered community safety programs resulting in superior outcomes. The goals of the SCPS are aligned with the goals of our community partners resulting in a comprehensive and cohesive commitment fora safe and livable community.
Over the past five years, 1,960 volunteers generously contributed 145,613 hours of service, delivering a variety of community safety programs throughout Surrey. It is with tremendous pride and gratitude we celebrate the accomplishments of our amazing volunteers and dedicated staff. Our volunteers continue to deliver exceptional results while supporting our community safety programs. Ensuring our volunteers achieve excellence through personal and professional growth is a tremendous honour to witness. These individuals move onto careers in public service achieving the ultimate milestone. This year is no exception as members of our team continue to move onto careers within the public service and law enforcement sector.
Thank you to our valued sponsors, community partners and members who recognize the commitment of our volunteers and staff. Working in collaboration with the City of Surrey has enabled us to maximize our opportunities by aligning our resources to support the goals of the City. Our programs include partnerships with community agencies, and through these key relationships, we are making a difference. With 399 volunteers in 2019 supporting our community safety programs, we continue to expand these programs supporting communities throughout the City of Surrey. We continue to identify new opportunities working with Surrey Schools and other community partners to support youth.
You may read our full Annual Activity Report for 2019 here.
Karen Reid Sidhu, Executive Director