In 2017, ICPC has the following Member Organizations and Member Cities:


African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF), South Africa
The APCOF is a network of African practitioners active in policing reform and civilian oversight over policing in Africa. It believes that the broad values behind the establishment of civilian oversight are to assist in restoring public confidence, develop a culture of human rights, integrity and transparency within the police and promote a good working relationship between the police and the community.

Applied Research in Community Safety Ltd. (ARCS), United Kingdom
The ARCS is a group of professional consultants specialized in community safety, social inclusion, economic regeneration, community development and partnerships. The group is among other issues working on young offenders and young people 'at risk', in terms of social integration as well as criminal justice.

Asia Pacific Centre for the Prevention of Crime (APCPC), Australia
The Asia Pacific Centre for the Prevention of Crime is an initiative of Griffith University. The APCPC is designed to assist in enhancing the crime prevention capacity of Asia-Pacific nations, particularly those in SE Asia and the Western Pacific. Its goal is to contribute to the achievement of safe, prosperous and harmonious communities across the region.

Australian Crime Prevention Council (ACPC), Australia
The Australian Crime Prevention Council is a voluntary association of individuals, departments and organizations representing a wide cross section of interests and disciplines. Among the objectives of the association : assist and promote the prevention of crime, encourage participation by citizens in the prevention of crime, provide a forum for the free discussion of crime prevention issues, develop awareness and better understanding of the problems of crime and methods properly available to prevent it.

Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC), Australia
The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) is Australia's national research and knowledge centre on crime and justice. The Institute seeks to promote justice and reduce crime by undertaking and communicating evidence-based research to inform policy and practice. The functions of the AIC include conducting criminological research; communicating the results of research; conducting or arranging conferences and seminars; and publishing material arising out of the AIC's work.

Bogotá Chamber of Commerce (BCC), Colombia
The Bogota Chamber of Commerce is a private organization founded 130 years ago. It was created to represent the interests of the business community and society in general. The BCC brings formality to economic activity, strengthens business development, ensures public access and legal effect to organizations relevant information and contributes to a better quality of life in Bogota and the region.

BRAVVO, Belgium
At the end of 2003, the Collège des Bourgmestres (maires) et Échevins (College of Mayors and Aldermen) and the Council of the City of Brussels endorsed the establishment of a specific structure of support and development of integrated prevention activities with a focus on different levels:

  • Coherence and de-compartmentalization of prevention projects;
  • The faster introduction of new devices, to deal with the phenomena of constantly mutating insecurity;
  • Increased visibility of investments and jobs created;
  • Budget complementarities, so as to avoid the loss of subsidies.

BRAVVO has been active in the City of Brussels since 2004 and is responsible for the implementation of prevention projects in the city territory, especially those that fight social exclusion and improve the quality of life and neighborhood safety. This implementation is based on the development of non-repressive means. The organization has some 260 employees and revenues are estimated at more than 10 million Euros in 2011.

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), Canada
The Association is dedicated to the support and promotion of efficient law enforcement and to the protection and security of the people of Canada.  Much of the work in pursuit of these goals is done through the activities and special projects of a number of committees and through active liaison with various levels of government and departmental ministries having legislative and executive responsibility in law and policing. Its interests and concern have relevance to police at all levels including municipal, regional, provincial and federal.

Carabineros de Chile, Chile
Carabineros de Chile was founded on 27 April, 1927, by Army Colonel and then Vice-President Mr. Carlos Ibanez del Campo. Its mission is to uphold the law and public order and to guarantee Chile’s national security.

Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP), South Africa
The CJCP is a non-profit organization established in Cape Town in 2005. The CJCP was created to develop, inform and promote evidence-based crime prevention and safety policy and practice in South Africa, and in the region. The CJCP has three primary areas of activities: research, projects and training. The functions of the AIC include conducting criminological research; communicating the results of research; conducting or arranging conferences and seminars; and publishing material arising out of the AIC's work.

Centre for Law Enforcement and Public Health (CLEPH), Australia
CLEPH was set up in 2012 to run a series of International Conferences on Law Enforcement and Public Health, the first of which was held successfully in Melbourne in November 2012, at which ICPC presented. CLEPH was established by a group of interested and expert individuals for the purpose of pursuing projects and advancing knowledge in the joint fields of policing and other law enforcement and the many aspects of public health. CLEPH’s mission is to build a focus on the understanding of the nature of this relationship, as a partnership between the public health, academic and law enforcement worlds, and to promote research and action in the intersection between law enforcement and public health. Its objectives are: to exemplify and demonstrate the multifaceted involvement of law enforcement across a wide range of public health topics and endeavours; to provide teaching material for development of courses in the theory and practice of law enforcement and public health; to establish or enhance networks and collaborations between different disciplines and sectors, promoting ongoing collaborative research and research partnerships; and to lay the foundations for enhanced collaborative approaches to solving complex social problems at the intersection of law enforcement and public health. CLEPH is based at the University of Melbourne.


Centro de seguridad urbana y prevención S.C., Mexico

CESUP is an interdisciplinary group of national and Latin American professionals who work on the generation of knowledge and practices in public safety and the prevention of violence and crime. The Centre seeks to promote public policies for social cohesion and governance of the country and the region. Their work is based on the methodology of UN-HABITAT, developed through three guides on prevention of social violence.


CLEEN Foundation, Nigeria
The CLEEN Foundation (formerly known as Centre for Law Enforcement Education) is a non-governmental organization established in January 1998 in Lagos, Nigeria, with the mission of promoting public safety, security and accessible justice through the strategies of empirical research, legislative advocacy, demonstration programmes and publications, in partnership with government and civil society.

Coalición centroaméricana para la Prevención de la Violencia Juvénil (CCPVJ), El Salvador
The CCPVJ is an interdisciplinary coalition made up of governmental and non-governmental organizations in Central America and Mexico. The Coalition’s primary objectives are to promote programmes and policies aimed at preventing youth violence, coordinating the efforts of governmental and non-governmental organizations, developing inclusive public policies for the prevention of youth violence, and supporting human rights

Comisión Nacional para Prevenir y Erradicar la Violencia contra las Mujeres (CONAVIM), Mexico
CONAVIM was created in June 2009, following the pledge of the federal government to conform to the General Law on women’s access to a life free from violence and the different international treaties and instruments signed by Mexico in this area. CONAVIM’s main objectives are to develop an overall, transversal prevention policy involving treating, punishing and eradicating violence against women, taking into consideration the political, legal, economic, social and cultural conditions leading to violence, with a program aimed at coordinating actions at three levels of government.

Community Safety Observatory for the Municipalities of the Province of Buenos Aires (ObserBA), Argentina

The Community Safety Observatory for the Municipali-ties of the Province of Buenos Aires (ObserBA) was created in February 2010 through an agreement between the Argentine Federation of Municipalities (FAM in Spanish) and the Ministry of Government of the Province of Buenos Aires. It is an autonomous, non-governmental public organization. ObserBA has as its main mission to assist local gov-ernments in the design of actions aimed at improving levels of safety in their constituencies through analysis, measurement, and planning. It conceives safety from a global perspective in which social inclusion and prevention are the main axes of action.


Conseil National des Villes (CNV), France
Regarding the diversity of its members - elected officials, association leaders, trade unionists, qualified individuals - the CNV overviews and analyses changes in city policy. It also acts as a link between residents, policy makers at different levels, and government. The Council gives advice on issues of urban policy in cases of demand from the government or on its own initiative.

Consejo Ciudadano de Seguridad Pública, Prevención y Redaptación Social del Estado de Jalisco (CCSPPRS), Jalisco State, Mexico
The CCSPPRS is a public safety advisory committee of the government for the State of Jalisco.  Citizens and authorities are involved in the Council and work together to find solutions to citizen security related issues. The Council's mission is to deliver and promote social participation to improve the safety of the inhabitants of the State of Jalisco. The Council’s objective is to ensure safety and security for the enhancement of individual and societal development.

Despierta, Cuestiona, Actúa, (DCA México), Mexico
DCA is a civil association in Mexico formed by and for young people. The organization develops social prevention programs, where the formation of civic skills is promoted in order to increase the political awareness of young people and their impact on public policy. Founded in Monterrey, DCA is now active in seven states of Mexico. One of their most important projects is the "Ciudadanitos" (little citizens) project, an educational programme implemented in primary and secondary schools. Various dynamic courses are offered on civic and ethical issues related to situations and decisions in everyday life. Subjects and materials used comply with the Ministry of Education standards with courses led by young volunteers. DCA also promotes the "Voto Joven" (young vote) model. This is a model for action that promotes the political participation of young people through spaces for interaction with political candidates, discussions with experts and a youth development agenda. This programme aims to promote social participation of youth through increased civic and political culture.

European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS), France
The FESU is a European network of 300 local communities that aims to strengthen crime reduction policies and to promote the role of local authorities in national and European policies. The organization works on all major issues in urban safety and security and links up European local authorities through practices, information exchanges, cooperation and training.

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Canada
The FCM has been the national voice of municipal government since 1901. With more than 2,000 members, FCM represents the interests of municipalities on policy and program matters that fall within federal jurisdiction. Members include Canada's largest cities, small urban and rural communities, and 21 provincial and territorial municipal associations.

Federation of Québec’s Municipalities (FQM)
The FQM is an organization representing municipalities in the Canadian province of Quebec. Its stated purpose is to provide political and strategic leadership to represent the interests of local and regional municipalities.

Forum Français pour la sécurité urbaine (FFSU), France
The FFSU is a network that brings together over 130 local authorities. The network aims to strengthen policies on security and crime prevention and promotes the role of local authorities. The FFSU works on all topics related to urban safety and security and connects local authorities based in France through various forms of knowledge exchange (working groups, seminars and training).

Fundación del Centro histórico de la ciudad de México, Mexico
The Fundación del Centro histórico de la ciudad de México is a non-profit organization situated in the historic centre of Mexico City. The organization is dedicated not only to the restoration of buildings and urban spaces in this

sector to counter the effects of decades of neglect and degradation, but also, more importantly, to emphasis on the human factors: the needs and wishes of its residents and the improvement of their living conditions, and the sector’s users and visitors. In other words, the foundation seeks to revitalize the neighborhood in the broadest sense of the concept, through the development of real estate restoration programmes, renovation and provision of public services, electricity and telephone supply infrastructure, modernization of roads and lighting. Furthermore, the organization implements security and monitoring plans and promotes the diversification of property use, and stimulates the sector’s repopulation and residential occupancy of buildings.



Fundación Ideas para la Paz (FIP), Colombia

Fundación Ideas para la Paz (FIP) is an independent think tank established in 1999 by a group of Colombian businessmen. Their mission is to produce knowledge, propose initiatives, develop practices and support processes to contribute in the construction of a stable and lasting peace in Colombia. Along these lines, FIP aims to understand the unrest existing in the country, by exercising the necessary leadership for the mobilization of citizens, government officials and the business sector around the common goal of building a peaceful society.



German Congress on Crime Prevention (GCCP), Germany
The aim of the German Congress on Crime Prevention is to present and strengthen crime prevention within a broad societal framework. Thus it contributes to crime reduction as well as reducing both the fear of crime, and the number of victims of crime. The German Congress brings together international partners working in this field and serves as a forum to promote communication based on practice and experience.


Government of Western Australian, Department of the Attorney General

The Department of the Attorney General provides legal, legislative drafting, policy and multi-agency coordination for government of Western Australia. A number of the Department’s services are linked with a broader ‘justice system’, comprising a network of public sector agencies, communities and individuals who may be affected by the creation, administration or enforcement of civil and criminal justice in Western Australia.



Integritas Group, Mexico
The Integritas Group's mission is to work with governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as private institutions in order to reduce risk factors that can lead to violence and crime, in addition to strengthening protective factors in all sectors to contribute towards the achievement of their intended goals.


Institut National des Hautes Études de la Sécurité et de la Justice (INHESJ), France
The INHESJ is a national public institution under the supervision of the Prime Minister.It provides training, research, and strategic analysis on topics related to state security, health, environment, economy, justice and legal issues.

Instituto Latinoamericano de las Naciones Unidas para la Prevencion del Delito y el Tramentiento del Delincuente (ILANUD), Costa Rica
The main objective of ILANUD is to collaborate with the governments to promote the balanced economic and social development of the Latin American and Caribbean countries through the formulation and incorporation into national development plans of adequate policies in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice. The services include research, training and technical assistance in designing and implementing programs and projects in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.


Instituto Mexicano de Prevención Integral, A.C. (IMEPI), Mexico
IMEPI was created in 2006 as a civil association formed by a group of scholars, specialists, professionals and senior executives who pool their expertise to develop comprehensive prevention solutions. It is an institute that does research, consulting and education on security issues, social development, crime prevention and addiction, risk behaviors, eating disorders and sexuality. The focus is on five sectors of society: government at all levels- federal, state and local, companies, the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), schools and families. The IMEPI mission is to promote a culture of comprehensive prevention in Mexico and Latin America influencing the areas of health, social development, education and public safety.

Instituto para la Seguridad y la Democracia (INSYDE), Mexico
INSYDE is an NGO and a forum dedicated to reinforcing democratic principles through the development of innovative ideas concerning public security, police, criminal justice, human rights, and the role of the media. Its activities are concentrated on police reform through the promotion and application of international tools intended for the national and local police services. INSYDE participates in developing projects for communities, and contributes to training and increasing awareness of journalists covering public safety and justice issues.

International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO), Belguim
The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) is a Belgian Foundation of Public Interest based in Brussels. Since 2002, the IJJO has worked for the rights of children and adolescents at risk of social exclusion, especially those in conflict with the law or caught in the cycles of violence and juvenile delinquency.

Khulisa Crime Prevention Initiative, South Africa
The organization promotes a safer, healthier and more prosperous South Africa, where all people, especially youth, have access to the information, skills and opportunities they need to contribute to equitable local and national development. The organization’s mission is to inspire change within individuals and communities through the delivery of programs that promotes behavior change, social entrepreneurism, community cohesion and sustainable community development.

Metropolis, Spain
METROPOLIS, World Association of the Major Metropolises, is the leading international organization that gathers cities and metropolitan regions with more than a million inhabitants. Created in 1985, the METROPOLIS Association is represented by more than 140 members from across the world and operates as an international forum for exploring issues and concerns common to all big cities and metropolitan regions. METROPOLIS also manages the Metropolitan Section of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).


Mujer Hábitat A.C.

Mujer Hábitat A.C.’s objective is to carry out actions that promote skills and abilities development in women, youth, girls and boys living in marginalized areas of Mexico, by advocating for inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable urban spaces to improve the quality of life of the community.

Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS), Saudi Arabia
The NAUSS is an intergovernmental institution operating under the aegis of the Council of Arab Ministers of Interior. It was established to meet the needs of the Arab law enforcement agencies for an academic institution supporting research on security issues and offering both postgraduate degrees and short-term training. The main institutions comprising NAUSS are the College of Graduate Studies, the Training College, the College of Forensic Sciences, the College of Languages Studies and the Research Center - Computer and Information Center.

National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), United States of America
The National Crime Prevention Council’s mission is to be the nation's leader in helping people to keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime. To achieve this, NCPC produces tools that communities can use to learn crime prevention strategies, engage community members, and coordinate with local agencies.

National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP), United States of America
The NIYLP is a non-profit organization working on empowering the lives of Native youth through experiential education in a positive learning environment. Their adventure-based Project Venture includes activities such as hiking, backpacking, rafting, ropes course and rock climbing designed to incorporate traditional American Indian values. NIYLP seeks to foster youth leaders who are culturally sensitive and promote healthy lifestyles as an example for future generations.

National League of Cities (NLC), United States of America
The NLC is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents.  More than 1,600 municipalities of all sizes pay dues directly to NLC and actively participate as leaders and voting members in the organization.

Norwegian National Crime Prevention Council (KRÅD), Norway
The Norwegian National Crime Prevention Council functions as the Norwegian Government’s body of expertise within the judicial system. It is a Government agency working under the Ministry of Justice. KRÅD works to reduce crime and improve levels of safety in society, by producing data and disseminating knowledge on crime and crime prevention work.


Observatoire national de la délinquance dans les transports (ONDT), France
Attached to the Public Transport Directorate, the ONDT is responsible for studying the specific phenomenon of crime on public transport and for providing relevant solutions so as to ensure crime is taken into account as early as possible when policies, initiatives, or projects affecting public transport are defined and implemented. In this way, the observatory can serve one of the main goals of the DGTIM’s strategic plan: ensuring a high level of reliability, safety, and security on the public transport system.

Onlus Nova Consorzio per l'innovazione sociale, Italy
NOVA Consortium is a national organization that was founded in 1998 by a group of leading community and non-governmental organizations. There are currently 10 NOVA members, which are active in 9 regions in Italy. There are over 600 qualified professionals working to respond to various issues relating to social exclusion. NOVA’s mission is the development of innovative methods and services, with particular emphasis on “harm reduction”, “street work”, and “conflict and social mediation”.

Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand (SCFNZ), New Zealand
The SCFNZ is an international non-profit organization in charge of promoting international model to create safe communities (ISC) in New Zealand. International Safe Communities is a World Health Organization (WHO) concept that recognizes safety as "a universal concern and a responsibility for all". This approach to community safety encourages greater cooperation and collaboration between non-government organizations, the business sector, local and government agencies.

Small Arms Survey, Switzerland
Small Arms Survey is an independent research project located at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. It serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and as a resource for governments, policy-makers, researchers, and activists. It serves to monitor national and international (governmental and non-governmental) initiatives, and acts as a clearing house for the dissemination of best practices in the field.


The Senior Citizen Liaison Team (SCLT), United Kingdom
The Senior Citizen Liaison Team (SCLT) is a United Kingdom-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), which provides crime prevention, victim support and social advocacy service for senior citizens who are victims of crime, and specifically elderly victims of fraud who have been targeted due to the vulnerability of their age. The SCLT has been in existence since 2009 and since 2012 has held full charitable status. One of the main objectives of the SCLT is to provide senior citizens with support in the world of crime prevention and victims' aid that could not be pursued via traditional means. The SCLT operates throughout the South West of England and South Wales.

The SCLT operates a public presentation team throughout its area of operation which provides senior safety presentations to groups of older adults on the dangers of fraud and deception of the elderly. They also publish the Senior Siren Magazine, a free, quarterly publication which is made available to more than 250,000 readers via a printed version and also globally via the SCLT website.


Union of Quebec Municipalities (UMQ), Canada
The UMQ’s mission is to promote the fundamental role of municipalities in social and economic progress in every part of Quebec and to support its members in building dynamic, innovative and competitive communities. The UMQ affinity caucus structure, comprising local communities, regional county municipalities, census agglomerations, large cities and metropolitan communities reflects the diversity and unity of municipal life in Quebec.

United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI), Uganda
UNAFRI is an inter-governmental organization promoting the active cooperation and collaboration of governments, academic institutions as well as scientific, professional non-governmental organizations, and experts in crime prevention and criminal justice. It is mandated by members States in the African region to assist to mobilize human, material and administrative potential and deploying their efforts for harmonious growth, intended to enhance self-reliance and sustained development, and strengthening their capacity to prevent and control crime.

United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT), Kenya
UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The plan's overall strategic goal is to support governments and their development partners to achieve more sustainable urbanization.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (ONUDC), Austria
The UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. UNODC works to educate people throughout the world about the dangers of drug abuse and to strengthen international action against illicit drug production and trafficking and drug-related crime. The organization also works to improve crime prevention and assist with criminal justice reform in order to strengthen the rule of law, promote stable and viable criminal justice systems and combat the growing threats of transnational organized crime and corruption.

Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chili
The University is nourished by the Jesuit educational tradition in the academic field projects the spirit of St. Alberto Hurtado. The university contributes to personal development and promotion of a fairer society in Chile and Latin America through research, teaching and extension of quality.


The City of Lille, France
Lille is a commune in the north of France under the prefecture le Nord of the region Nord-Pas-de-Calais. Nicknamed “la Capitale des Flandres” (the Capital of Franders), Lille and its 225,789 residents as of January 1, 2007 constitute the principal city of Lille's metropolitan area, the latter of which includes 85 communes and 1.1 million residents. Lille has has invested heavily for many years in crime prevention initiatives. This includes three local contracts for security, the most recent of which was adopted by a vote of the municipal counsel on May 19, 2009. Furthermore, the city of Lille proactively participates in numerous networks related to issues of security on local, national and European levels.

The City of Montreal, Canada
The Division of Income Security and Social Development operates under the Division of Cultural Development and the Quality of the Living Environment. It is composed of two divisions: the income security division which aims at providing financial assistance to cover the basic needs of Montreal citizens who lack the necessary resources, and the urban social development division, which aims at improving the living environment of the population in consultation with other actors and the participation of citizens.

The City of Paris, France
Prevention and safety are central priorities for the municipal government of Paris. In collaboration with the national government, the City of Paris set up the ‘Contrat Parisien de Sécurité’ in the fight against violence, which incorporates a policy of ‘prevention’, ‘protection’, ‘assistance’. The municipal policy focuses on ‘sensitive’ neighborhoods, crime prevention, education on citizenship, victim assistance, and cultural heritage preservation.



Honorary Members of ICPC :
Honorary Members of ICPC are distinguished by their action and support to the development of the Center, and the service to crime prevention.

Calhoun, Jack
Former Vice-President ICPC
Former President and CEO of the National Crime Prevention Council, USA

Dury, Raymonde
President of ICP Board of Directors from 2005 to 2009
Honorary European Deputy, former Governor of Brussels, Belgium

Girard, Paul
President of the Advisory and Policy Committee from 2005 to 2007
Associate Deputy Minister, Direction générale des affaires policières, Ministry of Public safety of Quebec, Canada

Mohar, Edgar
Consultant for the Institute for Security and Democracy (Insyde)

Sagant, Valérie
Director General of ICPC from November 2005 to May 2010
French Magistrate, Vice President for enforcement of penalties – Superior Court of Creteil

Vandershueren, Franz
Director of the Urban Security Programme, Alberto Hurtado University, Santiago, Chile

Holtman, Barbara
Member of the ICPC Board of Directors from 2005 to 2012. Her tenure included the Vice Presidency and stepping in as acting President. 

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