Crime Prevention

Incidents are categorized into eight Major Crime Indicators (MCI) including Assault, Auto Theft, Break & Enter, Robbery, Sexual Violation, Shooting, Theft Over $5,000 and Homicide.

We recognize that education and awareness are key to improving safety and security in our communities. The following crime prevention resources are intended to assist you in helping reduce the opportunity for crime in your neighbourhood.

To learn more, please visit torontopolice.on.ca/crimeprevention


Home Security

Apartment & Condo Security (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Break & Enter Prevention (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design - CPTED (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Home Security (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Home Security Tune-up (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Important Information for Break & Enter Victims (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Know Your Neighbours (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service

Personal Safety

Distraction Theft (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Conducting a Fraud Check-Up (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Personal Safety (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Robbery Prevention Tips for Business (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Street Robbery Safety (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service

Relationship Safety

Are You in an Abusive Relationship? (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Human Trafficking Avoidance (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service

Senior Safety

Frauds & Scams Against Seniors (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Senior Safety (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Senior Safety & Elder Abuse (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Social Isolation of Seniors (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service

Transit, Travel & Holiday Safety

Auto Crimes (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Bicycle Safety & Theft Prevention (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Holiday Safety & Travelling Tips (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Taxi Driver Safety (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Transit Safety (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service

Vandalism & Hate-Motivated Crime

Graffiti Prevention & Control (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Hate-Motivated Crime (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service

Youth Safety

Babysitting Safety (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Bullying (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Social Media Safety (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Social Media Safety Tips for Parents (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service
Streetproofing: Keep Your Child Safe (PDF) source: Toronto Police Service