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Barrie Police Service
Web Site: www.police.barrie.on.ca

Brantford Police Service
Web Site: www.police.brantford.on.ca

Brockville Police Service
Web Site: www.brockvillepolice.com

Chatham Kent Police Service
Web Site: www.chatham-kent.ca/

Halton Regional Police Service
Web Site: www.hrps.on.ca

Hamilton Police Service
Web Site: www.hamiltonpolice.on.ca/hps/

Kingston Police
Web Site: www.police.kingston.on.ca

London Police Service
Web Site: http://police.city.london.on.ca/

Ministry of Public Safety & Security
Web Site: http://www.mpss.jus.gov.on.ca/

Niagara Regional Police Service
Web Site: www.nrps.com/

Ontario Provincial Police
Web Site: www.opp.ca

Ottawa Police Service
Web Site: www.ottawapolice.ca

Peel Regional Police Service
Web Site: www.peelpolice.on.ca

Quinte West Police Service
Web Site: www.city.quintewest.on.ca

RCMP
Web Site: http://www.rcmp.gc.ca/index-eng.htm

Toronto Police Service
Web Site: www.torontopolice.on.ca

Waterloo Regional Police Service
Web Site: www.wrps.on.ca

Corporal Punishment Web Sites:
www.cheo.on.ca/english/1120.html
www.cheo.on.ca/english/pdf/js_exec_summary_e.pdf
Description: The Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth was developed by a national coalition of organizations facilitated by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Based on an extensive review of research, the Joint Statement provides an overview of the developmental outcomes associated with the use of physical punishment.

Gang Prevention
Web Site: www.nysgangprevention.com/
Description: The City of Albany's Department of Youth and Family Services has successfully instituted a Gang Prevention Program (GPP)to work with the city's "at risk youth" ages 9 to 15, who may be at risk of joining a gang.

Get a Life - Calgary's Gang Strategy
Web Site: http://www.getalife.ca/
Description: "The Calgary Police Service is committed to stopping the violence and preventing the criminal activities of gangs. We have developed The Organized Crime Operations Centre (OCOC) to coordinate the extensive resources required to tackle the gang problem head-on."

Ontario Gang Investigators Association
Web Site: www.ongia.org
Description: The motto of Ontario Gang Investigators Association is: learn, share and stay safe, education, prevention, intervention, suppression, Midwest Gang Investigators Association
Web Site: www.mgia.org/
Description:The Midwest Gang Investigators Association exists as a non-profit educational organization with its focus on combating criminal street gangs.

New York State Commission of Investigation
Web Site: http://www.sic.state.ny.us

Recommended Web Sites for Teachers
Web Site: http://www.mnea.org

Bullying Awareness Network
Web Site: www.bullyingawarenessnetwork.ca/
Description: This sites purpose is to provide information to help people better understand bullying behaviour, the consequences, and how it might be prevented.

Safe Schools/Youth
Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System
Web Site: www.lfcc.on.ca/
Description:The Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System is a non-profit social service agency devoted to helping children and families involved with the justice system.

Centre for Research on Youth at Risk
Web Site: www.stthomasu.ca/research/youth/

Child and Youth Friendly Ottawa
Web Site: www.cayfo.ca
Description: CAYFO, a tiny yet dynamic not for profit youth organization, has focused its attention on providing the very best services to the young people of Canada’s capital city.

Child Development Institute
Web Site: http://www.childdevelop.ca
Description: Child Development Institute is a not-for-profit children's organization based in Toronto serving children aged 0-12 and their families.

Columbine High School Materials
Web Site: www.co.jefferson.co.us/
Description:This site contains a list of items pertaining to the Columbine High School Shootings of April 20, 1999 that have been released to the public, and how they may be obtained.

Fight Crime - Invest in Kids
Web Site: www.fightcrime.org

Friends for Life - Friends Resiliency Training
Web Site: www.friendsrt.com
Description: An intervention and prevention program for anxiety and depression in children and youth throughout Ontario, Quebec, the Maritimes, Nunavut, the Yukon and the N.W.T.

Implications for Prevention of School Attacks in the United States
Web Site: www.secretservice.gov

Internet101
Web Site:www.internet101.ca
Description: Cyber risk resources for parents, teachers, and police

Kids Help Phone
Web Site: www.kidshelpphone.ca
Description: Resources and links to resources to support youth

Media Awareness Network
Web Site: www.media-awareness.ca
Description:Media Internet Education Resources for Teachers and Parents

Description:Practical teaching units and classroom activities for media education.
Mind your Mind
Web Site: www.mindyourmind.ca
mindyourmind.ca is an award winning site for youth by youth. This is a place where you can get info, resources and the tools to help you manage stress, crisis and mental health problems.

National Association of School Safety
Web Site: www.nassleo.org/

PrevNET
Web Site: www.prevnet.ca
Description: Canadian network of excellence in research and prevention of bullying

RCMP deal.org Program
Web Site: www.deal.org
Description: RCMP deal.org Program - Youth related issues.

RCMP Youth Strategy
Web Site: www.stthomasu.ca
Description: RCMP YOUTH STRATEGY: Researched by the Centre for Research on Youth At Risk

Review of the Ontario Safe Schools Act
Web Site: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/ssareview/index.html
Description: Students, parents, educators and communities across the province are invited to provide their input on school safety and the Safe Schools Act through public consultations starting this month.

RespectED: Violence and Abuse Prevention
Web Site: www.redcross.ca/
Description: Red Cross prevention education aims to stop the hurt before it starts. Our nationally recognized, award-winning programs teach kids and adults what a healthy relationship is, how to recognize the signs of abuse, dating violence and harassment, and how to get help.

Safe Schools Action Team Report
Web Site: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/teachers/RespectCulture.pdf
Description: Safe Schools Action Team Report on Gender-based Violence, Homophobia, Sexual Harassment, and Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour in Schools

Teen 'Scare Tactics' Not Working
Web Site: www.cbsnews.com
Description:CBS News reports that boot camps and other "get tough" programs for adolescents do not succeed in preventing criminal behavior and may make the problem worse, an expert panel concluded in a draft report.

Violence Prevention and Scare Tactics
Web Site: www.nih.gov
Description:Panel Finds that Scare Tactics for Violence Prevention are Harmful.Good news is that positive approaches show promise.

Web Aware

Web Site: www.bewebaware.ca
Description:This site provides the tools you need to help keep your kids safe online.

You and Your Child
Web Site: www.simcoehealth.org
Description:Simcoe County District Health Unit web site

Young People's Press
Web Site: www.ypp.net



WEB SITES OF INTEREST TO COYO MEMBERS

Debunking the Stranger Danger Myth: Keeping Kids Safe
Click on link to read attachment

COYO Conference App 

Web Site: eventmobi.com/coyoconference

Download our new conference app! Learn more about our Keynote and Workshop Speakers, review and save sessions to your calendar and connect with your fellow conference attendees. Download the app by clicking on this link and saving to your phone, tablet or laptop.

211 Community Connection
Web Site: www.211ontario.ca
Description: The 211Ontario.ca project consolidates the many existing local sources of Ontario human services data into a single, standardized provincial database. Their aim is to have one central, online repository of data that can be tapped into by e-services spearheaded by the Government of Ontario, community, and private sector initiatives, as well as 211 service providers across the province.

Directory of Youth Justice Services in Ontario
Web Site: www.211ontario.ca/yjs/index.htm
Description: The Directory of Youth Justice Services in Ontario connects the youth justice system with supports in the community for young persons in conflict with the law.This directory was established in 2003-04 for the use of police, justice professionals, crown attorneys, and community agencies.

Equality Rules
Web Site:http://www.equalityrules.ca/en/index.html
Description: You’ll learn lots of new things about respect, equality between boys and girls and building better friendships.

The Ontario Aboriginal Calendar and Services Directory
Web Site: http://www.211ontario.ca/topic/aboriginal-peoples
Description: A guide to social, recreational, educational, counselling and other resources and support services for Aboriginal youth in Ontario.

Four Pillars Drug Strategies
Web Site: www.city.vancouver.bc.ca/fourpillars/
Description: The City of Vancouver's Four Pillars Web site, where you'll find up-to-date information about the events, projects, initiatives and partnerships that together make up Vancouver's Four Pillars Drug Strategy.

Project GHB - A force of prevention
Web Site: www.projectghb.org/
Description: Project GHB - A force of prevention

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