Policing

Dr. Griffiths was the Senior Project Consultant on a three-year Operational Review of the Vancouver Police Department and project co-director of an Operational Review of the Winnipeg Police Service. Recent projects with the RCMP have included the development of a Crime Reduction Strategy in K Division (Alberta), an examination of policing in M Division (Yukon) and a review of the effectiveness and efficiency of the RCMP Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) E Division.

Dr. Griffiths primary areas of police consulting and research are:

  • Operational Reviews
  • Economics of Policing
  • Effectiveness of Police Strategies
  • Policing in Rural and Remote Communities

Related Reports


cover-policing-winnipegWinnipeg Police Services Operational Review


options-service-deliverOptions for Service Delivery in the Greater Vancouver Region: A Discussion Paper of the Issues Surrounding the Regionalization of Police Services (2008).


Vancouver Police DeploymentVancouver Police Department, Patrol Deployment Study (2007).


Effective Response to Crime and Social Disorder in the Netherlands
C.T. Griffiths, 2006. “The Effective Response to Crime and Social Disorder: Developing Sustainable Police-Community Partnerships in Limburg-Zuid“, Limburg-Zuid Regional Police


Griffiths, C.T. 2004. “District Commander Michel P.A.C. Baeten, MPA, 11th Precinct, The Rotterdam-Rijnmond Regional Police Department, The Netherlands.” In Special Issue, “Police Leaders in Their Words.” 4/5 Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. 371-81.


Griffiths, C.T. 2004. “Chief Janis Gedusevs, Riga Municipal Police, Latvia.” In Special Issue, “Police Leaders in Their Words.” 4/5 Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. 353-56.


Confident Policing - download PDFDandurand, Y., C.T. Griffiths, V. Chin, and J.K.N. Chan. 2004. Confident Policing in a Troubled Community: An Evaluation of the Vancouver Police Department’s City-wide Enforcement Team Initiative. Prepared for the Vancouver Agreement Committee. Vancouver.


Griffiths, C.T. 2003. The Police and Racial Profiling. Prepared for the Toronto Police Association.


Policing-the-Baffin-Region–RCMP-in-the-Eastern-ArcticPolicing-the-Baffin-Region--RCMP-in-the-Eastern-ArcticGriffiths, C.T., Saville, G., Wood D.S., Zellerer E. 1995. “Policing the Baffin Region: Findings From the Baffin Region Crime and Justice Study*”. Criminology Research Centre
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. Canada.