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



Surrey Policing Transition Report (May 2019)






Clarifying the Concept of Racial Profiling in Canada. Canadian Diversity a publication of the Association for Canadian Studies (2017)






Contemporary Policing Responsibilities. Ottawa:Public Safety Canada (2017)






Police Practice & Research Special Issue: North of 49: The Dynamics of Canadian Policing (2017)



The Use of Private Security Services for Policing. Ottawa: Public Safety Canada (2016).



Improving Police Efficiency – Challenges and Opportunities. Ottawa: Public Safety Canada (2015).




Assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of a police service: the analytics of operational reviews (2015).




Economics of Policing: Baseline for Policing Research in Canada. Ottawa: Public Safety Canada (2013).


cover-policing-winnipegWinnipeg Police Services Operational Review (2013).

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.