Collie Shire Council has a vision for the Community of Collie to be a vibrant, growing and sustainable community where people want to live, visit and invest. Crime and community safety are two aspects intrinsic to providing a community where people want to live and visit.
Community safety impacts on the quality of life where a high level of community safety enables residents to pursue all aspects of their lives without fear or hindrance from crime or antisocial behaviour. Community safety and crime prevention tackles issues that are both real and perceived, and as such includes issues such as addressing fear of crime.
The Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan is designed to reduce the social and economic costs of crime to the community by lowering both the number of cases coming before the criminal justice system, and by reducing the impact of crime on health and other social services. The Plan focuses on crime prevention issues that affect communities at a local level.