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Safe City Video

Over the past 10 years crime in Logan has continued to trend downwards but perceptions towards increasing crime rates in the city remain high.

Video #1 presents data on reported offences in the City of Logan over the past 10 years to clarify some common misconceptions about crime rates. Council encourages individuals to empower themselves with the facts by watching and listening to the Safe City Logan videos, which share the real story of crime and community safety in the City of Logan.

Video #2 highlights Council’s commitment to creating a safer City of Logan through its community safety projects, the Logan Safety Camera Program and partnerships with the Queensland Police Service and other key agencies.

Video #3 provides hints and tips to help individuals stay safe when out and about and reduce opportunities for crime to occur. Recognising that most crime is opportunistic, as individuals, we can each contribute to our own safety and the safety of the wider-community.

Frequently asked questions

Where were the statistics/percentages used in the Safe City Logan videos sourced from?

The statistics/ percentages used in the Safe City Logan videos were based on reported crime data sourced through the Queensland Police Service. Queensland reported crime data is publicly available on the Queensland Police Service website.
Data from the 2016 Census, available on the Australian Bureau of Statistics website was also utilised in the production of the Safe City Logan videos.

Where can I find crime data for the City of Logan?

Queensland reported crime data is publicly available on the Queensland Police Service website.

Where can I find crime data for the State of Queensland?

Queensland reported crime data is publicly available on the Queensland Police Service website.

What community safety/ crime prevention initiatives does Council deliver in my area?

Find out about our upcoming community safety/ crime prevention initiatives in your division.
You can also Like and Follow Council's Facebook page and conversation thread #CityofLogan or sign-up to our Safe City E-Newsletter to be kept informed of upcoming community safety/ crime prevention events.

How many community safety/ crime prevention activities does Council deliver each year?

Council's Community Safety Program deliver a minimum of six targeted initiatives in each Division per year, that's more than 70 activities throughout the community each year! Council partners with local Police, other agencies, local businesses and community groups to deliver a range of community safety and crime prevention activities within key growth areas such as, Yarrabilba and Flagstone. In addition to these targeted initiatives, Council is also committed to improving community safety and perceptions of Logan as a safe city through City-wide initiatives aimed at raising awareness of important crime prevention and community safety topics, such as the annual Community Safety Symposium, the Annual Safe City Awards, the Annual Safe City Logan Community Survey as well as attending various other community events and activities.

Where can I access a copy of the City of Logan Safe City Strategy and Action Plan 2016-2020?

Access a copy of the City of Logan Safe City Strategy and Action Plan 2016-2020.

Where can I find out more about Council's Logan Safety Camera Program?

Find out more about Council's Logan Safety Camera Program or contact Council's Community Safety Program on telephone 3412 5729, or email safecity@logan.qld.gov.au to book a free tour of the Logan Safety Camera Program Monitoring Room.

Who monitors footage captured on the Logan Safety Camera network?

Council's Logan Safety Camera Program actively monitor all safety cameras throughout the City 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, via a live feed to the Logan Safety Camera Program Monitoring Room.

How long is footage captured on the Logan Safety Camera network retained for?

CCTV footage captured on the Logan Safety Camera network is kept for 30 days. Footage may be kept for longer than 30 days if a request for footage is received or notification of an incident is received which may have been captured on a particular camera/ cameras within the network.

Who can request footage captured on the Logan Safety Camera network?

In accordance with the Information Privacy Act, Council is able to release CCTV footage to the Police upon request, following a stringent process to ensure privacy is maintained. Any member of the public can request CCTV footage from the Logan Safety Camera Program through a Right To Information request, this can be done by contacting Council’s Administrative Review and Ethics Program on P: 3412 3412 or E: council@logan.qld.gov.au.

Where can I find out more about personal safety?

Find out more about reducing your vulnerability to crime when out and about.

Where can I find out more information about having a safe night out?

Find out more about hints and tips to help you have a safe night out.

Where can I find out more about car security?

Find out more about car theft prevention. Additional information on car theft prevention techniques, is available from the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council, Car Safe website.

Where can I find out more information on home security?

Find out more about home security and to access Council's home safety audit checklist.

Where can I find out more information about Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)?

Find out more about Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) or if you are interested in attending a free community presentation on CPTED, please contact Council's Community Safety Program on 3412 4608.

Where can I find out more about safety when on the internet or when using social media?

Visit Council's What's on webpage or drop-in to one of Council's nine libraries to find out about free activities which are designed to assist individuals of all ages with using the internet and social media, including tips on staying safe when online.
The Australian Government also have information and tips about safety when online.

Where does Council advertise upcoming community safety events?

Information about upcoming community safety or crime prevention events/activities are available throughout the year. You can also Like and Follow Council's Facebook page and conversation thread #CityofLogan or sign-up to our Safe City E-Newsletter to be kept informed of upcoming community safety/crime prevention events by sending an email request to safecity@logan.qld.gov.au

Where can I find out more about the Safe City Logan community survey?

Information about the Safe City Logan community survey, including a link to the Key Findings Report for the 2017 survey, is available now. Alternatively, you can contact Council's Community Safety Program on 3412 4608 to request a copy of the Key Findings Report.

Where can I find out more about Logan City Council's annual Community Safety Symposium?

Find out about the upcoming Community Safety Symposium, including the date, time, location and key topics.