Community Safety Advisory Committees

Join a Community Safety Advisory Committee

The City of Burnaby welcomes volunteers to join our local Community Safety Advisory Committees across the City. We value your suggestions and ideas to improve community safety and want to hear from you!

Committee members work with other community safety partners, including police and Crime Reduction staff, to identify and find new solutions to address community safety challenges. These committees serve as a platform for open discussion between the community, the City and the Police, enabling Burnaby residents and other public safety participants to engage with and advise the City of Burnaby and Burnaby RCMP on matters concerning public safety. Additionally, the committees provide a structured process for residents and local business representatives to provide their insights to community safety programs and organizational priorities. 

How to apply

The deadline for applications was November 30, 2023. Suitable applicants will be notified and be scheduled for an interview. Instruction for completing the Police Information Check will be provided.

Our next application period is May 1-31, 2024.


Volunteers who live or work in Burnaby and are committed to improving community safety the region are eligible.

Membership consists of up to 10 resident representatives, 5 business representatives and up to 3 non-voting public safety stakeholders. Committee members must commit to serving a 3-year term. Members must agree to work collaboratively and respect a wide range of diverse opinions and interests. Committee members must complete a Police Information Check to the satisfaction of the Burnaby RCMP. 

Have questions?

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