Paris

1. General Information :

Paris, the capital city of France, is the country’s most highly populated city. It is the capital of the Île-de-France region and the country’s only ‘commune-department’. Paris is situated on a bend of the river Seine, at the heart of the Paris basin, where the Marne and the Seine meet upstream, and the Oise and the Seine meet downstream. Inhabitants are known in English as Parisians.

Population: 2,193,031 inhabitants

Location: France

Official Website

Local Safety Contract: The first Parisian safety contract was signed on 6 January 2000.  The first amendment was signed in 2002, arranging the division of the safety contract into 20 contracts by arrondissement as well as the creation of a monitoring committee and a forum for discussion. The Paris contract was updated in 2009 for the period 2009-2012.

Twinned with: Rome, Italy

2. The City in our Network :

The City and Efus

Member since 2000

Member of the Executive Committee 2003-2009

Honorary Member of the Executive Committee since 2009

  • Executive Committee meeting, Stuttgart, Germany, 13 February 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting, SĂŁo JoĂŁo da Madeira, Portugal, 8 May 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting, Paris, France, 28 October 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting, Loures, Portugal, 1 February 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting, Zaragoza, Spain, 23 October 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting, Paris, France, 4 May 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting, Budapest, Hungary, 26 March 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting, Paris, France, 6 October 2006
  • Executive Committee meeting, Brussels, Belgium, 26 January 2006
  • Executive Committee meeting, Brussels, Belgium, 21 October 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting, Brussels, Belgium, 10 January 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting, Brussels, Belgium, 18 October 2004

Participated in:

  • Efus International Conference, SĂ©curitĂ©, DĂ©mocratie et Villes: Le futur de la PrĂ©vention, Aubervilliers and Saint Denis, 2012

Attended:

  • General Assembly, Toulouse, France, 25 June 2009
  • Conference “Cities facing urban violence“, Toulouse, 26 June 2009
  • Conference “1983-2008, is security still everyone’s concern?“, Efus-FFSU, 5 December 2008
  • General Assembly, Barcelona, Spain, 18 July 2008
  • General Assembly, Rome, Italy, 6 July 2007
  • International conference of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, 2-4 November 2006
  • General Assembly, Brussels, Belgium, 5 May 2006
  • General Assembly, Piacenza, Italy, 10 June 2005
  • General Assembly, Brussels, Belgium, 10 May 2004
  • General Assembly, Rome, Italy, 21 November 2003
  • General Assembly, Lisbon, Portugal, 4 July 2003
  • General Assembly, L’Hospitalet, Spain, 13 December 2002
  • General Assembly, Paris, France, 10 December 2001
  • General Assembly, Naples, Italy, 7 December 2000

The City and the National Forum (FFSU)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2005

Participated in:

  • Working group ‘Local Authorities-Justice’, 26 February 2014
  • INPES Project ‘Promoting health in the festive period’, 2013
  • Working group “Preventing reoffending”, 2011
  • Candidate for the Crime Prevention Award 2010, “Safe housing conditions in safe neighbourhoods through local mediation and the local police”, 2010
  • Intervention through training “Municipal police: their position and doctrines, powers of the local police and the role of the municipal police in safety and prevention schemes”, FFSU, 9 September 2009
  • Working group ‘Binge Drinking’, 2007-2009
  • On-site training “Urban Video Surveillance: Issues and Limitations”, 14th arrondissement, Paris, 2006

Attended:

  • Final conference for the “Safer Drinking Scenes” project, Nantes, 2013
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on the “French Organisation for Reducing the Risks linked to Drug Use: Presentation, Project and Future Collaboration with the FFSU”, FFSU, 10 November 2010
  • 2010 Crime Prevention Award Ceremony for “safe housing conditions in safe neighbourhoods through local mediation, the local police and making housing safe”, Paris, 27 October 2010
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on the “Charter for the Democratic Use of Video Surveillance”, FFSU, 29 September 2010
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on the presentation of the Bockel report “Preventing Juvenile Delinquency: the Problem of Tomorrow”, FFSU, 5 May 2010
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The Dangers of New Technology”, FFSU, 24 March 2010
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Drug Use: Portugal’s experience of decriminalisation”, FFSU, 10 February 2010
  • Conference on “Mental Health, Security and Freedoms“, Paris, 1 February 2010
  • 2009 Crime Prevention Award Ceremony for “Children and Teenagers: victims and perpetrators of violence at school, on the internet and in gangs“, Paris Senate, 28 October 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The challenges presented by the national plan to relaunch crime prevention”, FFSU, 30 September 2009
  • General Assembly, Toulouse, 25 June 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The Phenomenon of Gangs”, FFSU, 13 May 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Mediation and Access to the Law”, FFSU, 25 March 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Elected Officials and Mental Health”, FFSU, 11 February 2009
  • Conference on “Children and adolescents: are they all minors?” concerning the review of the Juvenile Justice System, FFSU, 10 February 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The presentation of the National Institute of Higher Education Studies in Security, INHES”, FFSU, 10 December 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The International Centre’s guide to preventing crime as regards public disturbances linked to prostitution and drugs”, FFSU, 1 October 2008
  • General Assembly, Paris, 25 June 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Prisoners’ Access to Human Rights”, FFSU, 21 May 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Suburban Hope”, FFSU, 2 April 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Information, Security and Freedoms”, FFSU, 30 January 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Studying Public Security”, FFSU, 19 December 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Social Intervention of the Commission and the Police”, FFSU, 19 September 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Minimum Sentences and Reoffending of Minors”, FFSU, 27 June 2007
  • General Assembly, La Rochelle, 16 May 2007
  • General Assembly and Conference on “Local authorities, prevention and education in football”, Saint-Denis, 30 May 2006
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The outcome and future of victimisation studies”, FFSU, 14 March, 2006
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “What partnership between specialised prevention and locally elected officials is emerging in the new legislative framework?”, FFSU, 31 January 2006
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Preventing violence in amateur football”, FFSU, 7 December 2005
  • Conference on “12 hours for crime prevention” concerning the definition of crime prevention in France, FFSU, 18 October 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Safety in rural areas”, FFSU, 5 October 2005
  • Video Surveillance Day: Conference on the “Evaluation of CCTV throughout Europe“, Paris, September 2005
  • General Assembly, Rennes, 21 June 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Urbanism and security”, FFSU, 25 May 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Night-time guardians: What skills, status, funding and obstacles?”, FFSU, 27 April 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “How much progress has been made towards prevention?”, FFSU, 16 March 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on the national scheme “24 priority neighbourhoods” for crime prevention, FFSU, 15 December 2004
  • General Assembly, Issy-les-Moulineaux, 22 June 2004

3. Project Files (Best practice forms) :

4. Further Information :

News from the city: At present Paris is interested in issues regarding the prevention of reoffending. Paris has set up a service of night-time guardians and has social workers at police stations.