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Family Protection Unit (FPU)

The Saint John Police Force Family Protection Unit (FPU) is responsible for investigating cases of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), sexual based crimes, child abuse, and other crimes involving families and vulnerable victims.

FPU works to protect the safety of victims and their families. It works to hold offenders accountable and prevent future victimization.

FPU works closely with community-based organizations, social services and victim services to provide victims and families with proper services such as crisis counselling, emergency housing and safety planning. FPU is dedicated to creating a safe environment for all families in the community.