Public safety & justice

Building trust in society and solving important problems

The digital era is creating new challenges and threats for public safety and justice organizations worldwide. Cyber crime, mental health-related demand as well as organized crime and terrorism are among the top issues law enforcement organizations face.

Citizens expect a safe community to live in as well as fair, easy and equitable access to justice in their, and their families’, day-to-day lives.

Police, courts and correctional services need to make reforms that will allow them to remain relevant and responsive to citizens in the digital age. Implementing more effective and efficient operating models, digital case management tools and networked resources decision making will result in improved citizen access and support police, judges and others in the system, will assist agencies to build capacity and capabilities across the public safety and justice system.

Meet our team

Working with law enforcement and justice agencies globally, we are committed to collaborating and co-developing to share experiences and access innovation between our global network of firms. Our team is made up of professionals passionate about public safety and justice.

James Anderson

Director, Justice

James Anderson is a Director in PwC Canada’s Technology Advisory practice focused on the justice sector. He has over 15 years of experience in planning and delivering technology solutions, and has led global technology projects. James specializes in digital strategy and transformation, IT program management, agile and cloud. Since 2015, James been working with the BC Ministry of Attorney General as the Tribunal Transformation Initiative Program Manager.

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Joe Arteaga

Director, Justice

Joe Arteaga is a Director in PwC Canada’s Public Sector Practice focused on justice. He has worked with both Canadian and international justice organizations to transform access to justice, by leveraging technology and operating models to deliver business results and change. Joe’s passion is to drive change and improve access to justice for citizens.

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Tarek Emara

National Public Safety and Justice Leader

Tarek Emara is the National Public Safety Leader at PwC Canada. He has been in technology and management consulting for 25 years, working alongside various public sector organizations for the past 12 years with a focus on police services to understand their operational, strategy and day-to-day frontline challenges. His team’s purpose is to support police services as they modernize and transform to continue to build trust in society and keep up with societal changes and in the nature of crime. Going on ride alongs with multiple services throughout Canada and hearing directly from the frontline officers increasingly inspires Tarek to serve this sector and to continue to support the ongoing collaboration between police services, both nationally and globally.

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Tara Macpherson

Director, Policing

Tara Macpherson is a Director in PwC’s Public Sector Practice. Over the last eight years, Tara has supported police services to undertake service redesign and change in the UK and in Canada, through strategic development alignment, benefits realization, service redesign and the development of innovation processes.Tara is particularly committed to designing processes and transformation focused on members and citizens, utilizing user-centred design techniques. Tara has MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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Chris Moore

Director, Policing

Chris Moore is a Director in PwC Canada’s Public Sector Practice focused on policing and security. He has worked with police agencies at the federal and municipal level to help them realize operational benefit through transformation programs. Chris has 25 years of operational experience in the security sector and is passionate about maximizing the benefit of technology to frontline officers and helping police service engage with their communities.

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Contact us

Owen Taylor

Owen Taylor

National Public Sector Leader, PwC Canada

Tel: +1 250 298 5270

Tarek Emara

Tarek Emara

National Public Safety & Justice Leader, PwC Canada

Tel: +1 416 814 5736

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