National Network for Safe Communities partners:
San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation
The National Network and John Jay College are forming a partnership with the Manhattan District Attorney to launch a groundbreaking new think tank for prosecution.
An op-ed by David Kennedy at Huffington Post discusses what's fair and what works in violence prevention.
The National Network held its second National Conference at John Jay College in June of 2015.
The National Network for Safe Communities supports cities implementing proven strategic interventions to reduce violence and improve public safety, minimize arrest and incarceration, strengthen communities, and improve relationships between law enforcement and the communities it serves.The National Network is committed to building a community of practice that operates along a set of guiding principles:
NYC Ceasefire was launched in New York City in December 2014 in collaboration with David Kennedy and the National Network.
KC NoVA brings community and faith-based groups, law enforcement, and city government partners together to actively communicate and engage to reduce violence.
Chattanooga Violence Reduction Initiative began conducting call-ins and custom notifications to street group members in 2014. "The bottom line is we don't want any of these guys killed or locked up," says project manager Paul Smith. "We need them to influence people in their neighborhoods and communities."
In 2013, Stockton renewed its commitment to Operation Ceasefire implementation. It saw a 55% reduction in homicide, the single largest reduction ever in the city.
Project Longevity is a Connecticut state initiative supported by the Office of the US Attorney. The project recruits law enforcement, community leaders, and social workers to engage in a sustained relationship with group members to reduce group-related violence.
reduction in gun homicide through Stockton Operation Peacekeeper, 1997-2002
reduction in youth homicide
reduction in non-violent offenses
reduction in group member-involved homicide
reduction in shootings among notified violent groups
reduction in drug offenses in all 4 neighborhoods