National Network for Safe Communities partners:
San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation
David Kennedy's op-ed at the L.A. Times discusses Jill Leovy's book, Ghettoside
The new guide to the Drug Market Intervention, published by the COPS Office, provides practical information intended to help law enforcement, community, and social services partners close overt drug markets.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced Birmingham, AL; Fort Worth, TX; Gary, IN; Minneapolis, MN; Pittsburgh, PA; and Stockton, CA to be the first six cities to host pilot sites for the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice.
David Kennedy's Huffington Post op-ed examines the potential of the DOJ's National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice to transform relations between police and communities.
The National Network for Safe Communities is an alliance of cities dedicated to advancing proven strategies to combat violent crime, reduce incarceration and rebuild relations between law enforcement and distressed communities.The National Network’s strategies operate along these guiding principles:
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.
KC NoVA brings community and faith-based groups, law enforcement, and city government partners together to actively communicate and engage to reduce violence.
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.
Under funding from Detroit Public Safety Foundation, Ceasefire Detroit is active in two districts under National Network advising.
NYC Ceasefire was launched in New York City in December 2014 in collaboration with David Kennedy and the National Network.
reduction in homicides
reduction in Part 1 UCR crime in 3 out of 4 DMI neighborhoods
reduction in drug offenses in all 4 neighborhoods
reduction in drug offenses
reduction in youth homicide
reduction in gang-member involved homicide