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Physical Improvement


By targeting law enforcement and community development resources in the same places, CSI gives residents and police the ability to transform their neighborhoods into stronger, healthier places to live and do business.  Projects that address graffiti, street lighting, vacant lots and drug houses are all examples of physical improvement projects that help address "broken windows", build a stable economic base and pave the way for new investment. The resources below discuss the link between changes to the built environment and public safety.

Partnering to Build Out of Crime: HomeSight and the Seattle Police Department 

Community developers, policymakers and law enforcement agencies will be interested to learn how HomeSight, a CDC, integrated safety work to harness a greater investment MORE...

Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project - Brooklyn, NY

Partners: Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project Local Development Corporation & New York Police Department

Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project LDC (MARP) grew out of a widespread neighborhood and borough-wide consensus that the revitalization of Myrtle MORE...

Pecan Springs Commons - Austin, TX

Partners: Green Doors and the Austin Police Department

Green Doors, a supportive housing developer and community builder in Austin, Texas, has a long history of embracing broad stakeholder participation in its revitalization efforts. This extends to MORE...

The Phoenix Project - Dayton, OH

Partners: CityWide Development and the Dayton Police Department 

When the Fairview neighborhood of Dayton, Ohio began declining, the impact was felt by residents who began to question their investments and the future of the neighborhood. Good Samaritan Hospital  MORE...