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Youth Safety

Collective programming between police and community organizations results in youth crime reduction, delinquency prevention, and the successful promotion of youth safety efforts. Below are resources helpful for youth providers as they expand and build community safety efforts.

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Innovative Solutions to Youth Violence - Providence, RI 

Partners: Institute for Study of Nonviolence & Providence Police Department

The Institute's Nonviolence Streetworkers Program is focused on promoting, educating, and training members of the community, professionals, and agencies in the methods of MORE...

Miami Partnership for Action in Communities Task (MPACT) Force - Miami, FL

Partners: Miami Dade County Schools Police Department & Community Partners

MPACT, a community-wide effort created by Miami-Dade County Schools Police Department, is a collaborative partnership between the school and MORE...

Riverside Youth Court Program - Riverside, CA

Partners: Volunteer Center of Riverside County & Riverside Police Department

The Riverside Youth Court is a restorative justice program for first-time juvenile offenders. The program is designed to provide youth a second chance to stem criminal behavior by early MORE...

Crime Prevention Programming for Youth - San Diego, CA

Partners: STAR/PAL and San Diego Police Department

Through collaboration between STAR/PAL and the San Diego Police Department, this partnership effectively brings youth and law enforcement volunteers together through MORE...

Care Fresno - Fresno, CA

Partners: Care Fresno and Fresno Police Department 

Care Fresno was created by a partnership between the Fresno Police Department, local churches, businesses and apartment complex owners, all of whom were distressed by MORE...

StreetSafe Boston - Boston, MA

Partners: The Boston Foundation, Inc. and the Boston Police Department

The Boston Foundation’s StreetSafe Boston initiative is a violence prevention and intervention program aimed at reducing the incidence of gang-involved shootings and youth MORE...

Yellow Tape Protocol - Los Angeles, CA

Partners: Communities in Schools of the San Fernando Valley & Greater Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department

The Yellow Tape Protocol's main objective is to provide immediate violence interruption and crisis response whenever gang crime erupts within the San Fernando MORE...

Intervention & Prevention to Improve School Safety - Milwaukee, WI

Partners: Latino Community Center and the Milwaukee Police Department

The School Safety Improvement Project, based at a public, central-city school targets students considered to be "chronic disrupters". The youth are referred to the MORE...

Community Alliance for a Safe Summer - Chicago, IL 

Partners: TARGET Area Development Corporation & Chicago Police Department

In 1995, Ambassadors for Christ Ministries created the TARGET (Teaching Area Residents in Gresham and Englewood to Take part in) Area Development Corporation in the Greshman and MORE...

Capitol Weed & Seed Coalition - Phoenix, AZ

Partners: Capitol Mall Association, City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department, and Phoenix Police Department

The goal of the Capitol Weed & Seed Coalition in Phoenix is to "weed out" violent crime, drug use, and gang activity from targeted neighborhoods and to plant "seeds" MORE...

South LA Graffiti Free Zone Project - Los Angeles, CA

Partners: Coalition for Responsible Community Development, the Los Angeles Police Department and the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney

As part of a long-standing community-police partnership, the Coalition for Responsible Community Development collaborated with the Los Angeles Police MORE...

Delray Beach Weed & Seed: Innovations in Prevention - Delray Beach, FL

Partners: Delray Beach Weed & Seed

The Delray Beach Weed & Seed Project, a multi-agency collaborative with the Delray Beach Police Department, found creative solutions to neighborhood crime MORE...