violent crime reduction

Additional resources to support efforts to reduce violent crime and enhance officer safety

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MAJOR CITIES CHIEFS ASSOCIATION - VIOLENT CRIME REDUCTION OPERATIONS GUIDE

The Violent Crime Reduction Operations Guide was produced in partnership between the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Majors Cities Chiefs Association. The Major Cities Chiefs Association is a professional association of Chiefs and Sheriffs representing the largest cities in the United States and Canada. This guide provides information and resources law enforcement leaders can use to implement violent crime fighting strategies in their departments.

DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT 2020 VIOLENT CRIME REDUCTION PLAN

In 2019, Dallas experienced a rise in violent crime, so the mayor ordered that the police department design a plan to reduce violent crime. The result was the Dallas Police Department 2020 Violent Crime Reduction Plan. This plan includes crime statistics, goals, objectives, and performance metrics.

BPD CRIME REDUCTION AND DEPARTMENTAL TRANSFORMATION PLAN

The Baltimore Police Department has continued to deal with high rates of violent crime, and it has entered into a consent decree with the Department of Justice due to engaging in a pattern and practice of conduct that violated the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the US Constitution. The Crime Reduction and Departmental Transformation Plan outlines the Baltimore Police Department’s plan to reduce crime and transform the organization culture of the department.

Group Violence Intervention: An Implementation Guide

This implementation guide from the National Network for Safe Communities offers guidance and insights designed to help communities effectively address group violence.

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE - REDUCING VIOLENCE AND CRIME ON OUR STREETS

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders and works to advance the safety of communities worldwide. This pamphlet provides different ways that law enforcement agencies can partner with other entities in the criminal justice system and the community to reduce violent crime.

WEB RESOURCES

NATIONAL RESOURCE AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER FOR IMPROVING LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIONS - GUN VIOLENCE/VIOLENT CRIME REDUCTION STRATEGIES

The National Resource and Technical Assistance Center for Improving Law Enforcement Investigations is a training and technical assistance center created in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance to improve law enforcement investigations. This page contains additional links on violent crime reduction strategies from organizations like Urban Institute, International Association of Chiefs of Police, the VALOR program, and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY PARTNERSHIP - TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

The National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) works to enhance federal support of state, tribal, and local law enforcement officers and prosecutors in the investigation, prosecution, and deterrence of violent crime, especially crime related to gun violence, gangs, and drug trafficking. This page provides resources for agencies interested in peer learning opportunities from other law enforcement agencies.

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE - GUN AND GANG VIOLENCE REDUCTION

The international Association of Chiefs of Police Gun and Gang Violence Reduction Initiatives page includes different projects and partnerships such as IACP’s Project Safe Neighborhoods National Training and Technical Assistance Initiative in partnership with BJA.

Violence Reduction Response Center (VRRC)

The Violence Reduction Resource Center (VRRC) offers guidance, resources, and helps connect state, local, and tribal justice agencies with violent crime reduction training and technical assistance (TTA) resources offered by DOJ.

NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY PARTNERSHIP - WEBINARS AND PODCASTS

The National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) works to enhance federal support of state, tribal, and local law enforcement officers and prosecutors in the investigation, prosecution, and deterrence of violent crime, especially crime related to gun violence, gangs, and drug trafficking. This page contains webinars and podcasts on issues related to crime reduction.