Innovations in Community Based Crime Reduction


  • Grantee Meeting 2017 
    Visit this page to view presentations from the April 2017 Grantee Meeting held in Washington, DC.
  • Authentic Community Engagement
    Community engagement and collaboration are spoken of as keys to improving legitimacy and effectiveness of policing institutions, especially in high crime communities.  This presentation presents a framework to guide community engagement efforts and examples of successful engagement efforts in the CBCR program.
    Smart Suite Summit, September 2016
  • Conversations in Sustainability
    Professionals from the National Criminal Justice Association demystify the role of State Administrative Agencies and offer ways to collaborate that advance cross-sector partnerships and comprehensive planning for sustainable crime reduction initiatives.
  • Crime Mapping Level 1
    Gives beginners who have little or no experience using crime mapping and/or geographic information system (GIS) software an overview of how these tools can be used to inform public safety efforts.
  • Crime Mapping Level 2
    The second webinar in the crime mapping series and is geared to those with experience using crime mapping and/or GIS mapping software, who have a general understanding of crime mapping concepts.
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: More than Just Locks and Lights
    People often think of safe design strategies as being limited to making changes to the physical environment to deter crime. But many cities have used this kind of planning as the jumping off point for deeper analysis of ways to engage residents, showcase community culture, and connect with broader neighborhood plans to create safer, more vibrant communities. 
    Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference, September 2016
  • Engaging Youth in Crime Prevention and Community Development
    This presentation focuses on building community police relations through youth engagement; developing youth driven community events Involving youth in the planning and implementation process of place based work​; and enhancing youth engagement through parent engagement.  
    CBCR Site Featured: Brooklyn (Brownsville), New York
  • Federal Innovation Exchange: View the presentation from the Dayton, Ohio BCJI site about addressing opioid abuse in their target area.  This presentation was part of the Federal Innovation Exchange webinar.
    CBCR Site Featured: Dayton, Ohio
  • Revitalizing Distressed Commercial Corridors
    This presentation focuses on how to devise a strategic approach to commercial revitalization efforts, with an emphasis on strategies that work in communities affected by crime. 


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