Category Archives: Crime Reduction Initiatives

De-funding Police Departments


Don’t do it ! City Admins can, of course, at any time, choose to ‘carve out” and transfer services from one department to another. They need to be careful what they wish for. The Eugene, Oregon “Cahoots” initiative worked/is working … Continue reading

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Protect and Serve – The search for efficiency and effectiveness


Police Departments have the same overall focus as private sector corporations. 1) evolving strategies that are supportive of a mission, then defining and putting in place initiatives that make good use of available scarce resources. 2) achieving operational efficiency and … Continue reading

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Crime Reduction Initiatives Implementation Guide


Success with Crime Reduction Initiatives involves identification of high return/low risk candidate initiatives, setting the focus on a small number of initiatives, goal/objective setting, then updating and rollout of Departmental Policy & Procedure. Crime Reduction – Drug Distribution/Use Phase I … Continue reading

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