Brief Creating Partners in Public Safety
Challenges and Choices for the New Mayor
Samuel Bieler, Caroline Ross, Nancy G. La Vigne
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Public safety in the District of Columbia has improved significantly over the past 10 years. The new mayoral administration should build on the progress of the past decade with a holistic approach to public safety that incorporates social service delivery into existing law enforcement responses and emphasizes prevention over reaction.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Children and youth Greater DC
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center
Cities Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV