Research Report Examining the Ways Arts and Culture Intersect with Public Safety: Identifying Current Practice and Opportunities for Further Inquiry
Caroline Ross
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This report describes the range of activities at the intersection of public safety and arts and culture, outlines a theory of change, and provides recommendations for further consideration. Through interviews with experts in the field, this research found that art in the public safety sector promotes empathy and understanding, influences law and policy, provides career opportunities, supports well-being, and advances the quality of place.

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Nonprofits and philanthropy Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Children and youth
Tags Policing and community safety Community and economic development Neighborhoods and youth development Creative placemaking
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center