Testimony Investing in Collaborative Safety Solutions in DC
Leah Sakala, Jesse Jannetta
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Leah Sakala, a Senior Policy Associate in the Justice Policy Center, provided testimony in a public oversight roundtable before the District of Columbia Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety on “Exploring Non-Law Enforcement Alternatives to Meeting Community Needs.” In her testimony she discusses her research around community-based public safety systems and how D.C. leaders might prioritize prevention, treatment, and expanding opportunity for DC residents.

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Washington, DC, research initiative Community public safety investment
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center
Cities Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV