Use devices such as speed cameras, laser devices, radar, etc. to enforce speed limits; devices can be permanent fixtures or be used manually by law enforcement officers
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Community Safety" and "Scientifically Supported"
Establish laws that require bicyclists to wear helmets; laws can apply to children or all bicyclists and can be established at the state or local level
Provide parents with car seats free of charge, via loan or low cost rental, often with education about proper installation and use
Share information about the importance of proper car seat use and enforce existing laws via checkpoints, dedicated law enforcement officials, etc.
Educate parents and caregivers about proper use of car seats and reward parents and/or children for correct use
Promote child bicycle helmet use via bicycle safety education, media campaigns, or provision of free or subsidized helmets
Use individual or group therapy to help offenders discover and change the thought processes that lead to maladaptive behavior
Implement a policing philosophy based on community partnership, organizational transformation, and problem solving techniques to proactively address public safety issues: also called community-oriented policing
Use specialized courts to offer criminal offenders with drug dependency problems an alternative to adjudication or incarceration
Provide at-risk expectant parents and families with young children with information, support, and training regarding child health, development, and care from prenatal stages through early childhood via trained home visitors