Use devices such as speed cameras, 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"
Educate youth and college athletes, coaches, and parents about the severity of concussions in sports, proper prevention, detection, reporting, and treatment
Strengthen laws that allow young drivers to safely gain driving experience before obtaining full driving privileges
Require fences around swimming pools
Modify the built environment to affect traffic speed and patterns via speed bumps, pedestrian refuge islands, roundabouts, etc.
Support a trauma-informed juvenile justice system through staff training and broad adoption of trauma-informed practices and policies
Place youth with mental, emotional, and behavioral health challenges in foster families that provide a structured, nurturing, therapeutic environment; also called Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC)
Place severely and chronically delinquent youth in foster families that are trained in structured behavior management and connected to TFCO program staff; formerly called Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care
Prohibit all drivers from texting or talking on a cell phone while driving
Require both licensed and unlicensed firearm dealers to conduct background checks of potential handgun purchasers