Policies & Programs

Policies and programs that can improve health

filtered by "Community Safety"

54 results

Universal firearm background checks

Require both licensed and unlicensed firearm dealers to conduct background checks of potential handgun purchasers

Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety

Universal motorcycle helmet laws

Require anyone riding a motorcycle to wear a helmet; laws may also include mopeds and scooters

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety

Youth football contact rules

Restrict full contact between youth football players via limits to the number of contact practices, head hits per player, delay to tackling until a certain age, etc.

Evidence Rating:
Expert Opinion
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety

Youth in adult justice system

Transfer arrested youth from the juvenile justice system to the adult criminal justice system

Evidence Rating:
Evidence of Ineffectiveness
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety