Limit increases in the number and concentration of alcohol outlets by area or by population through licensing or zoning regulations
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Community Safety", "Scientifically Supported", and "Prevent neighborhood crime and violence"
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
Require a potential purchaser to obtain a permit or license before purchasing a firearm
Target a particular crime through law enforcement and community agency cooperation and coordination of various deterrents and social services; also called pulling levers policing
Focus police resources and enforcement on high-activity crime locations within a community (e.g., street blocks and buildings) using policing tactics such as increasing enforcement time, problem-oriented policing, etc.
Enlist mentors to develop relationships and spend time individually with at-risk mentees for an extended period; mentors have greater knowledge, skills, etc. than mentees
Support the efforts of neighborhood residents to work together in preventing crime by reporting suspicious or potentially criminal behavior to local law enforcement
Use victim-offender dialogue to address the harm caused by a crime and victims’ needs; can take place pre-arrest or post sentence via sharing circles, victim-offender mediation, or face-to-face conferences