The National Network for Safe Communities (formerly the Center for Crime Prevention and Control) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice supports implementing proven strategies to reduce violence and improve public safety, minimize arrest and incarceration, and strengthen relationships between law enforcement and the communities it serves. The National Network is committed to building a community of practice that operates along a set of guiding principles:
- First do no harm
- Strengthen communities' capacity to prevent violence
- Enhance legitimacy
- Offer help to those who want it
- Get deterrence right
- Use enforcement strategically
Learn more about the National Network, its research, and the resources it offers at nnscommunities.org.