Tag: public safety

Public Safety: Thinking Outside of the Box

May 27, 2022

In the League’s April 2022 newsletter, Doug Linkhart, President of the National Civic League, encouraged us to remember that police oversight is not the responsibility of the President of the...

Keeping the Peace in Danville

May 25, 2022

Police-community relations in Danville, Virginia, are getting a new look during the next month with the opening of a new police headquarters that the city is naming “1 Community Way.”...

Embracing Community Solutions to Public Safety in Hayward, CA

September 30, 2021

Public safety reform should involve the public. Hayward California’s recent community engagement effort around public safety showed that institutions and governments cannot solve community issues on their own – that...

New GFOA Research Report on Rethinking Police Budgeting

December 23, 2020

Widespread protests in response to civilian deaths at the hands of police have put pressure on local governments to make lasting reforms to police and public safety budgets. GFOA and...

Reimagining Public Safety

June 30, 2020

There are some great conversations happening around the country about reforming police tactics and departments. By broadening the conversation to reimagine public safety, communities can create a more humane, cost-effective...

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