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Public Safety

Public safety is one of the core roles of local government. Our work covers a range of issues: disaster preparedness and relief, community policing, terrorism – domestic and international, gun control measures, and more.

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New cooperative purchasing effort to offer public agencies access to lifesaving medications

WASHINGTON—In conjunction with President Obama's announcement of local, state and federal…

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Training delivered by Ricardo "Rick" Ubinas

Tampa Police Department/Indian River State College

2015 Leadership Summit

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What are the goals of the program?

In 2006, the City of Richmond, California experienced more than 40 homicides. The national average for a city the size of Richmond (approximately 100,000 people) is six. In the aftermath, the city…

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WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, June 17, a white gunman shot and killed nine parishioners at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.

The following statement may be attributed to the National League of Cities:

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As part of its bold $75 million Safety and Justice Challenge to change the way America thinks about and uses jails, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recently announced the 20 jurisdictions selected to…

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Background

Realizing that a highly educated city creates the most economic opportunity, the Mayor's Office of Louisville Metro has organized strong partnerships between stakeholders in business, government, and education to increase the number…

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What are the programs Goals?

Greater University Circle is a four-square-mile area in Cleveland that is home to Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic, and University Hospitals.  Together these neighborhood anchor institutions…

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What are the target goals?

Housing programs in the City of Boston focus on efforts to educate new mortgage borrowers, support existing homeowners, mitigate foreclosures, and stabilize neighborhoods. The interlinked formula of education,…

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WASHINGTON - Following the release of the interim report outlining recommendations from President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Community Policing, National League of Cities (NLC) President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah issued…

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