ENSURE THE SAFETY &
SECURITY OF OURĀ 
COMMUNITIES

Building trust between the police and communities, reducing violent crime, and preventing terrorism.

In cities big and small, Americans of all races and backgrounds do not feel safe or secure. This anxiety leads to a sense of disconnectedness and hopelessness that affects all residents. Too many feel alienated and disenfranchised. Mayors and local law enforcement officials across America are currently dealing with three immediate and interrelated priorities: building trust between the police and communities, reducing violent crime, and preventing terrorism.

Safety & Security

  • cop and kidStrengthen the bonds and trust between communities and police.
  • Increase the number of community policing officers on the streets and enable police departments to invest in training and technology.
  • Improve coordination between local, state, and federal law enforcement.
  • Expand homeland security grants.
  • Reduce gun violence.
  • Increase investments in prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs for substance abuse and mental health.
  • Pass meaningful criminal justice reform that will make the system more equitable and strengthen reentry programs and services.
  • Pass comprehensive immigration reform that recognizes the impact on public safety and local communities.