SafetyNet’s Policy and Legislative Initiatives Working Group researches, analyzes, and advocates for necessary public safety policy and legislative action to reduce violent crime in Washington, DC.
Areas of work include:
- Benchmarking the DC Criminal Code against criminal laws in other jurisdictions to identify areas where the DC code should be adjusted to improve public safety.
- Working to ensure that public safety programs and the DC criminal justice system are well-designed, effective, and adequately funded.
- Creating public awareness of violent crime trends and sensible policy and legislative reform.