Boston Red Sox Director of Security Charles J. Cellucci is applying the tenets of effective community policing to a successful program of safety and security in Fenway Park. Just as scouts describe the best ballplayers as "five tool players," Cellucci’s approach can be summarized as the "Five Tool Strategy:" Read More...
The flash mob phenomenon, which exploits modern communications and social media in particular, has been striking with increasing frequency, bringing with it large-scale street crime and violence. Read More
With today’s distressed economy, federal, state, and local governments are feeling the tightening of their budgets; recently this has been translating into increased risks for public safety. Read More
Since 1994, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) has worked diligently to create and enhance drug courts, of which there are now over 2,500 operating in the United States. Read More
The burden of gang investigators and analysts to comprehend the full nature of the threat posed by gangs to their communities has expanded and become increasingly complex. Read More
With support from the COPS Office, Dr. Jeremy Wilson of the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice is leading a national study to systematically examine the nature of public safety consolidation, communities in which police and fire services are delivered by a single department. Read More
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