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Making Oakland Safe


Vision and Priorities
October 15, 2011

ONE PLAN FOR OAKLAND


Consensus Shared

on The Problem and focused response

Goals

Coordinated Leveraged Best

resources
Commitment

Practices

Long Term

+ The Problem
90% of shootings and homicides occur in 100 city blocks

Priority Service Area


105 Shootings in a two year period

THE APPROACH

Enforcement

Sustainability

Family Engagement, Geographic Focus, & Data Driven

Intervention

Violence Prevention

GOALS and OBJECTIVES


Make

Oakland neighborhoods safe Reduce Homicides and Shootings Short Term- Concentrated Enforcement Medium Term Community Engagement and Mobilization Long Term Provide Hope and Opportunity to Children and Families

BEST PRACTICES
CompStat Ceasefire Gang

NY, SF, LA, DC, Philadelphia, Baltimore - Chicago, Boston

Reduction and Youth Development - Los Angeles Childrens Zone New York

Harlem

Working Smarter
Using
Asset

Data

mapping Cross agency data sharing Enhanced crime analysis

Citywide
All

Accountability

City Departments reviewed for progress on safety goals and objectives City funding streams tied to alignment with plan and goals Shared goals across public agencies

We have realized that you cannot save children without saving families, and you cannot save families, without rebuilding communities.
Geoffrey Canada, Founder Harlem Childrens Zone

Family Focus
Develop understanding of family contexts Use family assets Coordinate social services to meet all family needs

Building on our successes

Five Year Downward Trend

WHATS WORKING: Geographic Focus


ACTION RESULTS

Crime Reduction Teams Multi-Agency Response Coordinated Federal Operations

Shootings
140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0

Shootings

WHATS WORKING: Geographic Focus


ACTION 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 RESULTS 13 6 1 1 8

CRT Deployed in WEST OAKLAND Priority Service Area

Jul-11

Aug-11

WHATS WORKING: Neighborhood Mobilization in 33x


ACTION

RESULTS 53% increase in calls to public works hotline 155% increase in tips to drug hotline resulting in the shutting down of 2 drug houses and several arrests

ENFORCEMENT: MORE COPS WHERE THEY ARE NEEEDED


38 Officers recalled Crime Reduction Teams Deployed COPS Grant Middle School Strategy (25 Problem Solving Officers) Surveillance Camera Deployment Dedicated Community Policing Officers

ENFORCEMENT: Inter-Agency Collaboration


Collaboration with OHA and OUSD police State and Federal assistance Coordination with District Attorney and Probation Code Enforcement

Blight Removal
Foreclosure Accountability Truancy Reduction

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Building Trust


Customer

Service Approach Building with Residents and

Relationship

Youth
Restorative Street

Justice

Outreach

INTERVENTION
Oakland Street Outreach- Relationship Building Immediate shooting & homicide response Families of homicide victims speaking with at-risk and probation youth Parental assistance for at-risk and gang involved youth Wraparound services for Oaklands most atrisk families

From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their + own needs with dignity and strength.
Cesar Chavez

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Mobilization


Neighborhood Watch Neighborhood Councils Neighborhood Beautification Late Night Activities for Youth Adopt-a-school School Attendance Campaign

+ It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men


Fredrick Douglas

HOPE and OPPORTUNITY: Prevention


Parental

education Universal Pre-School 2000 mentors School Based Health Clinics Full Service Community Schools Youth Employment and Job Training Economic development