OverviewThe Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) Program, (formerly known as the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program) is part of BJA's Innovations Suite of Programs. These programs invest in the development of practitioner-researcher partnerships that use data, evidence, and innovation to create strategies and interventions that are effective and economical. For more information about Innovations Programs and related resources, please see: https://www.bja.gov/CRPPE/InnovationsSuite.
Goals, Objectives, and Program ApproachThe CBCR program supports data-driven, comprehensive and community-oriented strategies to reduce crime and spur revitalization. Through a broad cross-sector partnership team, including neighborhood residents, CBCR grantees target neighborhoods with hot spots of violent and serious crime and employ data-driven, cross-sector strategies to accomplish this goal.To achieve CBCR program goals, successful CBCR cross sector teams commit to accomplishing the following objectives (these objectives may vary depending upon the type of CBCR grant award):
The CBCR Program approach centers on four core elements:
Visit the CBCR website for additional information and resources, including:
For more information on the latest news, resources, events, and activities related to CBCR, visit: http://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/safe-neighborhoods/cbcr/.
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To ensure effectiveness, CBCR grantees work closely with BJA and BJA's competitively selected training and technical assistance partner (currently the Local Initiatives Support Corporation) to participate in information sharing sessions, facilitate peer-to-peer exchanges of information, and administer subject matter expertise that is relevant to CBCR neighborhood efforts.
LISC will assist with an analysis of the crime in each community, engage residents and provide ongoing support to ensure the sites effectively use data, research and innovation to develop a comprehensive crime strategy.
For more information and to view the wide range of TTA resources available (tools and templates, newsletters, papers, briefs, presentations, videos, webinars and other resources, visit the CBCR website.
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For more information on the latest news, resources, events, and activities related to CBCR, visit the CBCR website.
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