Mayor Muriel Bowser has engaged District government agencies, community partners, and residents in a comprehensive effort to build a safer, stronger DC. For two consecutive years the District has experienced significant decreases in crime across all eight wards. But, we know we can’t simply arrest our way out of crime. We have to address the underlying causes of violence. That’s why we rely on a wide spectrum of both police and non-law enforcement solutions, including job opportunities, court diversion programs, and reducing student truancy.
Learn more about the Bowser Administration investments in public safety below: