Reports: Community safety

Speaking for Ourselves: A Study with Immigrant and Refugee Communities in the Twin Cities
Wilder Research, April 2016, 383 pp.
The Speaking for Ourselves survey asked immigrants and refugees living in the Twin Cities about their perceptions and experiences related to education, transportation, housing, public health, safety, employment, finances, community and social engagement, and the immigrant experience.   more info >

Community Needs Assessment for Ramsey and Washington Counties
Wilder Research, October 2015, 37 pp.
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties focuses on bringing together resources to reduce poverty. A community needs assessment was conducted in 2012 and 2015 with low-income residents. The survey asked about employment, housing, education, health, and other family needs and included questions about Community Action services. The reports also present poverty data for Ramsey and Washington counties.   more info >

Effects of hot spots policing on crime
Campbell Collaboration, June 2012, 97 pp.
A review of evidence on the effects of focused police crime prevention interventions at high-activity crime places and an assessment of the preventive value of focused police crime prevention efforts at crime hot spots.   more info >

Crime victims services
Wilder Research, March 2010, 32 pp.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Office of Justice Programs asked Wilder Research to develop brief reports that "tell the story" of victim services in the state and suggest new directions. Reports covered domestic violence, sexual assault, general crime, and child abuse.   more info >

Toward an injury-free and violence-free Minnesota: A Working plan for 2010
Minnesota Department of Health, May 2008, 112 pp.
Injuries and violence are leading causes of death and significantly impact health care spending.  This report considers strategies to reduce and prevent injuries and violence in MInnesota.   more info >

Keeping watch: 1999 Minnesota crime survey
Minnesota Planning, February 2000, 16 pp.
Reports perceptions of 4,501 MN citizens about crime, law enforcement performance, and victimization experiences.   more info >

Web sites

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database
"Contains summaries of more than 160,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research." You can also search the NCJRS Virtual Library, a collection of more than 7,000 full-text publications.   more info >

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