Reducing Crime

Learning Approach: Best Practices

| Sheraton New Orleans, Maurepas | Posted: Sunday, 9:15-10:00 a.m.

Crime is, unfortunately, an ongoing problem that affects all communities. By working with residents, merchants, and the police department, you can improve safety, but there is no silver bullet. In this session, you’ll get some tips and tricks that have been used to stop drug dealing, reduce prostitution, and improve the perception that a neighborhood is safe.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Learn how to work with the police.
    2. Get tips on eliminating prostitution.
    3. Identify ways to end drug dealing.

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For more information contact:

Bill McLeod, Mt. Vernon Triangle CID
Bill McLeod is the Executive Director of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District, a nonprofit business improvement district working on the east end of downtown Washington DC providing clean, safe, marketing, and economic development services to the area. Bill works on fundraising, marketing, and management for the organization. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of Barracks Row Main Street, an award-winning nonprofit organization on Capitol Hill revitalizing 8th Street SE. Before that, he worked for the National Trust for Historic Preservation where he managed the Main Street Certification Institute, Great American Main Street Awards, and fundraised. Mr. McLeod earned his MBA from George Washington University, and he holds a B.A. in Social Science from Houghton College in Houghton, N.Y.