What are we doing?
Continuing our effort to reduce crime within our city, in June the Lakewood Police Department will begin a pilot project to combat crime and traffic problems. This strategy, implemented by law enforcement across the nation, utilizes existing police resources and public safety data in a new way, focusing our efforts where crime and traffic safety problems coexist. More about this strategy, known as Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS), can be found using the quick link to the right.
What can you expect?
The first location chosen to implement this strategy is in the area of West Colfax Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard. What you can expect in this area is:
- A higher and more visible police presence.
- A larger number of traffic stops and pedestrian contacts.
- The same professionalism and courtesy Lakewood Police Agents have always provided.