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Project Safe Neighborhoods
 

Project Safe Neighborhoods is nationally funded program through the US Department of Justice that is working to keep our communities safe by eliminating gun violence. Managed by the US Attorney's office, Project Safe Neighborhoods is a collaborative effort among federal, state and local law enforcement and community partners to create strategies to address the unique gun crime problem in Western North Carolina. Criminals who use guns are prosecuted under federal, state or local laws, depending on which jurisdiction can provide the most appropriate punishment.

Through effective marketing campaigns and community engagement activities, select neighborhoods in Mecklenburg County have seen a reduction in gun crime. As of December 2005, 125 arrests yielding 30 Federal convictions were made in a 2 year period.  These felons will serve an average of 20 years due to illegal possession of guns and drugs.

The project continues to build momentum through its leadership and strengthen community efforts with the assistance of the PSN Community Partners. For more information on Project Safe Neighborhoods and to learn how you can become involved, please call (704) 432-SAFE.  

Regional Office

National Office



Project Safe Neighborhood Communities

Freedom Corridor:
Ashley Park**
Enderly Park**
Glenwood Point Apartments
Parkview
**As defined by the City of Charlotte's Neighborhood Development Quality of Life Study

Parkwood Corridor:
Belmont
Lockwood
Villa Heights
Hidden Valley *
*Part of PSN pilot program


Task Force Members

US Attorney's Office – Western District of NC
Office: (704) 344-6222
www.usdoj.gov

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Charlotte Field Division Office
Office: (704) 716-1810
www.atf.gov
 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Emergency Calls 911
Non-emergency Calls 311
www.cmpd.org

Eastway Division (Charlie 2)
3024 Eastway Drive 28205
Office: 704-336-8535

Freedom Division
4150 Wilkinson Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28208
Office: 704-398-6731

Metro Division
601 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Office: 704-336-8300

North Tryon Division
4045-B North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
Office: 704-336-8398

CMPD - Gang of One
601 E. Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
gangofone@cmpd.org

Hotline: 704.432.GANG (4264)
www.gangofonecharlotte.org

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
School Law Enforcement Department
700 East Stonewall Street
Suite 700 Charlotte, NC 28202-2716
Office: 980-343-6030
www.cms.k12.nc.us             

The Center For Community Transitions 
Energy Committed to Offenders
P.O. Box 33533
Charlotte, NC 28233
Office: 704.374.0762
http://www.centerforcommunitytransitions.org

Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office
(704) 347-7891

Mecklenburg County Government
Community Support Services  
700 North Tryon Street             
Charlotte, NC 28202  
Office: (704) 336-8630
www.charmeck.org

Mecklenburg County Area Mental Health
Child Development-Community Policing (CD-CP)
Office: (704) 336-2944

NC Dept. of Probation & Parole
5701 Executive Center Drive, 2nd Floor
Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 563-4125
www.doc.state.nc.us

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Department of Geography    
9201 University City  Blvd.     
Charlotte, NC 28223
Office: (704) 687-5973         
www.uncc.edu    

UNCC Urban Institute
9201 University City  Blvd.      
Charlotte, NC 28223   
Office: (704) 687-2307    
www.ui.uncc.edu



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