Mayor's Violence Reduction Initiative

The Mayor’s Office of Sustainable Solutions/CitiStatSMART has been tracking the Mayor’s Violence Reduction Plan initiatives through bi-weekly meetings since Sept 1, 2017. Read the Mayor’s Violence Reduction Plan: https://www.baltimorecity.gov/mayor-pughs-violence-reduction-plan  

Violence Reduction Initiative 

The Mayor’s Violence Reduction Initiative (VRI) was implemented to reinforce the importance of interagency collaboration.  Since implementation (September 2017), the VRI has demonstrated proficiency in utilizing coordinated incident management strategies in reduce crime and respond to service requests. The initiative is built on five performance goals:

  1. Communication and cross-agency relationship building 
  2. Prioritization of geographic areas 
  3. Rapid deployment of resources/agency services 
  4. Priority Business Inspections and Outreach 
  5. Data Analysis and Performance Management