|October Marks Crime Prevention Month|
Local communities join forces with local law enforcement during a time when police budget cuts are substantial. Officially recognized as Crime Prevention Month, October is the month when the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) recognizes those who work tirelessly all year to prevent crime and highlights new tips and resources for effective crime prevention in the future. It is also when registered Celebrate Safe Communities (CSC) sites arrange community-safety events and programs that include law enforcement agencies, schools, and businesses. Celebrate Safe Communities is a joint initiative of NCPC and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), U.S. Department of Justice.
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