Investing in Collaborative Safety Solutions in DC

Leah Sakala, a Senior Policy Associate in the Justice Policy Center, provided testimony in a public oversight roundtable before the District of Columbia Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety on “Exploring Non-Law Enforcement Alternatives to Meeting Community Needs.” In her testimony she discusses her research around community-based public safety systems and how D.C. leaders might prioritize prevention, treatment, and expanding opportunity for DC residents.