|Your State - Crime Statistics
|Disaster Center Crime Rates in Tennessee from 1960 to 1997
|Youth Violence Prevention Programs
|Inner City Youth Services
Mike Roach, Program Coordinator
901 E. Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37915
|Well trained program supervisors meet with youth twice weekly for a short motivational session followed by planned recreational activities. ICYS is a community outreach program for youth that explores spiritual values, stresses the importance of education, and provides appropriate role models.
|Southeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
Chris Gilmer, Project Director
Developing Resources for Education in America, Inc. (DREAM)
310 Airport Rd., Ste. D
Jackson, MS 39208
|The fundamental mission of the national CAPT system is to bring research to practice. The CAPT system is designed to work with States and local communities, policymakers and local leaders, agencies and task forces to apply the science-based prevention technology that works. This group works in Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virgin Islands, and Virginia.
|Community Crime Prevention Programs
|United Way Of Greater Knoxville Information and Referral Center
|An excellent resource for more organizations in the Knoxville area. The guide is from 1997, so some phone numbers are not longer working, but on the whole, a useful guide for information.
A local website with many nonprofit organizations listed. Check under their Social Services links to find more neighborhood organizations that deal with crime prevention.
|Center for Neighborhood Development
1419 E. 5th Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
|Their mission is to support the self-determination of Knoxville and Knox County neighborhoods and to build capacity of neighborhood organizations to improve their neighborhoods.
|Mt. Vernon-Westwood Task Force
Ms. Patricia Davis, Coordinator
620 Park Road
Memphis, TN 38109
|This group is a local crime task force/community policing group that has been effective in reaching out to the community. It is currenly being run by volunteers. It's headquarters are in the local Baptist church.
|Check with your local police department for more crime prevention resources in your area.|