Weed & Seed Terms
Weeding-consists of law enforcement's and prosecutors' efforts to "weed out" criminals who participate in violent crime and drug abuse through enforcement, adjudication, prosecution, and supervision.
Seeding-brings prevention, intervention, treatment, and neighborhood revitalization services to the area.
Community Policing-is a collaborative effort between law enforcement
and the community to identify problems of crime and disorder and involve all elements of the community in the search for solutions to these problems.
Neighborhood Restoration-revitalizes distressed neighborhoods and improves the quality of life in the designated communities. Focuses on neighborhood revitalization and economic development designed to strengthen legitimate community institutions.
Safe Haven-is a multiservice center in which a variety of youth and adult services are coordinated in a highly visible, accessible facility. Youth and other residents can also develop relationships, find opportunities, and enhance skills here.
Steering Committee-is the primary organizational body governing Weed and Seed sites.
CCDO-Community Capacity Development Office.