Port St. Lucie, Florida

Reducing Gun Violence through Offender-Focused Strategies

Port St. Lucie SPI Team Photo

Site Overview

Agency

Port St. Lucie Police Department

Research Partner

Rachel Boba Santos, Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Primary Focus

Repeat Offenders, Organizational Change

SPI Strategy

Institutionalization of offender-based and evidence-based policing

Funded Year

2012

Site Profile

Mid-sized rural area of 113.95 sq. miles with a population of 164,716