Fight Crime: Invest in Kids is an anti-crime organization of nearly 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, and violence survivors. We take a hard look at the research about what prevents kids from becoming criminals and put that information in the hands of policymakers and the general public.

The Strong Start For America’s Children Act would support quality early childhood programs that research shows reduce crime.

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Newport News Sheriff Gabriel Morgan Honored With 2014 Law Enforcement Leader of the Year Award

July 10, 2014

"Sheriff Morgan has been a true leader in efforts to give children the right start in life and to keep...read more

Newport News Sheriff and Kittitas County Prosecuting Attorney Speak at Launch of Bipartisan Congressional Crime Prevention and Youth Development Caucus

July 10, 2014

"The message from law enforcement such as myself is simple: We are the guys you will pay later," said Zempel....read more


Early education programs can offer high-quality learning environments that prepare kids for school and help them avoid a life of crime.

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Evidence-based home visiting programs can prevent child abuse and neglect and reduce later crime and violence.

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Enriching education for all kids leads to more successful individuals and communities.

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Prevention and intervention programs that use research-based techniques are essential to making our schools and our neighborhoods safer.

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Spotlight on Members

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids honored Newport News Sheriff Gabriel Morgan with the 2014 Law Enforcement Leader of the Year Award for his work to promote investments in children and youth that have been proven to reduce later crime and violence.  

The award was presented to Sheriff Morgan at the U.S. Capitol after he spoke at the launch event of the bipartisan Congressional Crime Prevention and Youth Development Caucus on July 10. 


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