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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Minnesota law enforcement leaders urge lawmakers to support high-quality early learning to cut crime

April 22, 2015

As detailed in a brief released at the event, I’m the guy you pay later, high-quality early learning programs address...read more

Iowa law enforcement leaders link the Iowa core and "deeper learning" to reductions in future crime

March 10, 2015

The link is stronger than many people might realize, according to Bettendorf Police Chief Phil Redington and Scott County Sheriff...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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Racial Equity in Focus: Boys of Color

We are the Future: We can be Anything—law enforcement helps lead the way for at-risk youth

Sunday, July 13th, 2014, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids brought together high-profile law enforcement and nearly 200 black youth between the ages of 13 and 18 for a powerful dialogue on school discipline and proven strategies to keep students in school and on the path to high school graduation. Watch the video now!


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