With the support of public safety officials in Hyattsville, Riverdale Park, College Park, and the University of Maryland, the College Park City-University Partnership applied for technical assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance to provide a safety analysis of the Trolley Trail, which runs from Hyattsville through College Park. U.S. DOJ staff recommended approval and contracted with the Virginia Center for Policing Innovation (VCPI) to conduct an assessment of the trail using the principles of the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) to help identify security improvements and enhance community safety along the trail.

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To review the presentation by VCPI on July 10, CLICK HERE.

Trolley Trail Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Analysis