Community Relations -
Public safety programs
are available to assist Brooklyn residents.
Neighborhood Offices -
These offices are open so that community residents can come in and
speak with trained professionals if they need assistance.
Back on Track - Back on Track targets young people, ages
seven to twenty-one, who reside in the
Brownsville community and are in danger
of becoming involved in the criminal justice system. Back on
Track provides services to both students and their parents,
including GED classes, parenting workshops, skills training,
mental health and substance abuse treatment. Restart, which is
an educational program of the Department of Education is offered
at the Back on Track location,
2318 Atlantic Avenue.
Hook Community Justice Center-
Justice Center contains a community court which addresses the
unique social and judicial needs of the neighborhoods comprising
the 72nd, 76th, and 78th Precincts. The prosecution of all
misdemeanor and low level felonies from the catchment area is
handled there. Case dispositions regularly include drug
treatment, vocational and educational programming, and community
service. The court was created in response to the tragic death
of Patrick Daly to address crime and quality of life issues in
the area around the school where he taught and the housing
development where he was murdered.
Affairs - This bureau is dedicated to educating and
protecting senior citizens against fraud and other criminal acts.
- Tenants and
landlords can address concerns of drug-related crime in
multi-dwelling buildings by teaming up with the D.A.ís Office and
their local police precinct.
Baby Safe Haven
- A safe place is
provided for a baby that is given up by the mother within five days
of the birth.
Community Justice Center- It
is a community court, which was created to address the unique social
and judicial needs of the neighborhood. The Court is a collaborative
effort including the KCDAO, the Center for Court Innovation, and