Violent Crime Task Force Quarterly Public Review Meeting Dec. 3

Online Staff Report

The Winnebago County Violent Crime Task Force (VCTF) will host its Quarterly Public Review Meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning, 311 N. Main St., downtown Rockford.

The VCTF strives to reduce violent crime in Rockford and throughout Winnebago County through an intelligence-based policing approach that prioritizes and coordinates VCTF efforts based on a continuous review of shared data and coordinated and collaborative investigation, enforcement, and prosecution. The VCTF strategy will focus the efforts of multi-jurisdictional teams around the highest risk offenders, highest risk locations, and highest risk behaviors in Winnebago County.

The VCTF will be driven by collaboration and develop strategies, tactics and analysis designed to achieve continuous violent crime reduction by effectively utilizing existing federal, state and local law enforcement resources and coordinating where helpful and appropriate with other violent crime reduction efforts such as local prisoner reentry efforts and domestic violence reduction efforts.

The VCTF operations consist of the following areas: Investigative, Street Crimes, Intelligence, and Prosecutorial.

Posted Dec. 1, 2014

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