Weed and Seed is a comprehensive, joint law enforcement
and community investment strategy designed to
help make communities safer, so that other resources
will be attracted to those communities.
multi-agency strategy to "weed out"
violent crime, gang activity, drug use, and drug
trafficking in targeted high-crime neighborhoods,
Operation Weed and Seed also "seeds"
the target area by helping to restore those neighborhoods
through social and economic revitalization.
elements make up Weed and Seed:
intervention and treatment
components of Weed and Seed:
Coordination and concentration of resources
in specific geographic areas
Private sector investment