The Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance – Jacob France Institute has been working with the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice to provide data analysis and evaluation services for the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Grant (BCJI). The goal of the BCJI program is to improve community safety by designing and implementing effective, evidence-based approaches to addressing crime within a targeted neighborhood, as part of a broader strategy to advance neighborhood revitalization through cross-sector, community-based partnerships.

A variety of the project’s resources are available at, including:

  • Full plan from the planning process (2013-2014)
  • Literature review on evidence-based practices for crime reduction
  • Online asset map
  • Maps presentations, and other data graphics
  • Profiles of key hotspot areas in McElderry Park
  • Links to partners