IPS has a long history enhancing safety in communities through initiatives ranging from optimizing pedestrian safety to reducing crime, preventing drunk driving, and increasing seat belt use.
Safe Weho Leadership Council
The Safe Weho Leadership Council was a project to advance responsible business practices in West Hollywood, California by engaging with city officials and the business community.
Place of Last Drink Programs
Since 1996, IPS has partnered with San Diego County’s Responsible Hospitality Coalition (RHC) to conduct the Place of Last Drink (POLD) survey.
Criminal Justice Innovation Program
The Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Project in San Bernardino, California focused on reducing criminal activity around apartment communities, abandoned housing, and other hot spots for crime and violence.
The Federal Department of Justice Byrne / Safe Border Community Project (SBCP) in San Diego County worked closely with law enforcement and community stakeholders to reduce crime and violence along the U.S. / Mexico border.
Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety project was a partnership between San Diego City College and IPS to promote pedestrian and bicyclist safety in the East Village region of San Diego.
Community Trials was a research project in California and South Carolina in the early 1990s to demonstrate how population-level change could reduce alcohol-related harms. As part of the project, data were collected from six cities — three treatment and three control — with a focus on cultural and geographical diversity.
Louisiana Seat Belt Project
The 1995 Louisiana Seal Belt Project, funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, focused on reducing alcohol-related traffic fatalities through the increased use of seat belts.