Created by the DCC, safeguard is a public-private partnership that provides funding for the temporary housing and the safe movement of witnesses Of violent acts until they can testify in court.

Nuisance Abatement Program

The DCC's nuisance abatement program resulted in nine “private” nuisance abatement civil suits and a dozen more open, vacant, and dangerous properties being either torn down or renovated.

Threat Intelligence

Utilizing the sources and methods of the DCC ThreatIQ program, analysts provide a variety of intelligence related products and support in an effort to promote public safety in Southeast Michigan.

Human Trafficking

In an effort to combat human trafficking in Southeast Michigan the DCC partners with law enforcement and private entities to investigate potential human trafficking rings and assist law enforcement in disrupting these rings.


Detroit Eastern Initiative (DEDI) is a $1 million grant from the department of Justice -bureau justice assistance.

Women's Taskforce

Have fun while meeting like-minded women who want to help the DCC by keeping Southeastern Michigan a safe place to live and to work.

Past Initiatives

Since being founded in 2011, the DCC has been involved in multiple initiatives and partnerships seeking to improve public safety as well as prevent, investigate and prosecute crime.