In this ILJ combined research report, prepared with local law enforcement (Akron OH, San Diego CA, Hollywood FL, Lansing MI, Indianapolis IN, Westminster CA, Houston TX, Salt Lake City UT, Buffalo NY, and IL RCPI) and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, USDOJ; promising policing strategies and practices for reducing violent crime and addressing persistent quality-of-life issues are highlighted from among more than 12,000 state, local, and tribal agencies.