Southwest Detroit Community Court

Data Driven Detroit (D3)   (Detroit)

February 2012

D3 completed a needs assessment of the Southwest Detroit Community Justice Center for the Southwest Detroit Development Collaborative. The assessment consisted of a demographic analysis of Southwest Detroit and its police sectors, as well as a survey of perceptions of public safety, analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively. The mission of the Southwest Detroit Development Collaborative (SDDC) is to enhance the growth of Southwest Detroit as an ethnically and economically diverse community and promote it as an exciting place to live, work, shop and play. SDDC seeks to strengthen neighborhoods by supporting safe and healthy environments, expanding investment in housing, increasing family income, stimulating economic development, and improving access to quality education.