Office of Neighborhood Safety

Led by the Neighborhood Safety Director, the Office of Neighborhood Safety (ONS) in Richmond focuses on establishing partnerships and strategies to achieve lasting reductions in firearm-related assaults, retaliations, and fatalities. ONS directs gun violence prevention and intervention initiatives, particularly targeting individuals at high risk of involvement in gun violence. Their outreach efforts aim to provide credible and tailored opportunities as alternatives to street violence and criminal activities, contributing to greater community well-being and public safety.