The most crucial function of the York County Safety Collab is developing relationships of trust and transparency between law enforcement and the community. We continue to build out our team to help this important work grow and thrive. We are excited to introduce Jamie Noerpel as our new Community Impact Manager. Jamie comes to us […]
In February, we announced that the York County Safety Collab had acquired a grant to provide de-escalation training for all the police departments in York County over the next two years. Training for key trainers began this month, and included classroom lectures, role-playing, and simulations. Officers were taught and practiced how to identify a potentially […]
Reverend Aaron Anderson, CEO at LogosWorks and Logos Academy, was recently awarded the Liberty Bell Award from the York County Bar Association for his work as founder of the York Safety Collab. This award honors a non-attorney volunteer in the York community who has encouraged others to respect the laws and legal system, to learn […]
Providing facilitation behind the York County Safety Collab is the social enterprise entity LogosWorks Partners. What is social enterprise? It’s a way to creatively drive social impact (traditionally worked on by non-profits) using for-profit business investments and acquisitions. Rather than businesses simply giving occasionally to social programs, it aligns the profits of those businesses to […]
New DNA collection equipment for all of York County, procured by the York County Safety Collab with a gebnerous donation from the David Hogg Family Foundation, was featured on WPMT FOX 43. Read the entire story.
The York County District Attorney’s Office, in conjunction with the York County Safety Collab and a generous donation from the David Hogg Family Foundation, completed the installation of new, high-tech, DNA collection equipment this month. This equipment will expand law enforcement’s ability to collect DNA evidence and increase the accuracy of its investigations. DNA has […]
LogosWorks, the parent company of the York County Safety Collab, was recently awarded a $1.1 million grant through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). This project will create a larger collaboration between law enforcement, social services, public health, community groups, and educational institutions, further building out work in progress and backed by the […]
De-escalation training for all 17 York County police departments, funded by a $250,000 grant from the Department of Justice, and facilitated by the York County Safety Collab, was featured on WHP CBS 21. Read the entire story.
The first initiative accomplished by the York County Safety Collab was to purchase 142 body-worn cameras for 10 York County police departments with a $75,000 grant. Police body cams have been recognized as an excellent tool to enhance public safety, increase police transparency, and improve community trust. They can also provide better evidence for criminal […]
The York County Safety Collab, working in partnership with Springettsbury Township Police, recently acquired a $250,000 grant from the Department of Justice to provide de-escalation training for all 17 York County police departments over the next two years. We believe that this training is a key mechanism to ensure that, whenever possible, interactions between police […]