New Mexico Council on Crime and Delinquency
To address the causes of crime and delinquency and improve New Mexico's responses through education and citizen advocacy.
PUBLIC EDUCATION Conferences, workshops, seminars Public hearings/Town meetings Pamphlets, brochures, paid advertisement Lectures, speeches, speakers bureau Public policies and positions articulated through the media Publication of the results and conclusions of studies and evaluations of the system Publication of a newsletter Members and staff involvement on boards and commissions
ADMINISTRATIVE/PROGRAM CHANGE Resource development and funding Encourage internal change to promote service delivery Avoid duplicative, overlapping and ineffective services Monitor cost/benefit analysis Monitor agency budget process, including expansion item(s) Information and Support Services: surveys; studies; consultants; library and specialists Develop, review or change agency regulations, policies or rules Administrative hearings Investigations Mediation
EXECUTIVE/JUDICIAL DIRECTION Encourage executive orders Encourage appropriate Supreme Court rule-making powers Grand jury investigations and reports Attorney General's opinions
LITIGATION Encourage and support appropriate litigation Encourage greater involvement by attorneys and law firms
LEGISLATION Analysis leading to: new laws, changes in current law, repeal of outdated or poorly working laws, or support for current law Development of coalitions of other interested organizations,
David R Schmidt