Municipal Councils for Public Security
The Municipal Councils for Public Security are deliberative, advisory and consultative bodies focused on discussing, analyzing, planning and monitoring public policies that aim to find solutions for problems in public security in municipalities, develop educational campaigns and seek the integration and cooperation between local authorities focused on public safety. Its main objectives are: to plan community actions on security and evaluate their results; to involve the population and the police in tackling the causes of crime and violence in the municipality; and develop educational campaigns to inform the population about conditions and forms of keeping safe.
Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?
Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?
Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?
Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?
Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?
Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?
- only backed by a governmental program or policy
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- civil society
- democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision