Project Green Light FAQ
Project Green Light Detroit is the first public-private-community partnership of its kind, blending a mix of real-time crime-fighting and community policing aimed at improving neighborhood safety, promoting the revitalization and growth of local businesses, and strengthening DPD’s efforts to deter, identify, and solve crime.
Join the more than 400 Project Green Light businesses who partner with the Detroit Police Department.
Yes. Incidents of violent crime have been reduced by 23% YTD at all sites and 48% YTD at the original 8 sites compared to YTD 2015.
If purchasing cameras, the cost of the program ranges from $4000-$6000 depending on your site and which approved vendor you choose. If leasing your cameras, the cost of the program ranges from $130-$180/month plus installation cost of $450-$1,000, depending on your site and which approved vendor you choose.
No. Each business is responsible for purchasing the flashing green light and signs from an approved Project Green Light vendor.
The cost of the light depends on the vendor and ranges between $400-$500.
Yes per the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Project Green Light signs must be installed. The signage signifies to your customers and the community that you are a Project Green Light partner. The cost of the signs depends on the vendor and ranges between $400-$650.
Yes, Internet speeds of at least 50/10 are required.
No. Project Green Light requires high definition cameras (1080p) that are designated for the program. Project Green Light cameras are not meant to replace your existing camera system, and you cannot link your existing camera system to Project Green Light.
You do not pay the city any money to be a part of Project Green Light.
Yes, In the event of an emergency, businesses are required to call 911. Dispatch is notified that your business is enrolled in Green Light as soon as your site goes live.