Community Capacity Development Office [CCDO] Law and Legal Definition

The Community Capacity Development Office (CCDO) is an office of the U.S. Department of Justice that works within local communities to reduce crime in and improve the quality of life. The CCDO is a component of the Office of the Justice Programs. Its functions include; designing strategies for deterring crime, promoting economic growth, and enhancing quality of life. The CCDO helps communities to help themselves, enabling them to develop solutions to public safety problems and to strengthen leadership to implement and sustain those solutions.