Clinton Crime Free Housing Program

Lincoln Meadows is committed to providing crime free housing to the greater Clinton area. 

Community Commitment

We believe building a greater community starts at home. Because of this, Lincoln Meadows has allocated resources to amenities and training - allowing us to deter crime before it happens.

Our residents and guests are an integral part of providing crime free housing. 
What to do if you see crime:

1. If you see something, say something. If you are comfortable and feel safe with confronting the individual(s) do so. 

2. Get to safety and call the police. 

3. Notify Management. Call at 319-775-5385 or email at [email protected]


In early 2019 the Clinton Police Department along with Building and Neighborhood Services began working to develop a Crime Fee Housing Program. The goal of the project was to keeping illegal activity from occurring in and around the rental properties within the city. After considerable research and training from other Crime Fee Housing Programs throughout the country, it was decided there would be three phases to accomplish our goal. Landlord or Property Managers would need to complete all phases to joint this voluntary program.

Phase I comprises of classroom training for Landlord, Property managers and maintenance personnel. This training consists of applicant screening, background checks, rental applications with crime free addendums and fair housing standards.

The Second phase is on site security assessment for Crime Preventions Through Environmental Design (C.P.T.E.D.). In this phase, officers assess lighting, landscaping, structure fortification and parking just to name a few.

The third and final phase is tenant training on recognizing criminal activity and how to report such activity.

Once all phases of training have been completed, the property is then recognized as a Crime Free Housing Property and given signs to recognition of this accomplishment. The Clinton Police Department will then continue to partner with Property Owners or Landlords as they focus on maintaining the program goal.

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