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Miami-Dade Cops Pledge Gun Violence Prevention Pilot Program Focused On Services For Perpetrators
Representatives from law enforcement agencies across Miami-Dade County pledged Monday night to test out a model for reducing gun violence by focusing on providing services to a small number of perpetrators. Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez and ...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:28

Talk it out: How can Cleveland curtail youth gun violence?
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A string of recent shootings in Cleveland that claimed the lives of four people and left five more with gunshot wounds reignited a seemingly perpetual discussion about how to address youth gun violence. Mayor Frank Jackson and ...
Mayor Frank Jackson: Violent weekend in Cleveland was result of accessibility to guns: videoWKYC-TV
Kinsman Shootings Bring Cleveland's 2017 Homicide Count to 30; Mayor, Police Chief Address Increasing Violence ...Cleveland Scene Weekly
Cleveland mayor blames 'availability of guns' to juveniles for deadly

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:56

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Gun Violence In Providence Is Down According To New Report
Rhode Island Public Radio
Providence officials say gun violence in the city is on a downward trend and have recommendations for its continued reduction. A report from the Advisory Council to Reduce Gun Violence released Monday says in 2016 Providence saw its fewest homicides in ...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 09:22

The Public Health Approach to Addressing Gun Violence
Hospitals & Health Networks
While it can be difficult to develop a full picture when it comes to determining the highest risk moments for gun violence, Ranney says, we know there are a minimum of three high-risk conditions when we “can and must” screen for access to a firearm ...

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 05:16

Cleveland shootings that killed four, injured five highlight troubling youth gun violence
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The grisly scene that played out Saturday on Cleveland's East Side could have been ripped straight from the script of a Hollywood blockbuster: Two cars barreled down Woodland Avenue as passengers readied their weapons and ...
Mayor Frank Jackson: Violent weekend in Cleveland was result of accessibility to guns: videoWKYC-TV
Cleveland mayor blames 'availability of guns' to juveniles for deadly

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 19:27

Jersey City got $1.9M to fight gun violence. Trump may take that ...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Justice Department last year awarded Jersey City $1.9 million to hire 15 police officers in an effort to address gun violence. Now the ...

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 19:18

Pine Ridge conference to address gun violence in tribal communities
PINE RIDGE, S.D. - United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a half-day conference addressing gun violence in Indian Country will be held in Pine Ridge on April 6. The event will be held in conjunction with National Crime Victim's Rights ...

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 18:33 (blog)

Senate panel barely advances bill on gun violence awareness (blog)
“It is disheartening that those bills aren't moving,” said Patricia Brigham, co-chair of the Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence. “Realistically, we knew it was going to be challenging... We were hoping to at least get a hearing, and so far that ...

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 18:21

St. Louis Mayoral candidates talk about weekend gun violence -
Jones said, "Specifically, if I think we can get rid of the number one crime dealing with this narcotics trade here in St. Louis that promotes this very violent element of crime, about 80 percent of it. I think at that point when people see that we're ...

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 17:43

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Council recommends youth engagement to reduce gun violence
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An advisory council working to reduce gun violence in Providence is recommending that the city engage young adults and include their perspectives in policy decisions. The council says young adults are the most frequent ...

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 17:26