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Curtis Gilbert

6 May 2017

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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A Minneapolis police department has placed a new focus on equipping its officers with conflict de-escalation techniques. After incorporating communication and listening skills into its training, the department has see...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Stephen Montemayor

6 May 2017

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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The Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence in Quebec has expanded rapidly, becoming a model for programs around the world. What sets it apart from projects in Europe and the United States is t...

APM Reports

Curtis Gilbert

5 May 2017

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Mixed Media

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Police agencies in thirty-four different states offer little or no training in diffusing conflicts, resulting in an overuse of force and a sense of mistrust from the communities they serve. But now, some cities in the...

The Trace

Elizabeth Van Brocklin

1 May 2017

Cleveland, Ohio

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Gunshot victims are often treated at hospitals only to be sent back into the community, where 1/3 will end up back in the hospital again. With a new emphasis on prevention and addressing the underlying issues, Ohio is...

Pacific Standard

Tom Jacobs

3 April 2017

California, United States

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California implemented a law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain a drivers license, which has reduced the number of hit-and-runs. With a license, they are less likely to flee the scene due to fears around depor...

The New York Times

Rikha Sharma Rani

21 February 2017

Richmond, California, United States

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Richmond, California has one of the nation’s highest gun violence rates, so Operation Peacemaker Fellowship tracks and identifies individuals at risk of committing violent acts or becoming a victim of violence. The Fe...

Quartz

Kara Sherwin

20 February 2017

United States

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To diversify the police force, UK and US research studies have focused on using behavioral economics. The UK's Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) has used behavioural economics and psychology to alter phrasing and messag...

Jackson Free Press

Donna Ladd

15 February 2017

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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Young black Jacksonians are afraid to call the police in self defence for fear they will be accused of gang violence and arrested instead of protected. Various programs are using research of violence and recidivism to...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

14 February 2017

Texas, United States

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In Texas, Mass-Incarceration is becoming a surprising hub of bi-partisan reform. By finding common ground, and brainstorming new solutions and alternatives to mass incarceration, the state has seen a drop in incarcera...

Buzzfeed

Maura Ewing

9 February 2017

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Police actions at a crime scene often exacerbate the victim’s trauma and trigger a person with mental illness who is going through a crisis. The Trauma-Informed Response Team in Milwaukee, is part of a national trend ...

NBC New York

Roseanne Colletti

3 February 2017

New York City, New York, United States

Mixed Media

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The Queensbridge Houses, one of the nation's largest public housing projects, is celebrating more than one year without a shooting in what Mayor de Blasio called "a year of golden silence." Security measures such as t...

Livemint

Priyanka Borpujari

20 January 2017

Mumbai, India

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There is a misconception that making cities safer for women requires more security cameras. Now, the method of improving public transport systems and lighting up public streets is being implemented and its allowing w...

The Christian Science Monitor

Nissa Rhee

24 December 2016

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago plans to open a community court for young adult offenders that focuses on rehabilitative services and community support, giving them a chance to make reparations to victims and avoid a criminal record that ca...

Detroit Free Press

Jeff Seidel

17 December 2016

Richmond, California, United States

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The police department and the Office of Neighbourhood Safety in Richmond, CA are lowering the number of homicides by identifying the youths most likely to commit crimes and giving them cash in return for compliance wi...

Detroit Free Press

Jeff Seidel

17 December 2016

Richmond, California, United States

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A program in Richmond California identifies and enlists felons and youth at-risk for firearm violence in a fellowship, and is credited for a 76% decrease in homicides in the city. Participants receive relationship bui...

Detroit Free Press

Matt Helms

16 December 2016

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Safe Streets, a program run by the city’s Health Department, has lowered fatal shootings in Baltimore’s neighbourhood of Park Heights by hiring local ex-cons to defuse volatile situations before guns are drawn.

Jackson Free Press

Sierra Mannie, Arielle Dreher

14 December 2016

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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The approach of some state detention directors to juvenile justice has evolved at Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center. Research shows that traditional detention is simply not working as a deterrent to youth crime—and...

Chicago Tribune

Anne Sweeney

10 December 2016

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Mixed Media

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Girls in Chicago's toughest neighborhoods face extensive danger on a daily basis. Not enough is being done to help girls so that they do not engage in violence or self-harm. Programs such as the Urban Warrior Program,...

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Beatriz Alvarado

2 December 2016

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

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In Nueces County, new local programs, projects, and partnerships - spurred by a particularly deadly year for women - are demonstrating how improved assessment by law enforcement and engagement by community members i...

Jackson Free Press

Sierra Mannie

30 November 2016

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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Whitten Preparatory, a mostly black middle school, is one of four schools in Jackson that are trying to combat disciplinary issues and keep violence low by using peer mediation - training students to be mediators so t...

Gina Damron

19 November 2016

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Across the country, hospitals are embracing intensive intervention programs to help victims of violence — including those who have criminal histories — after they have been brought in for treatment of injuries. Such p...

Jackson Free Press

Tim Summers, Jr.

9 November 2016

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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If juveniles in the Hinds County youth-court system, whose families tend to have limited resources, cannot get sustained, meaningful help at the center, they do not have many other options. But, thanks to a lawsuit on...

The New York Times

Benjamin Mueller

26 October 2016

New York City, New York, United States

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Victims of crime suffer a myriad of issues and there haven't been systems in place to support them. 'Safe Horizon' has developed a program to put advocates in each precinct in New York to work with the victims and hel...

Rio Grande Sun

Andrew Martinez

15 October 2016

Española, New Mexico, United States

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To improve its consistently high truancy rates, last academic year Española Valley High School implemented a new truancy and dropout prevention program aimed at shaping up poor attendance. The results are yet to be de...

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