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March 10, 2017

Baltimore

Project Pneuma, Baltimore Police working to enrich young mens' lives
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Brooklyn

Brooklyn DA’s office announces new career education opportunity for underserved youth
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Art Program Implemented as Jail Alternative
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Chicago

‘ShotSpotter’ — A Game-Changer In Chicago Crime Fighting?
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Chicago Leaders Use Cognitive Behavorial Therapy To Combat Violent Crime
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District of Columbia

A D.C. urban farm takes on urban problems
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Guns are an easy target, but the real crime of despair and neglect is harder to fix
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Houston

Houston man faces rare human trafficking charge
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Pressure Mounts Against Bail System in Houston
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Kansas City

MO lawmakers look at proposal to address rising crime in St. Louis & Kansas City
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FBI rolls out new app aimed at making it easier for public to see open cases and share tips
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Los Angeles

What if you held an election and 80% of voters didn’t care?
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L.A. County bail reform would pay off in fairness and efficiency: Sheila Kuehl
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Miami

City of Miami partners to host gun buyback program
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Officer Does What He Can To Help Kids In Liberty City Achieve Like In Inspiring Film ‘Moonlight’
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Newark

How can policing in Newark improve? Residents weigh in
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Newark Prep School Gets Social Media Threat, Closes For Day: Police
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San Diego

San Diego a model for crime prevention programs
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Interactive map shows all crimes around San Diego County
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San Francisco

Most crime down in January with major exception: homicides
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Savannah

End Gun Violence initiative nets 13 arrests
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Seattle

Seattle sweeps crime-ridden, rat-infested homeless camp
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State House Passes legislation To Strengthen Domestic Violence, DUI Laws
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St. Louis

Mayoral hopefuls eye revitalizing St. Louis' North Side
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Missouri lawmakers renew push to try 17-year-olds in juvenile court
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This newsletter was supported by Grant No. 2014-YX-BX-K001 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
 
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