Archive for: July, 2017

News & Updates July 29, 2017

In Buffalo’s children, wounds no one sees

It was the first week of summer vacation, and Juan Rodriguez couldn’t wait to get outside to play with his friends on Humason Avenue. But when he heard gunshots outside, the 11-year-old ran to the front door to get his younger siblings out of the line of fire. As he opened the door, a bullet

News & Updates July 24, 2017

Gun violence remains major issue to overcome in Bermuda

The new Progressive Labour Party government will have its plate full with a wide range of complex issues. Among them will be the deeply disturbing trend of gun violence, believed to be gang-related, which seems unstoppable despite numerous efforts by previous governments, police, community leaders, and cries from various sections of public life that something

News & Updates July 22, 2017

Next Minneapolis police chief has deep community roots

Acting Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) Chief Medaria Arradondo, who is taking over for recently resigned Chief Janee Harteau, has been on the force for 28 years, and has been instrumental in MPD's work with the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice.

News & Updates July 18, 2017

New Wilmington police chief pledges to build trust in community

New Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy believes that “every officer should function as a community police officer.” He also plans, with guidance from NNSC Director David Kennedy, to implement a violence reduction strategy that draws from the concepts behind the Group Violence Intervention.