Philadelphia will roll out GVI in West Philadelphia in April.
"That model, which has been used in Chicago and Oakland, was used in Philadelphia in 2013 for a two-year pilot program and was credited with a decline in shootings."
Philadelphia tries to address gun its gun violence problem:
"The cities that have been the most successful in reducing gun violence have effectively used focused deterrence by targeting repeat violent offenders who are most likely to shoot others."
The Alton, Illinois Police Department is going to work with NNSC's Intimate Partner Violence Intervention (IPVI), whose approach is to deter people who commit the most serious acts of domestic violence and reduce harm to victims.
"Hoping to prevent a repeat of last year’s gun violence, Minneapolis and St. Paul leaders are expanding anti-crime strategies that focus more on community-based solutions and public health than on beefing up police patrols."
David Kennedy: “'Not everybody carrying a gun is the same. Some are predatory and deeply dangerous, and others are scared of those other guys. The reform prosecutorial impulse to try to distinguish between those two kinds of people is really sound.'"