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Incident videos help responders identify the physical and behavioral cues of a severe behavioral emergency that may or may not have a criminal component
The idea is to boost resources for violence prevention programs, which have been overwhelmed in some cities
“Agencies putting more efforts into relationships with the community are going to see positive things, like improvements in the clearance rates,” a criminal justice expert said
Data from law enforcement agencies nationwide shows a decrease in the double-digits
“One homicide is too many. It’s something everyone in Kansas City should care about,” Police Chief Stacey Graves said
Officials claim the drop in violent crime is the result of a multi-agency partnership that pushed cases through court quickly following COVID-19 closures
“The mayor, the city, the city council, and the Minneapolis Police Department collectively agreed to severely limit police response in the barricaded area surrounding plaintiffs’ businesses,” according to the lawsuit
“At the end of the day, BRIC helps solve crimes, particularly violent crime, homicides. BRIC brings justice and some solace, a little bit of peace and a little bit of closure,” city councilor Michael Flaherty said
The new strategy identified 69 violence-prone “zones” and added a heavy police presence during summer months
Summer crime data shows Chief James White’s program, including paying double-time to keep more officers downtown, has paid off
“New York City is the safest big city in the nation,” NYPD Commissioner Caban said. “We will continue to drive overall crime even lower”
The suspect shoved the officer into his cruiser and got on top of him, violently hitting him, getting his gun