In the News

WVLT: Gun deaths in Knoxville down from last year, city has plan to keep that trend going (November 2, 2023)

Police1:IACP 2023: Gun violence is a ‘sticky’ problem that requires focused, balanced, fair solutions (October 15, 2023) 

Washington Post: At House subcommittee hearing, agreement that D.C.’s in a crime crisis (October 12, 2023) 

AP News: As research grows into how to stop gun violence, one city looks to science for help (August 24, 2023)

WATE: Knoxville leaders aim to expand violent crime reduction plan (August 3,2023)

Dorchester Reporter: City strategy on violence: A year-round, street-by-street effort (June 14, 2023)

Terp Magazine: An End to the Bleeding (May 24, 2023)

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: It'll take help across boundaries to solve the homicide problem in St. Louis (May 18, 2023)

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: After crime summit St. Louis leaders eye collaboration with national expert on crime plan (May 18, 2023)

Boston Globe: Boston Pledges to Slash Homicides and Shootings by 20 percent by 2026 (April 7, 2023)

Boston Globe: Boston Partners with National Researchers to Develop New Gun Violence Reduction Strategy (April 4, 2023)

NPR’s Consider This: Finding Solutions For Crime – Without Politics Getting In The Way (March 4, 2023)

WATE: Knoxville leaders building plan to reduce violent crime (March 1, 2023)

Crime and Justice News: How New Maryland Center Will Help Combat Community Violence (January 18, 2023)

Arnold Ventures: A New Anti-Violence Center Offers Scientific Solutions to Gun Violence (January 12, 2023)

WBIR: Knoxville partners with violence reduction center in Maryland, one of the first cities in the nation (December 14, 2022)

WATE: ‘The only goal is to save lives’: How new partnership will make Knoxville more safe (December 14, 2022)

WATE: Knoxville chosen for University of Maryland study to reduce violent crime (December 14, 2022)

Wall Street Journal: The U.S. Knows How to Reduce Crime  (November 25, 2022)

Maryland Today: New Center Takes Aim at Rising Community Violence (November 22, 2022)