Kansas City 'Focused Deterrence' 2024 Crime Fighting: Will It Work?!?

We've talked about this plan recently . . . Tonight local media offers more coverage on the effort.

Here are the basics and more reporting . . .

"The initiative — based on what officials said is a “focused deterrence model that has been proven in cities across the nation” — will work to reduce violence, in part by hosting small meetings led by community leaders delivering key messages to those close to violence. In these meetings, leaders will offer services to improve the lives of those associated with violence, and explain the consequences of being involved in gun violence, as well as the impact on the community. They will also emphasize alternative solutions."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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Developing . . .