The following comes from the Problem-Oriented Policing Center (POP) and how police, working with community activists, effectively addressed the problem currently facing many cities today (even my hometown of Madison, Wisc.):
“Gun Violence Among Serious Young Offenders.”
For example, Madison has had an significant increase in the number of murders during the past decade.
Before this upswing, the city experienced only a couple of murders each year. Today, reports of gunshots are a nightly occurrence and I am sure raise the stress level of both city residents and police.
This question should be raised community-wide,
“What’s specifically going on? And how can we, as a community working together with our police get this under control?”
“Improvements in policing… will not come about by…
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