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Event Recording: Ten Essential Actions Cities Can Take to Reduce Violence Now

Watch six members of the Violent Crime Working Group discuss their final report "Saving Lives: Ten Essential Actions Cities Can Take to Reduce Violence Now"

Event Recording: Collaborative Approaches to Reducing Community Gun Violence

Watch three members of the Violent Crime Working Group discuss how police and communities can work together to stop violence and save lives.

Event Recording: Violent Crime Webinar

In the Violent Crime Working Group's first meeting, diverse experts identified the values and goals they will bring to their urgent work.

Event Recording: Congressional Briefing | Criminal Justice After the Pandemic

Led by former U.S. Attorneys General Hon. Alberto Gonzales and Loretta Lynch, the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice issued recommendations for a post-pandemic world.

Reducing Violence, Restoring Confidence

Expert panelists discussed rising homicide rates and how we can address them proactively.

Watch: Stopping Violence and Saving Lives

A panel of violence reduction experts gather for a conversation on community-based strategies to reduce violent crime.

Public Perceptions of the Police

A striking partisan divide characterizes public perceptions of police in the United States. The Council delves into these perceptions in a discussion with key researchers and experts.

Washington Post Partnership: Race in America

DeRay Mckesson, co-founder of Campaign Zero, and Charles Ramsey, former police chief in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, discuss the meaning of defunding the police and the role of law enforcement in society.

Facing COVID-19 in the Community

Facing COVID-19, a series of Council on Criminal Justice web events, features leaders on the front lines of protecting public safety, public health, and justice as the criminal justice system responds to the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 and Corrections: Challenges and Strategies

Leaders of three corrections systems discussed the variety of challenges they face in limiting the spread of COVID-19 in prisons and jails.

Facing COVID-19 in the Courts

The Council convened a panel of leaders from across the justice system to examine the challenges facing COVID-19.

Public Safety in a Public Health Crisis

Police leaders spoke with the Council on Criminal Justice during this web event about community cooperation and personal responsibility amongst law enforcement.