press releases

Violent Crime Working Group Releases Action Plan for Cities

January 12, 2022

Amid a rise in homicide, diverse CCJ panel urges leaders to reject “us vs. them” politics and collaborate on ten essential steps to reduce violence now.

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Council Launches New Violent Crime Working Group

July 29, 2021

Council launches Violent Crime Working Group as murder counts in major American cities continued to rise throughout the first half of 2021.

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New Report Shows Homicide Rise Continues in U.S. Cities in 2021

May 21, 2021

Homicide rates remain below historical highs, but figures show 49% increase over same period in 2019.

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Elmets Communications staff on August 26, 2010.

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