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Brooklyn district attorney, 'God Squad' partnership aims to curb gun violence

Brooklyn district attorney, ‘God Squad’ partnership aims to curb gun violence

As precincts across Brooklyn have seen a rise in violence, the Brooklyn district attorney announced a partnership with clergy councils that would allow for more community outreach to prevent gun violence.The plan is for the 67th Clergy Council, also known as the God Squad, to enable other clergy councils to help the community through various …

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MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES PARTNERS AGAINST THE HATE (P.A.T.H.) FORWARD, PROVIDING $3M TO COMBAT HATE CRIMES IN NEW YORK CITY

MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES PARTNERS AGAINST THE HATE (P.A.T.H.) FORWARD, PROVIDING $3M TO COMBAT HATE CRIMES IN NEW YORK CITY

The de Blasio Administration and the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) to partner with six anchor organizations, launching an innovative, community-based approach to hate crime prevention. NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) Executive Director Deborah Lauter today announced the launch of the Partners Against …

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National virtual service held for Starrville pastor killed in shooting

National virtual service held for Starrville pastor killed in shooting

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) – Three days after an East Texas pastor was shot and killed in his church, an organization out of Brooklyn, New York hosted a virtual memorial service in his honor. Nearly 15 hundred miles away, the 67th Precinct Clergy Council first heard of Starrville Methodist Pastor Mark McWilliams death late Sunday, …

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Decrease in Violence Following NYC Crisis Management Efforts - 360 Magazine

Decrease in Violence Following NYC Crisis Management Efforts – 360 Magazine

Labor Day weekend typically reflects an increase in violence in New York and other cities, yet this past weekend saw a dramatic decrease in shootings within areas patrolled by members of New York City’s Crisis Management System (CMS). Some CMS zones, including that of Southeast Queens, reported zero shootings. In Brooklyn, a coalition of over …

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Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at the National Clergy Gun Violence Prevention Summit

Transcript: Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at the National Clergy Gun Violence Prevention Summit

Mayor Bill de Blasio: All right. We’re getting used to these new ways of gathering. Pastor Monrose, thank you, and I’m very moved to be here with all of you and to just be a part of a group of people who really care I’m making an impact. So, I want to talk about Pastor …

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Scores of orange shirt volunteers fanned out throughout Brooklyn to stop the violence. (Photo by Todd Maisel)

All in it together: Community, cops see success in quelling some Brooklyn gun violence – AM NY

It could have been far worse. Despite one incident early Monday morning in Crown Heights, Brooklyn that saw five people shot and wounded, the central Brooklyn area saw relative peace as volunteers from anti-violence community groups and police worked together to prevent other gun violence from occurring. The effort sought to stop the rashes of …

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NYPD brass invite anti-violence groups to police headquarters to solve growing gun violence - Daily News

NYPD brass invite anti-violence groups to police headquarters to solve growing gun violence – Daily News

City violence interrupters joined with NYPD brass in a rare meeting at police headquarters Thursday to hash out solutions to stem the growing wave of shootings crashing down across the five boroughs. Inside 1 Police Plaza’s Jack Maple CompStat Center, where police brass usually discuss crime fighting strategies, anti-violence groups met with NYPD Community Affairs …

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