Investing in Intervention: The Critical Role of State-Level Support in Breaking the Cycle of Urban Gun Violence

 

Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, PICO National Network, and the Community Justice Reform Coalition | 2017

Investing in Intervention: The Critical Role of State-Level Support in Breaking the Cycle of Urban Gun Violence is a deep dive into the concrete ways states can lift up the community-driven solutions that have a real and lasting impact on gun homicide and violence rates in underserved urban neighborhoods. The report focuses on the impact of gun violence in our nation’s cities and examines how Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York each support community-based programs that have helped reduce gun homicides and shootings while saving taxpayer money.