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What Bridgeport Should Know About Curfews

One of the best way to reduce urban gun violence is through effective partnerships between the community and its police department. It may sound “corny” but it is about police officers regularly walking the beat in the same neighborhood and personally interacting with the community on a day-to-day basis….. Continue reading

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Press Release-The Night Belongs To Us-Youth Safety with Cops, Gangs and Guns

A straight talk workshop entitled “Youth Safety with Cops, Gangs and Guns” will be examining the interactions between the police and predominately Hispanic, Latino, and Black youth. This interactive workshop will examine how urban youth represent themselves and how they are perceived by others in America. Continue reading

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WHAT ARE WE DOING AFTER TRAYVON MARTIN

It has been a sad – but well-known – fact that in many communities, “Driving While Black” or “Driving While Hispanic” can be seen as a reason to get pulled over by police. While the state has a law that mandates reports on the ethnicity of drivers pulled over in traffic stops – that… On Monday, April 30, 2012 at 5:30pm, at Gateway Community College, Long Wharf Campus, multi-purpose room 160, 60 Sargent Drive, New Haven, The department of criminal justice at the University of New Haven, will host a presentation on police and the community. Continue reading

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Young Urban Male Setting the Bar

Youth Day 2012 SATURDAY, JANUARY 14 TH from 11AM until 6PM at the Downtown New Haven Free Public Librar, New Haven, Connecticut. Continue reading

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Author Take Part in multimedia pow-wow “Fighting Back: Violence In Our Cities.”

For Immediate Release December 6, 2011 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Elizabeth Benton Director of Communications 203-946-7660, 203-675-8291 (cell) -MEDIA ADVISORY- Mayor DeStefano and Chief Esserman to Participate in Multimedia Forum on Violence Reduction WHO:    Mayor John DeStefano Jr., Police Chief Dean Esserman, Author David … Continue reading

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Preview from new book “Young Urban Males.”

In 2007, many American urban leaders were introduced to urban gun violence; the newest dilemma eroding the integrity of our “best practice society.” No more simple solutions and punch line words of deterrent like “JUST SAY NO!” Urban gun violence … Continue reading

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A new dilemah of Young Urban Males

They point to the lack of recreational activities for children, what some see as the decline in the city’s community policing, the continuing deterioration of black families, gang culture, too many guns, too few jobs. “There are a thousand answers, and they’re all right,” Mr. Abdussabur says. “And there are a thousand questions, and they’re all legitimate.”
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Gun violence costs $2.5 billion a year new wave of the future

From Chicago Tribune News Paper March 3, 2009 , Report: Chicago gun violence costs $2.5 billion a year The social costs of gun violence in Chicago total about $2.5 billion each year, according to a report released Tuesday by an … Continue reading

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