Press 2011

CBS Local (December 23)

Baltimore May See Lowest Homicide Count Since 80s (December 22)
Partnership between St. Louis Police and UMSL Looks at Crime-Fighting Techniques

MSNBC-The Dylan Ratigan Show (December 21)
Intervening to End Inner-City Violence

WTNH (December 7)
New Haven Holds Forum on How to Curb Violence

New York Times (December 7)
New Orleans Struggles to Stem Homicides

New Haven Independent (December 7)
Hundreds Weigh the Meaning Of “Don’t Shoot”

Atlanta Journal (December 6)
Some Tech Students Want to Carry Guns

The Wall Street Journal (November 29)
The Just-Say-No Crime-Busters (November 29)
Erie Should Read “Don’t Shoot” Book

WBEZ 91.5 (November 28)
Chicago PD Puts Author’s “Don’t Shoot” Strategy to Work

New Haven Independent (November 28)
Guru Returns to Help City Stop Shootings

TruthDig (November 25)
Operation Ceasefire (November 20)
Erie Considers Ceasefire Strategy to Reduce Crime

Slate (November 21)
Fighting Inner-City Crime

The Economist (November 19)
The Power of Jaw-Jaw

The Washington Post (November 18)
Don’t Shoot — Book Review

New Haven Independent (November 18)
Chief Sworn In: “Walking Beat is Returning”

New York Daily News (November 13)
Stop-and-Frisk is the Wrong Approach: There Are More Humane Ways to Combat Crime

The Royal Gazette (November 8)
There is a Solution to Gang Violence

The Cap Times (November 7)
Crime and Courts: Police to Offer Ultimatum to 10 Worst Offenders: Go Straight or Else

OakTalk (November 7)
Call-ins and Crime Reduction in Oakland

News 14 Carolina (November 4)
Policing Strategy Reducing Crime in Targeted High Point Neighborhoods

The Guardian (November 4)
Don’t Bring Your Guns to Church, Leave Your Guns at Home

90.9 WBUR (November 3)
Second Chances, Not Jail Time, For Criminals

City Beat (November 2)
“We Do Know How to Fix The Problems”

NPR (November 1)
Interrupting Violence With The Message ‘Don’t Shoot’

The Huffington Post (November 1)
Congress on Speed: Partisan Conflict Led to Many Problems in 1986 Drug Law

Sacramento Press (October 31)
Gang Violence Drops Due to City’s New Efforts, Officials Say

The Times (October 29)
The Gang Buster

HealthyCal (October 19)
Can Ceasefire End Youth Violence in Oakland?

The Sacremento Bee (October 18)
Ramping Up the Fight Against Gangs

USA Today (October 18)
Cities Rethink How to Combat Crime

New Haven Independent (October 18)
Chief’s Challenge: Change Minus Tsuris

C-SPAN (October 17)
Don’t Shoot

The Daily Beast (October 14)
Fight the Violence!

WNYC (October 14)
Stop Killing

Radio Boston (October 13)
‘Don’t Shoot:’ The End Of Inner City Violence

Daily News Los Angeles (October 13)
Raids at 79 Places Lead to 12 Arrests

CityBeat (October 11)
Book Explores Cincinnati Anti-Crime Program

The Crime Report (October 7)
Don’t Shoot: Ending Violence in Inner City America

Washington Post (October 6)
Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America

The Boston Globe (October 6)
Expanding the “Boston Miracle”

Los Angeles Public Library – Aloud Podcast (October 6)
From Nickerson Gardens to National: An End in Sight to Violence in Inner-City America?

KQED Radio (October 5)
Ending Violence in Inner-city America

KALW News (October 5)
The Safety Gap: David Kennedy Talks Fighting Violent Crime

The Seattle Times (October 1)
Don’t Shoot: Saving Young Lives in a Long Gang War

Huffington Post (September 30)
David Kennedy, Author Of ‘Don’t Shoot,’ Says He Has A Cure For Inner-City Gang Violence

Boston Globe (September 30)
One Man’s Fight to Stop Street Violence in America

The Take Away (September 29)
‘Don’t Shoot’: David Kennedy on Ending Violence in Inner-City America

CityBeat (September 28)
David Kennedy Addresses Cincinnati’s Homicide Problem

The Crime Report (September 26)
Think Outside the Cell

The Daily Beast (September 25)
‘God, It’s Got to Stop’

Daily Telegraph (September 24)
The Woman Taking the Fight to Glasgow’s Gangs

BBC Radio 1 (September 1)
US Lessons On Tackling Gang Crime in Chicago Projects

The Guardian (August 19)
Glasgow Campaign Calls for Radical Response to Gang Violence after Riots

WBEZ 91.5 (August 18)
Interview: Garry McCarthy on the Future of the Chicago Police Department

In a bold expression of support for one of the National Network for Safe Communities’ founding principles – the need to openly recognize and address historic and ongoing racial tensions between communities of color and police – Chicago Superintendent Garry McCarthy, in an interview with WBEZ 91.5, delivered his vision for the future of policing in Chicago and elsewhere.

The New Yorker (August 16)
Can William Bratton Curb Gang Violence in Britain?

Chicago Tribune (August 15)
Police Supt. McCarthy: Legacy of Racism Plagues Today’s Police Officers

PressTV (August 14)
Activists Slam Attack on Civil Liberties

Huffington Post (August 13)
Human Rights Groups Uneasy About Cameron’s Riot Crackdown

Huffington Post (August 13)
Rights Groups Uneasy over Cameron’s Riot Crackdown

The Herald Scotland (August 12)
Strathyclyde Shows the Way Ahead after UK Riots

Daily Record (August 11)
UK Riots: Cameron Praises Glasgow’s CIRV for Tackling Destructive Gang Culture (August 11)
Cameron: Looking to Boston for Gang-Fighting Advice

CBS Chicago (August 11)
Bereaved Parents Take Their Anti-Violence Message To Gang Members

Daily Mirror (August 11)
UK Riots: Cameron Turns Spotlight on Tackling Gang Culture

ABC Channel 7 (August 9)
Gang Squeeze: Chicago Presses Ahead With Violence Reduction Strategy (July 7)
OPD Program Earns Excellence Award

NewarkPatch (June30)
Former, Current Gang Members, Activists Talk Ceasefire

Chicago Sun-Times (June 24)
Gang Round-Up is a Policy that Works

WestWard Patch (June 16)
Newark Police to Launch Ceasefire Strategy to Combat Gang Violence

Daily News Los Angeles (June 1)
Gangs Get Warning: Stop the Violence (April 27)
St. Paul Police Try New Tack to Thwart Gang Initiation

The Star-Ledger (March 11)
Newark Officials, Leaders to Meet with Violent Groups to Offer them Jobs in Effort to Reduce Crime

Chicago Sun-Times (February 14)
Police Supt. Weis: Secret Gang Meeting Reduced Murders 

ABC 7 (February 13)
Chicago Police Fight Crime in New Ways

Chicago Tribune (February 13)
Weis: Crackdown Brings 40 Percent Homicide Drop 

CBS (February 13)
Did Weis’ Controversial Gang Meeting Work? 

The Roanoke Times (February 9)
Roanoke to Import Crime-Cutting Program (January 28)
Gangs have presence in 254 towns, in every county in N.J., survey shows

Chicago Sun-Times (January 28)
Murderers, Victims Share Social Ties

Seattle Weekly (January 5)
SPD’s Drug Market Initiative to Target Columbia City

The American Prospect (January/February)
On the Block