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Police Chiefs Discuss Disparities in Gun Violence with Eye Toward Solutions

When it comes to the business of crime, the nation’s top cops are a force in the search for solutions.

Such was the case at the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Annual Meeting April 26, 2012, with a discussion about the use of firearms in homicides, robberies and aggravated assaults. Six police departments provided information for an in-depth analysis of all of the gun crimes committed during a single week in 2011: Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Austin, San Diego, Philadelphia and Toronto.

Milwaukee Police Chief Edward A. Flynn shared his thoughts on gun violence in Milwaukee with the group and with New York Times reporter Erica Goode. Thanks to Chief Flynn, Milwaukee is part of the national conversation and we are on the cutting edge on the search for solutions. Read more here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/28/us/police-chiefs-focus-on-disparities-in-gun-violence.html?_r=1&src=se

 
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