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Crime prevention

Building Trust One Traffic Stop at a Time

Community safety doesn't start with a traffic stop—it begins with building trust. That's just one of the lessons Lieutenant James Jefferson III of the Louisiana State Police learned from the VALOR Safer Together training program.

Community Violence Intervention: The Chicago Story

October 2023
Hear from Ernie Cato, a 30-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, and Eddie Bocanegra, a former gang member who founded an organization that works with young men at high risk of committing crimes, as they discuss their pioneering work in the field of Community Violence Intervention, an innovative approach to reducing crime and violence.

Pueblo of Sandia

Funding First Awarded