KDPS Group Violence Intervention Strategies

We sat down with Captain David Boysen of the Community Outreach and Problem Solving (COPS) Division and Chief Jeff Hadley to find out more about how Group Violence Intervention works. The term “group” can refer to either a gang or to a more loosely-affiliated group of people involved in gun violence. Within the past few years, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety has been moving toward full implementation of strategies that involve partnerships between Law Enforcement, Community Outreach, and Social Services. Here’s what the gentlemen had to say!

Group Violence Intervention Roundtable from Public Media Network GPSU on Vimeo.

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