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Another Effort To Reduce Violent Crime Kicks Off In Kansas City

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Carlos Moreno
KCUR 89.3
Kansas City Health Department's Violence Prevention and Policy Manager Marvia Jones discusses health concerns related to addressing violence in Kansas City the during a press conference Wednesday on the steps of City Hall to announce the city's comprehensive framework on violence in the city.

The city's latest attempt to reduce violent crime rests on four pillars: prevention, intervention, law enforcement and community, and administrative reform.

The Reform Project KC is being touted as "a community-based commitment to public safety."

The next town hall meeting of The Reform Project KC is at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12 at the Southeast Community Center, 4201 E. 63rd St., Kansas City, Missouri 64130. For more information, visit ReformProjectKC.org.

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