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Thursday, October 08, 2015
U.S. Department of Justice Expands Violence Reduction Network
Attorney General Sally Q. Yates and Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason
recently announced five new cities that will join the Violence Reduction
Network (VRN), a comprehensive approach to reducing violent crime in
communities around the country. New partnering cities are Little Rock, Ark.;
West Memphis, Ark.; Compton, Calif.; Flint, Mich.; and Newark, N.J. They join
the inaugural sites of Detroit; Chicago; Camden, N.J.; Wilmington, Del.; and
Oakland/Richmond, Calif. For more VRN information visit www.bja.gov/Programs/VRN.html.