Criminal Justice News

Thursday, October 08, 2015

U.S. Department of Justice Expands Violence Reduction Network



Deputy 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.

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