NYPD and Community-Based Violence Prevention Initiative to Launch in Brooklyn

Due to the spike in gun violence that has plagued New York City in recent months, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new initiative the city hopes will curtail the violence.

Starting this weekend, certain portions of the Central Brooklyn Violence Prevention plan go into effect.

“This weekend in Brooklyn we’ll be taking action to stop the violence. And, starting on Friday, Central Brooklyn Violence Prevention Plan goes into effect. This plan has a two-fold core to it. One: increase targeted NYPD mobilization. Two: community mobilization,” de Blasio said.

Due to the spike in gun violence that has plagued New York City in recent months, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new initiative the city hopes will curtail the violence.

Starting this weekend, certain portions of the Central Brooklyn Violence Prevention plan go into effect.

“This weekend in Brooklyn we’ll […]

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