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WNYC — The ‘Cure Violence’ Model of Public Safety

Jeffrey Butts, Shadoe Tarver, and Jessica Mofield explain how many communities in New York City are working with Cure Violence groups to reduce shootings.


The Brian Lehrer Show — All communities want to be free from violence, but that doesn’t mean all communities want more police. Jeffrey Butts, director of the Research & Evaluation Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Shadoe Tarver, associate director of safety at Save Our Streets, Bed-Stuy, talk about community based models for public safety. Plus Jessica Mofield, executive director of the NYC Mayor’s Office to Prevent Gun Violence, explains how the city is working with Cure Violence groups to reduce shootings.