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The strategic prevention of gun violence among gang-involved offenders


“Pulling levers” policing strategies to reduce gang violence, and gang-related gun violence in particular, are increasingly common. This paper evaluates the effect of an intervention that employed “pulling levers” deterrence techniques on violence-involved gangs in Lowell, MA. “Strategic problem analysis” of gang-related gun violence in Lowell suggested that different intervention strategies would... read more >