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Phil Andrew, principal of PAX Group consultancy and a former FBI agent said, “Since Chicago's gun violence spike in 2016, a small, dedicated group of people and organizations began the hard work of realizing the bipartisan recommendations of the "21st Century Policing Implementation Guide," which not surprisingly emphasizes building community trust and supports officer safety and

Joyce Foundation Director of Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Program Nina Vinek offers her perspective on the need to think differently about how we police and who gets to decide, and highlights ways the Neighborhood Policing Project is bringing community members and police officers together as partners to create a shared vision of public safety

MAYOR LIGHTFOOT AND PSPC LAUNCH “LET’S LINK CHI” GRANT INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY-BASED EFFORTS TO MAKE NEIGHBORHOODS SAFER New initiative to provide more than $650,000 in grants to small nonprofits in neighborhoods most impacted by violence   CHICAGO – The Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities (PSPC), in collaboration with Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, today announced the launch of Let’s

“These gains are the result of a data-informed, collaborative strategy with Chicago’s police officers, community-based organizations and street outreach groups who have dedicated their lives to keeping this city and its residents safe,” write Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Interim Police Supt. Charlie Beck and First Deputy Supt. Anthony J. Riccio in their joint op-ed. Read more: Chicago Sun-Times