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Time to reconsider public health approaches to curbing Baltimore’s gun violence

December 13, 2022

Community violence interventions — public health approaches to gun violence prevention that include street mediation and life coaching — have been promoted as ways to reduce violence through means other than more policing and more police funding. CVI may be a step above policing, but the question now is whether the communities most affected by violence will be empowered to control the burgeoning CVI industry, and whether CVI will become a new public health mask on the same punitive system.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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