Group Violence Reduction Strategy
Basic Implementation Guides
Group Violence Reduction Strategy: Basic Implementation Steps
A 12-step outline of the fundamental work and partnerships involved in the strategy.
Call-In Preparation and Execution
A complete guide for law enforcement, community, and social services partners already
engaged in implementing the group violence reduction strategy to design, prepare, and execute their first and subsequent call-ins. Click here for a webinar on designing and executing call-ins. Click here for the webinar's PowerPoint.
Group Enforcement Actions and Talking Points
This paper explores the role and purpose of demonstration, and subsequent, group enforcement actions (“crackdowns”) associated with the law enforcement component of GVRS. It also includes talking points for presenting these actions within a call-in with group and gang members.
Practice Brief: Norms, Narrative and Community Engagement for Crime Prevention (Community Moral Voice)
The norms and narratives held by offenders and potential offenders; communities; and law enforcement have tremendous impact on crime and crime prevention, how each party views the others, and their actions; and their willingness to work together. This paper addresses the practical aspects of addressing and even changing norms and narratives in crime prevention.