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‘Partnership for Safe Neighborhoods’ Is Lowering Chester Gun Violence Rates by Connecting People with Community Resources

Kimberly Paynter
Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer joined other officials in announcing the results of the Chester Partnership for Safe Neighborhoods on January 11, 2022.

Local, county, and state officials are touting the success of the city of Chester’s “Partnership for Safe Neighborhoods” in lowering gun violence rates. The program is meant to identify individuals who are causing the most harm and connect them with community resources before making arrests. WHYY’s Emily Rizzo reports.

(Original air-date: 1/17/22)