Numbers Show A New Crime Program May Be Working
It looks like a project to reduce gun violence in Lincoln neighborhoods is working. According to police, Project Safe Neighborhoods has reduced the number of gun and shooting incidents in target areas by 53-percent from last year. The project includes strategies such as home visits by police and parole officers, and by having more officers at targeted neighborhoods. Project safe neighborhood began in may of this year through a grant from the u-s attorney's office.