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File #: 17-0027R    Version: 0 Name: A Baltimore Comprehensive Gun Violence Reduction Strategy (Live to BMore)
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 6/5/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/6/2020
Enactment #:
Title: A Baltimore Comprehensive Gun Violence Reduction Strategy (Live to BMore) For the purpose of calling on the Mayor of Baltimore, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Baltimore City Police Department, Baltimore City Public Schools, and all other relevant agencies to develop a Comprehensive Gun Violence Reduction Strategy for Baltimore.
Sponsors: Brandon M. Scott, Zeke Cohen, Eric T. Costello, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, President Young, Sharon Green Middleton, Robert Stokes, Sr., Kristerfer Burnett, Shannon Sneed, Bill Henry, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer
Indexes: Baltimore City, Comprehensive, Guns, Reduction, Violence
Attachments: 1. 17-0027R~1st Reader, 2. Fire 17-0027R
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/6/20200 City Council Withdrawn  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20170 The City Council Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20170 The City Council Refer to Baltimore City Public School System  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20170 The City Council Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20170 The City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Employee Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20170 The City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/20170 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/20170 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Scott


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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A Baltimore Comprehensive Gun Violence Reduction Strategy (Live to BMore)
For the purpose of calling on the Mayor of Baltimore, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Baltimore City Police Department, Baltimore City Public Schools, and all other relevant agencies to develop a Comprehensive Gun Violence Reduction Strategy for Baltimore.
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Recitals

Gun Violence is a disease that is plaguing many Baltimore neighborhoods and taking the lives of too many young Baltimoreans. For many years Baltimore looked at gun violence as simply a police issue with no connectivity to the other city agencies. However, in recent years that has begun to change with Baltimore doing away with Zero Tolerance Policing and introducing programs like Safe Streets and Ceasefire.

However, even with these great and significant changes there is still a great need for a Comprehensive Gun Violence Reduction Strategy in Baltimore similar to Nola For Life in New Orleans. New Orleans, a city similar to Baltimore, has had great success with the Nola For Life Strategy since it was launched in 2012 seeing an 18% reduction in homicides.

Nola for Life has utilized a public health approach to reducing violence since its launch in 2012. A central part of the public health approach to address violence is the socio-ecological model, which was adapted by the Centers for Disease ...

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