Addressing DC’s Deadly Gun Violence

If you look at the crime statistics in DC… compared to this time last year… things look pretty good. Crime is trending down, unless you look at the homicide numbers… or talk to members of the community where violent crime persists. Many of the homicides are caused by gun violence.  What’s being done to address that?

Resources:

DC Office of for Greater Economic Opportunity: https://dmgeo.dc.gov/  202-545-3071

DC Office of Employment Service: https://does.dc.gov/  

Courtney Snowden, DC Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity

Garry Clark, CEO & Founder, Pep Rally For Peace In The Streets In DC

Vincent Gray, (D) DC Councilmember Ward 7

 

Harold Fisher


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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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