Curbing Chicago crime, one jigsaw cut at a time

Posted on AllSides March 29th, 2022
From The Center
criminal justice, crime, Chicago
Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Time/AP/File

As grassroots groups look for new ways to prevent crime, they are focusing not only on at-risk individuals but increasingly on entire neighborhoods.

Shawn was at home, scrounging for change, when he heard the sudden crack of gunshots. Outside, he found a young man lying on the sidewalk, surrounded by neighbors. It was his best friend, Brandon. They lived just a block apart and often spent the night at each other’s houses. They sometimes went out together to buy loose cigarettes, hitting up passersby for quarters.

Now Brandon, not yet...

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