City of Columbus to open Office of Violence Prevention to keep neighborhoods safe
The City of Columbus preparing to create a new crime-fighting tool to keep streets safe.
Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther told ABC 6/FOX 28 he will in announce the creation of the Office of Violence prevention in his State of the City Address next week. The office will be a first-of-its-kind program in the state, which will review and examine prevention and intervention safety programs operated through the city.
“I think it’s going to make a big difference with how we are aligned,” Mayor Ginther said, “how we are coordinating, how we are collaborating”.
Mayor Ginther says staff will work out of the mayor’s office and concentrate on the data and science to look at ways to protect neighborhoods.
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