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City recaps comprehensive efforts to reduce violence throughout 2022


City officials recapped comprehensive efforts to reduce violence, including the Police Department’s efforts at enhancing public safety, along with the critical violence prevention and intervention work by the Office of Criminal Justice and Public Safety (CJPS). 

In addition, focused on reducing gun violence in communities where the need is greatest, Mayor Jim Kenney and the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) announced that, starting on Monday, January 9, 2023, the Department will redeploy at least 100 additional officers in neighborhoods currently experiencing the highest rates of gun crime in the city. 

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