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Twin Cities mayors, police chiefs, prosecutors join forces on rising crime

 

January 11, 2022



Mayors, police chiefs and prosecutors across the Twin Cities are vowing to band together to slow a surge in violent crime that is roiling the region, but exactly how to do that remains unclear.

The group convened Monday to zero in on a recent rise in vehicle thefts and violent carjackings dozens of officials said requires better collaboration between cities and suburbs, as well as police and prosecutors.

"We can't incarcerate our way out of this problem," said Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, who proposed reconstituting an 1990s-era crime prevention program that helped reduce violent crime in the "Murderapolis" era.

https://www.startribune.com/twin-cities-mayors-police-chiefs-prosecutors-join-forces-on-rising-crime-car-theft-carjacking/600134581/

 

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