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Community Violence Intervention: The Chicago Story

A podcast episode by the Bureau of Justice Assistance
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Ernest “Ernie” Cato, former Chief of Counterterrorism, Chicago Police Department; Eduardo “Eddie” Bocanegra, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Justice
Ernie Cato
Ernie Cato

During this episode, Ernie Cato, a 30-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, and Eddie Bocanegra, a former gang member who founded an organization that works with young men at high risk of committing crimes, discuss their pioneering work in the field of Community Violence Intervention, an innovative approach to reducing crime and violence.

A corresponding blog post is forthcoming.

Eddie Bocanegra
Eddie Bocanegra

Date Published: October 24, 2023