Needs and Problems Statements

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Needs and Problems Statements Iesha Neal HSM/ 270 18 April 2013 Terri Galindo Violent crime needs to be reduced for the city of Norfolk. VA by empowering our community. The problem that needs to be address in the city of Norfolk, VA is the violent crime rate. According to the US Census (2010), the total of reported violent crimes for 2004 for the city of Norfolk was 1,388. According to Norfolk, VA violent crime rate average is 1/3 higher than the national average. In 2010, it was reported by of 725 incidents of aggravted assult, 34 incidents of murder/manslaughter, 596 incidents of robbery, and 1,445 imcidents of overall violent crime. It is projected that by the end of the year 2013 that the reported incidents of aggravated assult will be 922, incidents of murder/manslaughter will be 34, incidents of robbery will be 791, incidents of
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Unformatted text preview: overall violent crime will be 1,828, which are all increases or equal. The specific problems that need to be addressed are how to counsel these offenders, how to rehabilite these offenders, how to educate and safe-guard the public, how to teach the public on how to recognize warning signs, how to work with the public, media, and law enforcement to to track offenders, and how to encourage public that there is no such thing as “snitching” when it comes to the safety of the community. When the community is empowered and works together and with law enforcement then we can start to see a reduction in violent crimes within our city. ...
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