Analyzing the Project Safe Neighborhoods Program Preventing violent crimes, especially crimes involving firearms, is a very important feature of assuring that neighborhoods, cities, states and the country as a whole are safe places to live. Historically, the United States has had an exceptionally high rate of homicides by firearms in comparison with most industrialized countries in the world. In 2001 the United States Department of Justice, in cooperation with the US Attorneys’ Office, with the approval of President George W. Bush, established the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) program, which represents a: [N]ationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun and gun crime...The end:
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