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Public Health Approach to Violence Reduction 2011
Violence is Preventable

The Centers for Disease Control now defines violence as a public health concern. Violence is preventable, not inevitable. It is a predictable behavior in the unsafe environments where people live. Rooted in a complex set of underlying issues, violence is a learned behavior that can be unlearned or not learned in the first place. Forces of police vigilance and tougher sentencing will not control crime and sustain public safety, for brutal crime is a symptom of...
Published in Community Health