Most of the serious crime in the region is committed against people living in concentrated poverty. The most effective crime-prevention strategy is an anti-poverty strategy. We also need a major new emphasis on community policing, rehabilitation, reentry, restorative justice, and juvenile diversion programs to reduce the rate of recidivism and offer pathways of hope.
|The Potential Impact of Legalizing, Regulating, and Taxing Marijuana on Erie County and New York State|
|Lisa Strand Interview|
|Poverty, Race, and Community Policing in Buffalo|
|Prisons of Poverty|
|Alarming Disparities: The Disproportionate Number of African American and Hispanic People in Erie County Criminal Justice System|