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David Kennedy

Director, Center for Crime Prevention and Control, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
David directed the Boston Gun Project, whose “Operation Ceasefire” intervention was responsible for a more than 60% reduction in youth homicide victimization. He is also the co-chair of the National Network for Safe Communities, an alliance of more than 60 cities and jurisdictions actively implementing the Center’s strategies and dedicated to reducing crime, reducing incarceration, and addressing the racial conflict associated with traditional crime policy.