Canarsie residents start anti-violence outreach program in wake of increasing crime

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Members offer help and guidance to those coping with violence. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

Members of the community have formed an anti-violence outreach program in Canarsie in the wake of increasing crime in the neighborhood.

Residents have joined together with council members, law enforcement and members of the clergy to run the program. The members meet with people on the street and hand out fliers that offer help and guidance for those coping with violence.

The NYPD says...

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