columbia crime taskforce http://kbia.org en Columbia violent crime task force discusses criminal risk factors http://kbia.org/post/columbia-violent-crime-task-force-discusses-criminal-risk-factors <p></p><p>The Mayor’s task force convened Wednesday evening to discuss a new data based approach plan to further solve the violent crime issue in Columbia.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Task force member Dan </span>Hanneken<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> presented a list of risk factors called </span>Criminogenic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Need. This list addressed all of the risk factors that contribute to the likelihood of someone committing a violent crime. From his research, </span>Hanneken<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> explained a list of top eight risk factors.</span></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:13:23 +0000 Brittany Rendak 42685 at http://kbia.org Columbia violent crime task force discusses criminal risk factors Lack of mentors, 'no-snitch' culture contribute to violence in Columbia, say police, community http://kbia.org/post/lack-mentors-no-snitch-culture-contribute-violence-columbia-say-police-community <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Columbia Mayor&#39;s Task Force on Community Violence convened Wednesday evening to investigate community violence with help from the Columbia Police Department.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:12:38 +0000 Angela Pearson & Brittany Rendak 41137 at http://kbia.org Lack of mentors, 'no-snitch' culture contribute to violence in Columbia, say police, community Crime task force seeks research and data on violence http://kbia.org/post/crime-task-force-seeks-research-and-data-violence <p>Members of the Columbia Mayor’s Taskforce on Community Violence have agreed on a plan to find out more about tackling violence in the city.&nbsp;</p><p>The task force was created in response to a number of high-profile crimes in Columbia over the summer.&nbsp; Members will ask Columbia police to come to their next meeting in two weeks to outline the number of shots fired incidents in the city over the past two years.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:12:46 +0000 Andrew Nichols 40396 at http://kbia.org Crime task force seeks research and data on violence Columbia City Council approves mayor's plan to form crime taskforce http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-approves-mayors-plan-form-crime-taskforce <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Columbia City Council approved a proposal from Mayor Bob&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">McDavid</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to create a&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">taskforce</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to look at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">youth crimes in the city by a vote of six in favor to none against. </span>Councilmember<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ian Thomas did not attend the meeting.</span></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:38:58 +0000 Casey Morell 38346 at http://kbia.org Columbia City Council approves mayor's plan to form crime taskforce