steve calloway

Crime
5:13 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Columbia violent crime task force discusses criminal risk factors

Photo by Derek Bridges via Flickr.
Credit Derek Bridges / Flickr

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.

Task force member Dan Hanneken presented a list of risk factors called Criminogenic Need. This list addressed all of the risk factors that contribute to the likelihood of someone committing a violent crime. From his research, Hanneken explained a list of top eight risk factors.

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