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April 09, 2013

Emanuel: ‘Policing, prevention, penalties and parenting’ needed to stop gun violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday told more than 1,000 people that good parenting and aggressive policing are key to solving Chicago's gun violence problems.

At the annual conference for the Council on Foundations, a nonprofit association of more than 1,700 foundations, Emanuel said police officers will be saturating high-crime areas of Chicago, and the city will help expand a mentoring program for young minority men.

"I say it's the four P's … policing, prevention, penalties and parenting," he told the crowd as they ate lunch at the Hilton Chicago. "You're going to be as strong as the weakest link in that chain."

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