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New office to police $60 million Philly spends on antiviolence programs

July 19, 2017 GMT

By Staff

Even though Philadelphia spends $60 million a year on antiviolence programs, homicides are up 21 percent over last year and shooting victims are up by more than 4 percent, according to police.

“It’s totally unacceptable,” Councilman Kenyatta Johnson said. “If you’re spending $60 million and shootings are increasing and homicides are increasing, then something is wrong with the strategies.”

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