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Which states have created an Office of Gun Violence Intervention?

5 states have adopted this policy

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Office of Violence Intervention

Alabama has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Alaska has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Arizona has not adopted this policy

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Arkansas has not adopted this policy

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California has not adopted this policy

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Colorado has adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Connecticut has not adopted this policy

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Delaware has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Florida has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Georgia has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Hawaii has not adopted this policy

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Idaho has not adopted this policy

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Illinois has adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Indiana has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Iowa has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Kansas has not adopted this policy

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Kentucky has not adopted this policy

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Louisiana has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Maine has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Maryland has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Massachusetts has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Michigan has not adopted this policy

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Minnesota has not adopted this policy

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Mississippi has not adopted this policy

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Missouri has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Montana has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Nebraska has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Nevada has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

New Hampshire has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

New Jersey has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

New Mexico has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

New York has adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

North Carolina has not adopted this policy

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North Dakota has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Ohio has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Oklahoma has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Oregon has not adopted this policy

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Pennsylvania has adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Rhode Island has not adopted this policy

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South Carolina has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

South Dakota has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Tennessee has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Texas has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Utah has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Vermont has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Virginia has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Washington has adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

West Virginia has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Wisconsin has not adopted this policy

Office of Violence Intervention

Wyoming has not adopted this policy

What It Does

A strong set of gun safety policies includes many types of intervention, from regulatory oversight and funding of community programs to permit issuance and threat assessment programs. Robust implementation is not a given, but rather can require a clear mandate, infrastructure-building, and personnel who believe in their work. Several innovative states have created a single hub to focus on firearm policy. As these agencies grow in scope, they can handle issues as varied as community violence intervention funding, consumer product safety standards, oversight of gun dealers, and police accountability.

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Source: Colo. Rev. Stat. § 25-20.5-1202; 430 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 69/35-20; Wash. Rev. Code § 43.330A.020.

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