Posted on: October 27, 2017

'Youth Violence' will be called Office of Youth, Young Adult Opportunities

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Oct. 27, 2017 - The Office of Youth Violence Prevention is now the office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities. Program Manager Synethia White said the name was changed because  the word "violence" has a negative connotation and could...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Volunteers sought to help community learn about resources available after homicide

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Sept. 11, 2017 - The City of Hampton is looking for volunteers to join RESET, a program designed to inform residents about the help and resources available to community members following a homicide. 

Volunteers for RESET, or Rapid Engagement of Su...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

‘Community Explosions’ designed to help bond neighbors, community groups

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May 19, 2017 - Hampton’s Division of Police and the city’s Youth Violence Prevention Office are looking for residents, service organizations and partners to take part in a series of neighborhood gatherings this summer called “Community Explosions...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Police, others planning for a week-long summer camp focusing on state law and teens

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April, 12, 2017 - The Hampton Police Department, Hampton Roads Committee of 200 + Men, Inc., Hampton's Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services and Hampton's Youth Violence Prevention office will host a week-long "VA Rules Camp" &...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

City accepting applications for summer, winter youth violence prevention mini grants

March 17, 2017 - The city is accepting applications now for summer and winter youth violence prevention mini-grants of up to $10,000. The goal of the grant program is to fund programs that help prevent youth violence by providing positive activities and s...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Police chief, prosecutors, talk about continuing gun violence in Hampton, Hampton Roads

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Jan. 5, 2017 - Flanked by the mayor, city manager, commonwealth's attorney and an assistant U.S. attorney, Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult held a news conference Thursday afternoon where he talked about the city's increase in violent crime and the need to...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Police will discuss latest shooting and anti-crime efforts at news conference

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Jan. 5, 2017 - Hampton police will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. today to discuss the increase in gun violence and what actions the city is taking.

The news conference follows an exchange of gunfire Wednesday afternoon on Big Bethel Road that hit a pers...

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