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St. Louis might using the Department of Justice’s “Cease Fire” approach, like New Orleans, to help reduce violent crime. This approach would offer harsher punishment to offenders, escalating violent cases to the federal level. In New Orleans, KSDK reported that this technique reduced crime by 40%. This may not be the answer, but something has to be done. Violent crimes across St. Louis are rising and are being reported daily. This has become the norm: shootings, robberies, murders, and so on.

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