Crime: What Can Local Organizations Do to Help Stem the Tide of Violence?
Text by Brooke Beyer with reporting from Haajrah Gilani. Images by Natalie Kerr. Video by Haajrah Gilani, Natalie Kerr and Brooke Beyer. Click here to return to the project page, where we have more stories about addressing crime in North Philadelphia. The week 21-year-old Temple University student Sam Collington was shot and killed on Park Avenue in 2021, the Philadelphia Police Department recorded 42 shootings affecting 39 victims. By the end of 2021, the department had recorded nearly 4,200