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The Normalization of Gun Violence in Poor Communities

July 02, 2018



A company that uses sensors to recognize the sound of gunshots could help solve the epidemic.

Ralph A. Clark remembers the first time he went for a ride-along with police. He was in Baltimore, and a teenager had been killed. He says what shocked him was not the sight of the body on the street, but the lack of reaction from people at the scene—“as if nothing had happened.”