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Rochester Targets Crime with Community Policing

Operation Ceasefire, part of President Bush's safe neighborhoods program, is credited with reducing the murder rate of young African-American men in several cities across the nation. NPR's Allison Keyes reports on one of the latest places to adopt this community-policing program -- Rochester, New York.

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Allison Keyes is an award-winning journalist with almost 20 years of experience in print, radio, and television. She has been reporting for NPR's national desk since October 2005. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday.
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