City Council Creates Anti-Violence Task Force
COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council approved the creation of an anti-violence task force at its meeting Monday.
Council members Laura Nauser and Michael Trapp will co-moderate the force, and they said they plan to focus on long-term solutions to crime in Columbia.
The task force will also focus on:
-Early childhood strategies
-Role model mentoring programs
-Prior offense re-entry programs
The task force will have 13 members and will report to the city with recommendations by November 15, 2014.