The mental health impact is particularly acute in children, whose brains are still developing. If children exhibit these signs within an environment that is not trauma-informed, they can go overlooked. The ripple effectsof gun violence don’t end there. The impact of gun violence can negatively impact the well-being of an entire city– far beyond the areas that experience gun violence at higher rates.
When it comes to addressing gun violence, intelligence is key. It’s why Mobile P.D. decided to partner with SoundThinking to deploy ShotSpotter technology as part of Operation Echo Stop.