Bomb Squad http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria police pursuing federal grant for Don’t Shoot effort http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-police-pursuing-federal-grant-don-t-shoot-effort <p></p><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;The Peoria Police Department is applying for a federal grant as part of the community's anti-violence initiative. The Don’t Shoot program is based on the book by David Kennedy and addresses ways law enforcement and the community can reduce violent crime. Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard says the Department of Justice grant request is for about $700,000 over three years. He says it would pay for some of Kennedy’s staff at John Jay College to help Peoria officials with the program:</div><p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:40:05 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3102 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria police pursuing federal grant for Don’t Shoot effort