Gov. Pritzker creates new office to end Illinois’ gun violence epidemic

Chicago's Afternoon News

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chris Patterson, head of the newly created Office of Firearm Violence Prevention joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain how this new office will focus on the most violent neighborhoods in the city and across the state in violence prevention efforts, and distribute state funds to established violence prevention organizations.

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