In 2016, more than 52 homicides took place in Savannah–an astounding number for a city of Savannah’s size not seen since the violent slayings carried out by the infamous Ricky Jivens gang in 1991. In 2017, the problem doesn’t appear to be getting much better.
What public data might shed light on what’s causing the epidemic of homicides in Savannah?
How might we use technology more effectively either to help
(a) address the underlying causes of the uptick in homicides
(b) better address the concerns of the families and heighten public awareness of the problem or
© strengthen community policing efforts to prevent deaths from occurring before they happen?