United States Partners

Many cities across the United States have recognized the added value of the Cure Violence Model and are implementing the program to augment the efforts of law enforcement, social service, and other agencies.

Cure Violence New York – (SNUG State, Cure Violence NYC)


Operation SNUG (guns spelled backwards) is a statewide implementation of the Cure Violence model in New York. SNUG is run out of New York’s Department of Criminal Justice Services and is implemented in twelve cities: Albany, Buffalo, Hempstead, Mt. Vernon, New York City, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Rochester, Syracuse, Troy, Wyandach, and Yonkers. Cure Violence NYC is implemented by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene throughout the city.

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Cure Violence Illinois

Cure Violence Illinois is the Illinois branch of the Cure Violence Organization, which has operated in Chicago, Springfield, Rockford, Cicero, Maywood, North Chicago, Waukegan, and East St.Louis. Currently the program is active in Chicago.

Cure Violence began in Chicago in 2000 and has been operating in the city ever since.

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Other Cure Violence Sites

The Cure Violence model has been implemented by several additional cities These cities include – Baltimore, Camden, Durham, Kansas City, New Orleans, Omaha, Philadelphia, and San Antonio.

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