The public health approach to violent crime, whether in Glasgow (Scotland) or Baltimore, Chicago and New York, often prompts admiration and replication. This article is a 'Long Read':

A couple of "tasters":
More often than not, solutions have been sought in the criminal justice system Ė through tougher sentencing, or increasing stop-and-search (despite substantial evidence that it is ineffective in reducing crime)....(later) ... police are often part of the problem.
A rather different comment from John Carnochan, the former godfather of Scotlandís Violence Reduction Unit, has some uncomfortable messages for politicians and crime fighters hoping to emulate his success.