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The St. Louis Area Violence Prevention Commission 
works to reduce violent crime in the region by promoting and advocating for coordinated, well-resourced policies, support systems, and interventions among area governments, institutions and agencies that serve individuals and families most at risk of violent crime. We are a regional, cross-sector collaboration.

Our Objectives

1: Coordinate the community level response to nonfatal shootings to increase the number of individuals affected by gun violence who access services 

2: Increase the number evidence-based programs and trauma informed violence prevention programs funded by VPC and core funding partners that address root causes of violence

3:  Work with regional stakeholders to advance  recommendations from previous regional public safety plans.

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