BALTIMORE, MD -- MARCH 24: Safe Streets Director Dedra (cq) Layne, left, and Site Director Imhotep Fatiu, discuss some new training materials after the session. Safe Streets staff in their final days of training before canvassing begins in Sandtown-Winchester.
Safe Streets is a program started in Baltimore to cut gun violence in the most dangerous communities in the city by deploying Violence Interruptors to deescalate conflicts before they turn deadly. The newest post has just opened in the long beleaguered Sandtown community which was ground zero for the city's unrest following the death of Freddie Gray…. (photo by Andre Chung for The Washington Post)