gang violence http://whqr.org en Regional Medical Pros Update Gang Member Treatment Protocol http://whqr.org/post/regional-medical-pros-update-gang-member-treatment-protocol <p>The New Hanover Regional Medical Center may be heightening security measures to more safely treat victims of violent gang activity. Over the weekend, Wilmington’s annual Trauma, Emergency and Acute Care Symposium touched down at the convention center. For the first time in the symposium’s 25-year history, North Carolina gang investigators were on hand to caution area medical professionals about treating gang members.<strong> </strong></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:43:10 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 50610 at http://whqr.org Regional Medical Pros Update Gang Member Treatment Protocol Gun Violence Prevention: A Community Affair http://whqr.org/post/gun-violence-prevention-community-affair <p>Because Wilmington’s recent spate of gun violence has residents from every walk of life concerned, City Councilman and UNCW political science professor Earl Sheridan corralled some university colleagues for a community panel event. &nbsp;WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly reports that Wednesday night’s discussion often landed on another local hot button: public education.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:48:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 46157 at http://whqr.org Gun Violence Prevention: A Community Affair North Carolina Attorney General Releases Crime Statistics http://whqr.org/post/north-carolina-attorney-general-releases-crime-statistics <p>The crime rate in North Carolina last year was the lowest reported since 1977. The state Attorney General&rsquo;s office released the 2011 statistics yesterday.&nbsp;&nbsp; Here are the&nbsp;findings at the state and local levels.</p><p><br /><br /> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:49:13 +0000 Andrew Jarachovic 20366 at http://whqr.org North Carolina Attorney General Releases Crime Statistics