Your government has taken decisive actions to keep our communities safe.

That includes an expanded Guns and Gangs Strategy, increased funding for the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, new task forces on illegal arms and money laundering, and this spring, a new Office of Crime Reduction and Gang Research.

There is more work to do. But gang-related murders are down; more gangsters are behind bars; hundreds of illegal weapons are off the streets, including more than 1,200 surrendered as part of gun amnesty.