Pine Bluff Group Violence Intervention explains why they are needed here in Pine Bluff


The Pine Bluff Group Violence Intervention (GVI) will conduct GVI University on Monday, March 25, 2024 from 9:30am to 3:30pm. The location is the Pine Bluff Convention Center at 1 Convention Center Drive in Pine Bluff, AR.

GVI University is a one-day working session to educate key city partners and stakeholders on the key components of the Group Violence Intervention. The public is invited to attend, according to a news release.

On Wednesday, GVI Director Rev. Kevin Crumpton and Eric Walden who works for the 6th Division (Juvenile Division) of Circuit Court were guests on Talk Back Live with Floyd Donald and Crumpton was asked to explain what GVI is.

Walden talked about why GVI was needed here.

Donald said a lot of people don’t believe that there are really gangs in Pine Bluff and Crumpton responded this way.

Crumpton then went on to say this.