Following the recent rise in violent crimes involving the gun throughout the Hampton Roads region, Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer and Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck requested the HRPDC convene a meeting of the region's mayors at the Regional Building on April 1, 2022, to discuss approaches, both regional and local, to reduce the violence. The region's media has produced articles on that meeting. Below are links to those articles.
Hampton Roads mayors strategize solutions for spike in gun violence April 1, 2022 (WVEC-13 News Now)
Mayors look for new crime fighting approach, April 2, 2022 (WAVY News 10)
‘We’ve got some work to do’: Local officials address crime in Hampton Roads after spike in violence, April 4, 2022 (Virginian-Pilot)