Council to discuss city's controversial Violence Reduction Initiative next week

Chattanooga City Councilman Chip Henderson

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photo City Councilwoman Carol Berz during a past interview with the Times Free Press.

Chattanooga City Council members want to hear how the city's controversial Violence Reduction Initiative is working, but District Attorney General Neal Pinkston, who has hesitated to buy into his role in the initiative, says he is too busy to meet with them.