Peacemakers Prayer Patrols began in Bristol 2002 as a way to help build better, safer communities. Over the years it has extended its work across Britain, Europe, and many continents 17 years later it continues to be a beneficial presence, a force for good, and a strategic partner for the regeneration of many cities.
The dynamic presence of the patrol teams and close community engagement at a grass-roots, help boost morale in the areas patrolled resulting often in lower levels of violence, gang and weapons-related crimes, with much less visibility of the illegal selling of substances on the streets and better community cohesion.
You can read more about the History of Prayer Patrols Bristol in this BBC News article from the time of the 2005 General Election.
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