Notification IS prevention. It’s a simple message, but it means and says so much. Knowledge empowers people to make better, more informed decisions.
On January 17th, Michael Prudhomme turned himself into the Albuquerque Police Department. His identity was made public through the media, billboards, and local law enforcement. The knowledge of this dangerous individual, who was wanted for or Cruelty Towards a Child-Great Bodily Harm and Battery Against a Household Member, was so pervasive that it became impossible for Prudhomme to stay away from justice.
Knowledge was what made the difference. In a collaborative effort between the media and law enforcement, the public was notified of Prudhomme’s criminal status, and ultimately it was their knowledge that brought him to justice. Notification works.
Read more about the arrest at this link: New Mexico Most Wanted Offender Arrested