Many jurisdictions have been tinkering with comparatively new problem-oriented policing models to halt gun and gang assault among chronic young offenders. While it began with Boston, one approach is the concentrated deterrence strategy, also known as tugging levers. Its intentions are to have an effect on the demeanor and environment of the serious offenders that are known as being at the guts of the gun and gang problems. "The strategy seeks permanent elimination of the medicine dealing with corresponding reduction in criminal offense and improvement in the grade of life within a nearby. "( Corsaro et al. , Oct. 2009, p. 2) The pulling levers plan of assault attempts to deter the assault by making potential offenders believe stern and swift outcomes would follow such action.