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Reducing gun violence

Scott H. Decker

Reducing gun violence

the St. Louis consent-to-search program.

by Scott H. Decker

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in Washington, DC (810 Seventh St., N.W., Washington 20531) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Missouri,
  • Saint Louis
    • Subjects:
    • Gun control -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Citizen participation.,
    • Searches and seizures -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Citizen participation.,
    • Violent crimes -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSaint Louis consent-to-search program, Gun violence
      SeriesNIJ research report
      ContributionsRosenfeld, Richard., National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7438.S2 D43 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 26 p. :
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3371373M
      LC Control Number2004451989

      Reducing Gun Violence Book Description: To assess whether an initiative to reduce gun violence that had been successful in Boston could be adapted for use elsewhere, researchers selected an East Los Angeles area for a similar intervention that was to include both law enforcement and social service components. strategies for reducing gun violence in american cities page 4 Urban gun violence touches on issues central to American life: safety, equality, opportunity, and community.

        Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis by and National Institute of Justice for research into the causes and solutions of gun violence. The book includes an analysis of the constitutionality of many recommended policies and data from a national public opinion poll that reflects support among the Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press. Reducing Gun Violence – Essential Books for Christians. Here are some very helpful books for Christians that wrestle with the complex social and legal histories of guns and gun violence in America, and with the theological ramifications of our obsession with guns. This book is for people who believe the world doesn’t have to be this.

      Urban gun violence touches on issues central to American life: safety, equality, opportunity, and community. As thousands of city residents are killed or injured with guns each year, mayors and other community leaders face an urgent challenge: finding effective solutions and implementing them to make a difference now and into the future. This report, a [ ]. Get this from a library! Reducing gun violence in America: informing policy with evidence and analysis. [Daniel W Webster; Jon S Vernick;] -- "The staggering toll of gun violence, which cla U.S. lives each year, is an urgent public health issue that demands an effective evidence-based policy response. The Johns Hopkins University.


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