News tagged with gun crime

Directed police patrols reduce gun crime

Gun possession arrests made by a concentrated, proactive patrol unit in the Houston Police Department were linked to significant reductions in subsequent crimes involving firearms, a study by Sam Houston State University ...

Jun 25, 2013
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An inside-out approach to solving more gun crime

A 30-year law enforcement veteran told police, prosecutors, public defenders and federal agents Wednesday that “balancing people, processes and technology” is the best way to overcoming obstacles and gaps during ...

Mar 25, 2011
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Myth, reality and gun crime

The assumption that gangs are at the root of gun crime in the UK is overstated, according to a study published today in a special issue of Criminology and Criminal Justice, published by SAGE.

Jul 29, 2009
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