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Accession Number PB2013-111615
Title Promising Strategies for Violence Reduction: Lessons from Two Decades of Innovation.
Publication Date Mar 2013
Media Count 23p
Personal Author C. Ransford C. M. Kane E. F. McGarrell H. Perez K. Gregory N. K. Hipple T. S. Bynum
Abstract Since reaching peak levels in the early 1990s, the United States has witnessed a significant decline in levels of homicide and gun-related crime. Indeed, whereas in 1991 there were more than 24,000 homicides in the United States (9.8 per 100,000 population), this number declined to less than 15,000 in 2010 (4.8 per 100,000 population) (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2011). Similarly, the number of violent victimizations declined from more than 16 million in 1993 to less than six million in 2011 (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2013). Although the decline is certainly welcome, violent crime and homicide continue to exact a heavy toll in terms of the impact on victims, families, offenders, and neighborhoods. Indeed, some estimates put the cost of a homicide at more than $17 million per incident (DeLisi et al., 2010).
Keywords Crimes
Criminal justice
Law enforcement
Statistical data
Violence reduction

Source Agency Office of Justice Programs.
NTIS Subject Category 92C - Social Concerns
43D - Police, Fire, & Emergency Services
91C - Fire Services, Law Enforcement, & Criminal Justice
Corporate Author Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. School of Criminal Justice.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number N/A

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