Pandemic, Social Unrest, and Crime in U.S. Cities: March 2021 Update
In their latest analysis, researchers report on trends in violent, nonviolent, and drug crime during the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting data through March 2021.
— Read on covid19.counciloncj.org/2021/05/21/impact-report-covid-19-and-crime-4/
Gun violence is an American public health crisis decades in the making . The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data show that 39,707 people, 86% of whom were male, lost their lives to gun violence in 2019 . It was the third consecutive year of nearly 40,000 gun deaths, and part of a three-year cluster with a higher gun death rate than any other time in the last two decades . Further, almost one in ten (3,390) gun deaths in 2019 were children and teens, the second-highest number of annual child and teen gun deaths in twenty years. In 2019, firearms were the leading cause of death for American children, teens, and young adults ages 1 to 24
Access the report here…….efsgv.org/wp-content/uploads/2019CDCdata.pdf
After every mass shooting, there is a demand for gun control and then…nothing seems to happen (or, gun laws are loosened). That pattern dates back four decades, to the early 1970s, when rising crime rates inspired legislators to introduce gun bills at the state and federal level……. see the article HERE
Jenny Durkan’s response to the downtown Seattle shooting shows exactly why her ineffectiveness and political correctness are to blame.
— Read on mynorthwest.com/1682456/dori-downtown-seattle-shooting/
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A wholesale change in policing tactics earlier this decade in Camden, NJ is associated with fewer gunshot patients at a major city hospital.
— Read on journalistsresource.org/studies/government/criminal-justice/policing-camden-gunshot-patients/
March for our Lives Gun Violence
Created by survivors, so you don’t have to be one. A comprehensive, holistic plan to end gun violence in America.
— Read on marchforourlives.com/peace-plan/
Sound Board members give their opinions on how to deal with gun violence in the area.
— Read on www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-opi-sounding-board-0725-20190725-plqixgea4ngehdxkpqd5vmtdwe-story.html
Mass shootings are more common in states with weaker gun laws and higher levels of gun ownership, the study found.
— Read on www.vox.com/2019/3/8/18254626/mass-shootings-gun-violence-laws-study
Here is a link to the article.
A multiple part series on violence near school.
Even as crime has dropped in L.A., thousands of children grow up with a constant drumbeat of death.
— Read on www.latimes.com/projects/la-me-edu-school-safety/