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Gun Violence Programs at a Glance
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Gun Violence Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

Violent Crime

Gun Violence

Violent crime is mainly categorized into four types of offenses which involve force or the threat of force: murder, rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. Gun related violence involves the use of a firearm to threaten or inflict violence or harm.



OJP Publications

Evaluation of a Comprehensive Approach to Reducing Gun Violence in Detroit, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014
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Testing a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence: An Evaluation of Crown Heights Save Our Streets, a Replication of the Cure Violence Model, BJA-Sponsored, 2013

Reducing Gun Violence: Community Problem Solving in Atlanta, NIJ, June 2006

Updated Assessment of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban: Impacts on Gun Markets and Gun Violence, 1994-2003, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2004
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Project Safe Neighborhoods: America's Network Against Gun Violence, BJA, June 2004

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