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Earl Gregg Swem Library

A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States Between 2000 and 2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Guns,Statistics

Examines 160 active shooter incidents in the U.S. to provide federal, state, and local law enforcement with data to better understand how to respond and recover from these events.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation


Socio-emotional Impact of Violent Crime

Categories: Crime/Justice,Mental Health,Statistics

Examines victims’ socio-emotional problems resulting from violent crime, including moderate to severe distress, problems with family or friend relationships, or problems at work or school.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


How Much Crime is Drug-Related? History, Limitations, and Potential Improvements of Estimation Methods

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Statistics

Investigates the relationship between drugs and crime and then the relationship between crime and its costs to make users of crime and drug estimates more effective in their use.  From the National Criminal Justice Reference Service


Violence Against Women and Girls: Lessons from South Asia

Categories: Asia,Crime/Justice,India,Pakistan,Women

Examines the prevalence and the factors associated with various types of violence against females in South Asia.  From the World Bank


Warren Commission Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,History,Presidency

On the 50th anniversary of the issuance of the Warren Commission Report on the assassination of President John Kennedy, the complete report plus 26 volumes of  commission hearings have been digitized and made available to the public.  From the Federal Digital System of the Government Printing Office


The Nation’s Two Crime Measures

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Describes the two major statistical programs that measure the magnitude, nature, and impact of crime in the U.S: the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program and the Bureau of Justice Statistic’s National Crime Victimization Survey.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Criminal Victimization, 2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Records a total of 6.1 million violent victimizations and 16.8 million property victimizations in the U.S. in 2013.  Provides information on types of crimes, demographic characteristics of victims, rates of victimization, and crimes by region.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Inclusive Approaches to Community Policing and CVE

Categories: Crime/Justice,Democracy/Peace,Women

Provides guidance for the development of community policing programs and the role of women in such programs.  From the  United States Institute of Peace


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