This paper documents the scale of the homicide increase in 2015 for a sample of 56 large U.S. cities and examines three plausible explanations of the homicide rise.
Using two publicly available databases on NFL player arrests, the authors find that high frequency offending is rare among the arrested NFL players.
The multivariate results indicate that crime is the primary driver of police shootings.
Research suggests that generic strategies like community policing and increasing the number of police officers are less effective than more focused policing strategies that target problem people and places.
Group and gang-member involved homicides and violence firearm incidents significantly declined after the implementation of an initiative to reduce violence.