Resource scenario archive
Reducing Violence Without Police: A Review of Research Evidence
This report by John Jay College Research Advisory Group on Preventing and Reducing Community Violence reviews and summarizes research on policies and programs known to reduce community violence without relying on police.
End Family Fire
Resources and recommendations on how to prevent a family fire- a shooting involving an improperly stored or misused gun in the home that results in injury or death.
Safe Firearm Storage: A Call for Research Informed by Firearm Stakeholders
A call to action for needed research informed by firearm stakeholders to help clinicians make acceptable, adoptable recommendations of ways to safely store firearms and reduce risk of injury and mortality.Peer-Reviewed Article
Violence In Older Adults: Scope, Impact, Challenges, And Strategies For Prevention
Risk factors, challenges, and recommendations for prevention of various forms of violence self-directed or directed towards older adults.Peer-Reviewed Article
The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010-2012 State Report.
National and state-level estimates for sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization from surveys collected in all 50 states and D.C.External Resource
Death Rates Due to Suicide and Homicide Among Persons Aged 10–24: United States, 2000–2017
Data from the National Center for Health Sciences (NCHS), National Vital Statistics System show increases in death rates from suicide and homicide.
Assessment of Extreme Risk Protection Order Use in California From 2016 to 2019
Article that studies the early utilization of California's extreme risk protection order (ERPO) or similar policy.Peer-Reviewed Article
Domestic Violence and Safe Storage of Firearms in the COVID-19 Era
Article that discusses the rise in domestic and intimate partner violence and the importance of safe storage of firearms during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.Peer-Reviewed Article
Extreme Risk Protection Orders in Washington : A Statewide Descriptive Study
Article that characterizes circumstances of extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws and those individuals who pose risks to themselves or others.Peer-Reviewed Article
The Relationship Between Controlled Substances and Violence
This paper found that the possession of controlled substances was associated with an increase in interpersonal violence and suicide.Peer-Reviewed Article
Gun Violence, Mental Illness, And Laws That Prohibit Gun Possession: Evidence From Two Florida Counties
Article that explores gun-related suicide and perpetration of violence in people with serious mental illness, as well as the effectiveness of gun violence prevention by legal restrictions on firearm sales to people with a mental health history through two large Florida population studies.Peer-Reviewed Article
Perpetration of violence, violent victimization, and severe mental illness: balancing public health concerns
Review examining published empirical studies on the perpetration of violence and victimization among people with severe mental illness.