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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.

External Resource

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.

Peer-Reviewed Article

Safe Firearm Storage: A Call for Research Informed by Firearm Stakeholders

Beidas, R. S., Rivara, F., and Rowhani-Rahbar, A.
Pediatrics, 2020.

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

Rosen, T., Makaroun, L. K., Conwell, Y., et al.
Health Affairs., 2019.

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.

Smith, S. G., Chen, J., Basile, K. C., et al
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention., 2017.

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.

Peer-Reviewed Article

Assessment of Extreme Risk Protection Order Use in California From 2016 to 2019

Pallin, R., Schleimer, J. P., Pear, V. A., et al.
JAMA Network Open., 2020.

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

Duncan, T. K., Weaver, J. L., Zakrison, T. L., et al.
Annals of Surgery., 2020.

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

Rowhani-Rahbar, A, Bellenger, M. A., Gibb, L., et al.
Annals of Internal Medicine., 2020.

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

McGinty, E. E., Choksy, S., & Wintemute, G. J.
Epidemiologic Reviews, 2016

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

Swanson, J. W., Easter, M. M., Robertson, A. G., et al.
Health Affairs., 2016.

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

Choe, J. Y., Teplin, L. A., & Abram, K. M.
2008., Psychiatric Services.

Review examining published empirical studies on the perpetration of violence and victimization among people with severe mental illness.

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