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Firearms and crimes of violence

Firearms and crimes of violence

selected findings from national statistical series.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Firearms and crime -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Violent crimes -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Firearms -- Social aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6789 .F57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 13 p. :
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1198013M
      LC Control Number94190804

        John Lott, author of the book, “More Guns, Less Crime,” is president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, another outstanding source for info on this subject. He writes: By 66 percent to 32 percent, economists and criminologists answer that gun-free zones are “more likely to attract criminals than they are. More guns, less crime: understanding crime and gun- control laws / John R. Lott, Jr.—3rd ed. p. cm. prehensive data set on crime yet assembled, this book examines the relationship between gun laws, arrest and conviction rates, the socioeco-nomic and demographic compositions of coun-File Size: 2MB.

      Discover librarian-selected research resources on Gun Violence from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Sociology and Anthropology» Criminology and Crime» Gun Violence.   The United States suffers from a gun violence crisis, a problem exacerbated by misinformation and a lack of understanding of the epidemic’s dimensions and scale. Knowing the facts can be a first step toward advancing solutions and preventing some of the tens of thousands of homicides, assaults, and other crimes committed with firearms each year.

      Gun-related violence is violence committed with the use of a gun (firearm or small arm).Gun-related violence may or may not be considered criminal. Criminal violence includes homicide (except when and where ruled justifiable), assault with a deadly weapon, and suicide, or attempted suicide, depending on -criminal violence includes accidental or unintentional injury and death. Conversely, the analysis of gun laws found that they exerted a significant, although weak, impact on reducing gun crime (r = –). Finally, the analysis of law enforcement campaigns found that they had a significant, moderate effect on reducing gun violence (r = –).


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Firearms and Violence uses conventional standards of science to examine three major themes - firearms and violence, the quality of research, and the quality of data available. The book assesses the strengths and limitations of current databases, examining current research studies on firearm use and the efforts to reduce unjustified firearm use and suggests ways in which they can be improved.5/5(1).

Firearms and Violence uses conventional standards of science to examine three major themes - firearms and violence, the quality of research, and the quality of data available.

The book assesses the strengths and limitations of current databases, examining current research studies on firearm use and the efforts to reduce unjustified firearm use. Professor Malcolm's carefully researched book is a study of guns and violence in England from the Middle Ages through the present day.

When the English were armed to the teeth, violent crime was rare. Now that the English are disarmed, violent crime has exploded. Indeed, crime in England is Cited by:   Many criminals use guns to commit crimes, but the most effective counter to them is enforcement of the laws already in existence.

New laws restricting guns /5. Everyone who wants to understand the role of guns in violence in America must read this book. The result of heroic research, including data collected from nearly every county in the US over a period of fifteen years, it proves that permitting people to carry concealed handguns reduces the risk of violent crimes, including homicide and rape, while increasing the risk of nonviolent crimes, such as burglary/5.

the crime. “Firearm use” is defined in this report as showing, pointing, or discharging a firearm during the offense for which a prisoner was serving a sentence. Among prisoners serving time for homicide, more than 2 in 5 (44%) state prisoners and more than 1 in 3 (36%) federal prisoners had possessed a firearm during the Size: KB.

While gun homicides dominate media coverage of gun violence, the largest category of gun deaths in the United States is suicide. Suicide by firearm accounted for 61 percent of all gun deaths.

Must a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (MCDV) be designated as a “domestic violence” offense. Does the prohibition on receipt or possession of firearms and ammunition apply if the person was convicted of an MCDV prior to the enactment of 18 U.S.C.

(g) (9) on Septem. Does the disability apply to law enforcement officers. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey,persons were victims of a crime committed with a firearm in [1] In the same year, data collected by the FBI show that firearms were used in 68 percent of murders, 41 percent of robbery offenses and 21 percent of aggravated assaults nationwide.[2].

Gun Violence Fact: In4, young people ages were victims of homicide - an average of 13 each day. Gun Violence Facts: In the Home. There are more than million guns in circulation in the United States — approximately guns for every people.

million children live with unlocked, loaded guns - 1 out of 3 homes with. Inabout 23% of victims of nonfatal firearm crime were injured. About 61% of nonfatal firearm violence was reported to the police in Inless than 1% of victims in all nonfatal violent crimes reported using a firearm to defend themselves during the incident.

Inamong state prison inmates who possessed a gunFile Size: 1MB. Keeping guns out of the hands of criminals prevents violent crime. Taking guns away from criminals reduces violent crime. Gun control does not reduce crime. The National Rifle Association (NRA) criticizes pro‐gun‐control arguments and offers an alternative proposal for reducing violence.

Guns don't kill—only people kill. ate the myth that mental illness leads to violence, as well as the mis. perception that gun violence and mental illness are strongly linked. Stigma represents a major barrier to access and treatment of mental.

illness, which in turn increases the public health burden. In Decemberthe committee issued its final report, in book form. The book contains nine chapters, and five appendices, on such topics as firearms data, patterns of firearm violence, self‐defense gun use, right‐to‐carry laws, firearms and suicide, and criminal justice by: making firearms more available is followed by an increase in gun crime.

Likewise, Likewise, the states with the strongest gun laws typically see the lowest gun death rates. New York State Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) Initiative Crime, Arrest, and Firearm Activity Report The GIVE initiative targets 20 police departments in 17 counties Upstate and on Long Island that report 83 percent of violent crime outside of New York Size: KB.

Abstract. Questions about firearms ownership and use are significant elements of crime policy and constitutional law in the United States. Two important recent issues involving guns are the distinction between prevalence and incidence effects of gun ownership and the important contrast between private gun rights in households and in public : Franklin E.

Zimring. Crimes committed involving guns have also decreased in the United States. However, the number of robberies involving a firearm still accounts for a large proportion of the total figure. Youth violence has been a serious problem for many countries over the past decades as teenagers have become more aggressive and incidents have resulted in more serious consequences.

Children increasingly have access to guns and knives with many high schools bringing in. Editor's note: This is an updated version of a story that was published on Nov. 9, The United States has the 28th-highest rate of deaths from gun violence in the world: deaths per. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 79 pages ; 24 cm.

Contents: Gun ownership does not cause violent crime / Don B. Kates Jr. --Gun ownership increases the lethality of violent crime / Josh Sugarman --Stronger gun control laws can help reduce crime / Steven Riczo --Stronger gun control laws will not reduce crime / Linda .This long-running and contentious statistical debate began with the book More Guns, Less Crime by John Lott Jr.

of the Crime Prevention Research Center. Since its publication, 11 states have loosened right-to-carry laws, and more than 30 states now allow the open carrying of a gun without a permit.Get this from a library! Firearms and crimes of violence: selected findings from national statistical series.

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