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Title: Promising Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence
Author(s): D Sheppard
Corporate Author: Cosmos Corporation
United States of America
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 262
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
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Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes successful community approaches to dealing with the problem of gun violence.
Abstract: Individual sections of this report address the following: (1) Gun Violence in the United States (nature of the problem and current trends); (2) Solving the Problem (developing a comprehensive strategy); (3) Comprehensive Reduction Strategies (overview, 9 program profiles); (4) Strategies To Interrupt Sources of Illegal Guns (overview, gun tracing, inspection and investigation of Federal firearms licensees, 6 program profiles); (5) Strategies To Deter Illegal Gun Possession and Carrying (21 program profiles); (6) Strategies To Respond to Illegal Gun Use (10 program profiles); (7) Education Initiatives and Alternative Prevention Strategies (changing attitudes toward guns and violence, youth violence and gang prevention, 15 program profiles); and (8) Research, Technical Assistance and Education (14 program profiles). References, appendixes, tables, figures, notes
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Citizen crime tolerance ; Illicit firearms ; Crime prevention measures ; Criminology ; Firearms ; Public Opinion of Crime ; Citizen gun ownership ; Citizen reactions to crime ; Firearm-crime relationships ; Violence prevention
   
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