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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Gun Policy Expert Available To Discuss Campus Carry Measures

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UCI Researchers Forecast Lower 2017 Violent and Property Crime Rates in Much of SoCal

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine project double-digit reductions in both violent and property crimes across much of Southern California for 2017. Violent crime is estimated to drop by 21 percent in 82 percent of cities, and property crime is expected to decrease by 11 percent in 79 percent of cities.

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Lurie Children’s Hospital Launches Pilot Program to Help Curb Youth Violence in Chicago

Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago has an innovative care coordination model to keep young people from being incarcerated.

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Four Tips to Help Communities and Churches Battle Human Trafficking: Baylor Expert

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Baylor human trafficking expert Elizabeth Goatley, Ph.D., said large-scale national events like the Super Bowl draw attention to human trafficking, and it’s an appropriate time to make people aware of the epidemic, which victimizes hundreds of thousands of people within the United States each year.

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Shootings in U.S. Schools Are Linked to Increased Unemployment

A Northwestern University study has found that economic insecurity is related to the rate of gun violence at K-12 and postsecondary schools in the United States. When it becomes more difficult for people coming out of school to find jobs, the rate of gun violence at schools increases. The study reveals a persistent connection over time between unemployment and the occurrence of school shootings in the country as a whole, across various regions of the country and within affected cities.

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Need a Human Trafficking or Tourism Expert for Your Super Bowl Coverage? @Floridastate Has You Covered.

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Study Reveals Public Perception of Police and Body-Worn Cameras

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There is a push to expand the use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) in policing. Yet, limited research and only anecdotal evidence suggests that the public supports using them in law enforcement. Results of a new study describes general public perceptions of BWCs with some unexpected results.

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Baylor Expert Available to Discuss Human Trafficking in Relation to Super Bowl Festivities

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Mount Sinai Public Health Expert Joins ‘Call to Action’ on Gun Safety

Nils Hennig, MD, MPH, Director of the Graduate Program in Public Health at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and public health leaders from the nation’s top universities have authored an unprecedented call to action on gun safety, urging consensus-building rather than confrontation, which will be published in the American Journal of Public Health on Thursday, January 19.

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Chapman Perelman Foundation Domestic Violence Gift Awarded to Columbia Psychiatry

The Chapman Perelman Foundation has contributed $1 million to Columbia University Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry to expand an initiative that provides mental health services to victims of domestic violence.







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