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Policing+Community
A focused approach to policing could reduce gun violence
Published June 15, 2020
Survey of residents in areas of Baltimore most affected by gun violence finds that "stop-and-search" policing isn't effective, erodes community trust in police; New report outlines recommendations
Gun policy
Firearm purchaser licensing laws linked to fewer fatal mass shootings
Published March 2, 2020
Laws that require in-person application or fingerprinting associated with fewer fatal mass shootings, new study finds
Gun safety
Most gun owners unlikely to buy 'smart' guns
Published June 10, 2019
Survey finds that while 79% of gun owners support the sale of personalized weapons, only 18% are likely to buy them
Gun policy
Recommendations for reducing gun violence
Published March 4, 2019
New report outlines ways of implementing new policies and strengthening existing laws in Illinois
JHU plans open online course on gun violence prevention research
Published Dec 3, 2018
Center for Gun Policy and Research will also host summer program for high school students
Safety+Security
JHU continues open dialogue on security
Published Nov 15, 2018
Second public discussion addresses constitutional policing and police accountability
Gun policy
Purchase permits tied to fewer deaths
Published June 1, 2018
Laws provide for more thorough background checks conducted by law enforcement instead of gun sellers
Gun policy
Widespread support for safety proposals
Published May 17, 2018
Gun owners, non-gun owners agree on many policies that restrict or regulate firearms, survey finds
Gun policy
The case for funding firearm research
Published March 20, 2018
As gun policy debate rages, scientists say funding for research is critical / Wired
Gun safety
Majority of gun owners don't use safe storage
Published Feb 22, 2018
Unsecured firearms in the home increase risk of homicides, suicides, and unintentional shootings