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center for gun policy and research

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
Public Health
Hot spot policing effectively reduces Baltimore gun violence
Published Jan 11, 2018
Report evaluates effectiveness of deterrence programs used in city since 2003
'Reducing Gun Violence in America' available for free download
Published Oct 3, 2017
280-page report, recommendations authored by experts from Bloomberg School of Public Health
Campus carry
Study: Guns on campuses won't deter shootings
Published Oct 24, 2016
Evidence suggests right-to-carry permissions on campus will likely lead to increase in gun violence, suicides
Commentary
Smart guns are safer guns
Published Jan 11, 2016
Safety technology can help reduce accidental shooting deaths, SPH expert says / The New York Times