“New York City is a very diverse place. We see people from different cultural and religious traditions every moment and we just know one another, so it’s harder for people to foment inter-group hatreds,” says Jeffrey Butts, director of the research and evaluation center at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan. Continue reading Gun Violence Is Actually Worse in Red States. It’s Not Even Close.
Once largely a symbol of privilege and status, gun ownership has become a way for men to prove their masculinity, said Jeffrey Butts, director of the Research and Evaluation Center at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Continue reading After Shootings of Young People Spark Outrage, Gun Violence Experts Decry Self-defense Laws
“Hipotéticamente, los desafíos de enjuiciamiento introducidos por la ley estatal podrían haber contribuido al aumento de los delitos violentos, pero ese efecto no es evidente en los datos policiales de la ciudad de Nueva York”, agregó el reporte. Continue reading El Diario NY — Reporte revela que reforma a ley de aumento a la edad de responsabilidad penal en NY no ha generado aumento en crímenes juveniles
“Crime is constantly fluctuating,” said Dr. Jeffrey Butts, a research professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, in a recent phone interview. “The numbers go up and they go down,” he said, and looking at short-term changes doesn’t reflect meaningful trends. “You never understand the history of something until you can look at it with a little bit of distance.” Continue reading West Side Rag — Crime On The Upper West Side Over the Decades
Neighborhoods Among NYC Areas with 50 Highest Shooting Rates at Least One Year Between 2015 and 2021 Actual Number of Shooting Incidents Census Block Groups MANHATTAN 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 East Harlem (North) (click to view map) 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 East Harlem (North) 1 1 0 1 0 2 3 East Harlem (North) 2 0 0 1 0 … Continue reading Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
Neighborhoods Among NYC Areas with 50 Highest Shooting Rates at Least One Year Between 2015 and 2021 Actual Number of Shooting Incidents Census Block Groups 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Bedford-Stuyvesant (East) (click to view map) 1 3 2 2 0 4 2 Bedford-Stuyvesant (East) 2 1 0 1 0 2 1 Bedford-Stuyvesant (East) 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 Bedford-Stuyvesant (East) … Continue reading Brooklyn