Cincinnati Enquirer — Bystanders in a Crowd: Main Street Shooting Among Many Similar Incidents

[Jeffrey] Butts is a research professor at the John John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. He said prevention efforts have focused on youth intervention and economic disparity. “That was all designed for a pre-pandemic world,” Butts said. “An erosion of civilization happened with the pandemic. It seemed like society was coming apart. People were scared.” Continue reading Cincinnati Enquirer — Bystanders in a Crowd: Main Street Shooting Among Many Similar Incidents

Brooklyn

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

New York Times — Is New York’s Wave of Gun Violence Receding? Experts See Reason for Hope

“The Brooklyn recovery seems more striking than other boroughs,” Dr. Butts said. “The Brooklyn spike is horrendous when you look at it over time. But the most recent quarter, the data point is back to where it’s been bouncing around for the past 15 years.” Continue reading New York Times — Is New York’s Wave of Gun Violence Receding? Experts See Reason for Hope

Christian Science Monitor — US Saw Biggest Spike in Gun Violence in 50 Years. Don’t Panic Yet.

Experts caution that while law enforcement is a vital part of public safety, police should be one part in a larger package of solutions. There are well-tested methods that decrease violence, but implementing them at scale will require patience, nuance, and a willingness to think past political narratives. Continue reading Christian Science Monitor — US Saw Biggest Spike in Gun Violence in 50 Years. Don’t Panic Yet.

Gun Violence in New York City

Shootings in New York: 2010-2013 by Sheyla Delgado and Evan Misshula Research & Evaluation Center August 1, 2014 With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the New York City Council, the Research & Evaluation Center at John Jay College is conducting a program of studies known as NYC Cure. One study involves a partnership with the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) to … Continue reading Gun Violence in New York City