The Police as Victims: The Role of Guns in the Murder of Police

The results from this study indicate that police officers are murdered at a higher rate in cities where a greater proportion of suicides, homicides, robberies, and aggravated assaults involve guns, suggesting that the increased availability and use of guns by...

Suicide rates, handgun control laws, and sociodemographic variables

The association of state handgun control laws to state suicide rates was investigated while controlling for sex, age, percent black, percent metropolitan population, population density, and rates of population change, divorce, crime, and unemployment. Gun control laws...

Effects of gun control on homicide in Canada

Data from Canada from 1969 to 1985 showed that the passage of a stricter firearms control law in 1977 was associated with a decrease in the use of firearms for homicide but an increase in the use of all other methods for homicide.
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