Weapon-carrying and the Reduction of Violent Harm

Criminology has much to offer activities to reduce the harm of violent incidents—particularly by reducing weapon-carrying and use—but the discipline’s engagement with the harm reduction agenda has been limited. In addressing this, the article identifies risk factors...

Risk Terrain Modeling: Seasonality and Predictive Validity

This study focuses on crimes involving firearms in Baltimore, Maryland to answer three research questions concerning the effect of seasonality: (1) Do changes in the seasons affect which spatial factors are significantly related to crime?; (2) Does risk terrain...