Hot Spots Policing Effects on Crime

This Campbell systematic review examines the effects of focusing police crime prevention efforts on crime ‘hot spots’, and whether focused police actions at specific locations result in crime displacement (i.e. crime moving around the corner) or diffusion (i.e. crime...

Preventing Firearm-Related Death and Injury

Deaths and injuries from firearms are significant public health problems, and clinicians are in a unique position to identify risk among their patients and discuss the importance of safe firearm practices. Although clinicians may be ill-prepared to engage in such...

Focusing on Places Rather Than Guns

Firearms-related injuries and deaths represent a major public health issue in the United States. Several researchers and professionals have called for additional research about strategies to mitigate morbidity and mortality associated with firearms. In keeping with...