New Jersey’s Gun Violence Research Center (GVRC), is among the first state funded research centers in the United States that conducts interdisciplinary research on the causes, consequences, and solutions to gun-related violence, while respecting the rights of legal, safe gun ownership, and use. The GVRC works in collaboration with and is supported by the
New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE)


firearm-related incidents annually in the U.S.


all firearm-related incidents end in death


average annual firearm deaths in New Jersey


Announcing FY24 Call for Proposals

GVRC Research Day Replay Recordings

2022 Report on Firearms in New Jersey

GVRC Progress Report FY' 22

The Rutgers NJ Gun Violence Research Center analyses and recommends policy actions toward reducing firearm violence and serving as a partner to other state systems. This forward-looking approach combined with in-depth expertise allows us to maintain the highest caliber of scientific and technical competency on firearm violence.