New Jersey’s Gun Violence Research Center (NJGVRC), 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 NJGVRC works in collaboration with and is supported by the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE).

100,000

firearm-related incidents annually in the U.S.

1/3

all firearm-related incidents end in death

475

average annual firearm deaths in New Jersey

Our Projects

Take a look into this months Issue Brief on
COVID-19, Gun Sales, and Intimate Partner Violence.

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.