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Gun Access, Use, and impact Among Youth in New Jersey and...

Objective:This is a collaborative study with the University of Michigan to assess the impact of gun access, violence and crime in communities...

The Impact of Gun Laws on Gun Suicides and Homicides

Objective:To explore the impact of state-level firearm regulations on suicide and homicide rates from 1999-2017. Methods: Using the...

Evaluation of a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Course Suicide Prevention Module

Objective:This study evaluated the impact of adding a suicide prevention (SP) module to a Concealed Firearm Permit (CFP) course on instructors’ knowledge,...

Regional Partnership to Map Safe Gun Storage Locations

Objective:This study is a national- and regional-level partnership to provide maps to the public that communicate safe storage locations for firearms. There...

Victim Services Delivery and Outcomes Among Victims of Violent Crime

ObjectiveThis is a collaborative study with the City of Newark to evaluate the impact of victim services on victims of violent crimes....

Merging Victim and Perpetrator Health Data with Criminal Justice Data

Objective:To examine the criminal risk factors and health risk factors associated with being a victim and/or perpetrator of firearm injury in NJ. ...

Identification of Health Risk Factors for Firearm Injury

Objective:To identify health care settings in which primary or secondary firearm violence prevention efforts should be focused on. We hypothesize that there...

Geospatial Patterns in Firearm Violence

Objective:To describe and compare severe firearm injury events to other elements, such as incident location, proximity to home, time of day, spatial...

Acoustic Gunshot Detection (Cooper ShotSpotter Study)

Objective:To compare the ShotSpotter data (data from audio sensors that detect the sounds of gunfire and triangulate its location) with the best...

Quantifying and Describing Burden of Firearm Injury in NJ

Objective:To obtain a more accurate estimate of New Jersey’s burden of firearm injury by linking records across three datasets: