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Special Feature: Youth Violence - Gun Violence and Prevention

Publications

Homicide Rates Among Persons Aged 10–24 Years — United States, 1981–2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, July 2013

Now Is the Time: The President’s Plan to Protect Our Children and Our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence
The White House, January 2013

Testing a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence: An Evaluation of Crown Heights Save Our Streets, a Replication of the Cure Violence Model
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2013

Violent Crime Against Youth, 1994-2010
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2012

Gun Violence Among Serious Young Offenders
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, April 2010

Project Safe Neighborhoods - A National Program to Reduce Gun Crime: Final Project Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, February 2009

Gun Violence Among Serious Young Offenders
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, July 2008

Paving the Way for Project Safe Neighborhoods: SACSI in 10 U.S. Cities
National Institute of Justice, April 2008

Evaluation of CeaseFire-Chicago
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2008

Reducing Violent Crime and Firearms Violence: The Indianapolis Lever-Pulling Experiment
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2007

Reducing Violent Crime and Firearms Violence: The Indianapolis Lever-Pulling Experiment
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2006

Reducing Gun Violence: Community Problem Solving in Atlanta
National Institute of Justice, June 2006

Reducing Gun Violence: The St. Louis Consent-to-Search Program
National Institute of Justice, November 2004

Project Safe Neighborhoods: America's Network Against Gun Violence
Bureau of Justice Assistance, June 2004

Dynamics of Deterrence: Youth Gun Violence in Portland
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, June 2003

Community Problem-Solving to Reduce Juvenile Gun Violence: Atlanta's Experience
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2002

Juvenile Gun Courts: Promoting Accountability and Providing Treatment
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, May 2002

Gun Use by Male Juveniles: Research and Prevention
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, July 2001

Youth, Firearms and Violence in Atlanta: A Problem-Solving Approach
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2001

Fighting Juvenile Gun Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, September 2000

Kids and Guns
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2000

Seattle's Effective Strategy for Prosecuting Juvenile Firearm Offenders
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2000

Hands Without Guns
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 1999

Promising Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 1999

Reducing Youth Gun Violence: An Overview of Programs and Initiatives, Program Report
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, May 1996

Related Resources

Active Shooter Preparedness
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Active Shooter Preparedness Web site offers free courses, materials, and workshops to better prepare the private and public sector to deal with an active shooter situation and to raise awareness of behaviors that represent pre-incident indicators and characteristics of active shooters.

CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice’s CrimeSolutions.gov Web site is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov is relevant program and topical information pertaining to youth gun violence and prevention.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN)
PSN is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful.

Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE)
Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, STRYVE is a guide for communities, states and the country to use in developing and implementing evidence-informed strategies, programs, and policies for stopping violence before it occurs using a public health approach.

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