Citizens Crime Commission of New York City

A non-partisan non-profit organization working to make criminal justice
and public safety policies and practices more effective through innovation,
research, and education.
May 18, 2017
Gun Violence on Campus
» read Aborn's NYT Letter to the Editor

May 18, 2017
Stepped-Up Raids, but Gang Violence Persists
» read The New York Times article

May 16, 2017
Can We Stop Online Violence?
» read Aborn's op-ed

May 15, 2017
Law-Enforcement Vets Split on Comey But Think Firing Could Chill Probe
» read The Chief Leader article

May 13, 2017
Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, the new streets of gangs in NYC
» read the El Diario article

May 12, 2017
Here's Everything You Need To Know About Sketchy Emails
» read the Buzzfeed article


The high visibility of harmful behavior, trauma, grief, and emotional distress on social media gives service providers the opportunity to know exactly who is at the highest risk for committing or being victimized by violence and in greatest need of service. We need to capitalize on this opportunity by giving anti-violence professionals a new method of responding to risky social media use. As modes of communication have changed to favor online spaces, so too must our interventions.
» read the "Social Media as an Opportunity for Service" report
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