Citizens Crime Commission of New York City

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and public safety policies and practices more effective through innovation,
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November 9, 2018
Responding to the Complexities of Trauma
» read the article

September 26, 2018
Closing Rikers will make the city safer.
Unnecessary incarcerations do more harm than good.
» read the Crain's article

July 2, 2018
Wendy Prudencio discusses gang violence prevention on NY1 Noticias panel
» watch NY1 Noticias video (in Spanish)

June 8, 2018
Richard Aborn discusses New York City's gun violence intervention strategies at New Yorkers Under the Gun panel
» read The Crime Report article
» read the City Limits article
» watch video from the event

May 21, 2018
Working in conjunction with the Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank, Richard Aborn and Stephanie Ueberall were invited to present violence prevention strategies to the government in Ceará, Brazil.
» read more


Mass shootings have taken place consistently throughout American history, in every region of the country. Over the last 30 years, however, assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines—which hold more than 10 rounds—have proliferated, allowing assailants to become much more destructive. Crime Commission analyses show, the results have been deadly for Americans.
» read the February 2018 update to the Mayhem Multiplied report
» read the 2016 Mayhem Multiplied report
» read about the Large-Capacity Ammunition Magazines Ban
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