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Wendy Prudencio discusses gang violence prevention on NY1 Noticias panel

Las pandillas en NY, ¿por qué los jóvenes se integran a ellas?
(Gangs in NY, why do young people join them?)
July 2, 2018
» watch NY1 Noticias video (in Spanish)



Richard Aborn discusses New York City's gun violence intervention strategies at New Yorkers Under the Gun panel

NYC Will 'Pay the Price' of National Concealed Carry Law, Warns Vance
June 8, 2018
» read The Crime Report article

New York's Drop in Gun Violence a 'Miracle,' But Threats Persist, Experts Say
June 8, 2018
» read the City Limits article

Highlights from 'New Yorkers Under the Gun'
June 8, 2018
» watch video from the event



Richard Aborn and Stephanie Ueberall give a presentation to the government in Ceará, Brazil

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.
May 21, 2018
» read more



Richard Aborn discusses the importance of gun control in the midterm elections

Today's gun debate has echoes of the LIRR shootings era
May 19, 2018
» read the Newsday article



Crime Commission's phishing report cited in TechRepublic

How fact-checking could thwart phishing attacks
April 18, 2018
» read the TechRepublic article
» read the phishing report



Stephanie Ueberall and Katelyn Greco present SNUG data analysis in Albany

On behalf of the NYS Department of Criminal Justice Services, Stephanie Ueberall and Katelyn Greco share SNUG data analysis at the Biannual Conference in Albany.
April 6, 2018
» learn more about our work



Richard Aborn shares lessons from the 1990s gun control movement

After chanting 'vote them out,' will the students vote?
April 1, 2018
» read the Dayton Daily News article

Thousands of students staged a walkout and marched across the U.S. What's next?
March 24, 2018
» read the USA Today article



Extreme Risk Protection Order Coalition calls on NY Legislature to include ERPO law in State Budget

Mental Health and Healthcare Organizations Call for Inclusion of Extreme Risk Protection Orders Bill in the State Budget
March 28, 2018
» read the press release

Long Island District Attorneys, Nassau Police Commissioner Join Call for "Extreme Risk Protection Orders" to be Included in State Budget
March 28, 2018
» read the press release

Westchester County District Attorney Calls on Governor to Enact New Gun Legislation in this Budget
March 26, 2018
» read the press release

New York City District Attorneys Call for Inclusion of "Extreme Risk Protection Orders" Legislation in the State Budget
March 25, 2018
» read the press release

Statement of the New York ERPO Coalition on Proposals to Include Gun Violence Prevention Measures in the State Budget
March 21, 2018
» read the press release



Ashley Cannon discusses the epidemic of shootings at U.S. colleges

Les écoles américaines, théâtre très fréquenté de la violence par armes à feu (American schools, very frequent venue of gun violence)
March 23, 2018
» read the Radio-Canada article (in French)



E-Responder's Youth Leadership Program presented at NYU's second annual
Urban Research Day


Intervening for Critical Consciousness: Examining the Potential of Promoting Self-Efficacy in Urban Youth through a Youth Leadership Program Pilot.
March 20, 2018
» read the poster



Richard Aborn discusses New York's successful gun control laws

Guns, Controlled
March 7, 2018
» listen to Slate's The Gist podcast



Richard Aborn discusses how expanding the DNA Databank can benefit crime victims and defendants

Virginia student's murder sparks bid to expand DNA databank
March 3, 2018
» read the Associated Press article



E-Responder cited as an "innovative youth gun violence prevention strategy" in an academic peer-reviewed journal article

Youth Gun Violence in a Digital Age
March 1, 2018
» read the American Academy of Pediatrics article



In wake of the Parkland, FL mass shooting, coalition pushes NY Legislature to pass Extreme Risk Protection Order bill

Coalition pushes NY Legislature to pass Extreme Risk Protection Order bill
February 26, 2018
» read the press release

Anti-Gun Coalition pushes Legislature to Disarm Dangerous People
February 26, 2018
» read the NY Daily News article



Crime Commission's Aiming at Students report cited as evidence of a growing problem and to urge campus safety reforms

Concerns about local gun shop near campus
March 3, 2018
» read Franklin & Marshall College's The College Reporter article

Guns Don't Belong in Classrooms
March 1, 2018
» read the University of Chicago's The Chicago Maroon article

Safety First, Never Second
February 21, 2018
» read the Los Angeles Pierce College Roundup article

A Decade Later, NIU Shooting Survivors Try To Reclaim Normalcy
February 13, 2018
» read the Chicago Tribune article
» read the Aiming at Students report



Crime Commission's Social Media Preceding Real-World Violence database cited as evidence of a growing problem in wake of Parkland, FL shooting

Social Media's Role in Florida Mass Shooting
February 21, 2018
» read The University of New Orleans Driftwood article
» read the Social Media Preceding Real-World Violence database



Richard Aborn discusses the use of precision policing in NYC

At Crossroads of Policing and Murder, A Long Push for Accountability
February 15, 2018
» read the Christian Science Monitor article



Stephanie Ueberall discusses how an ancient play about an act of unspeakable violence, Euripides Madness of Hercules, is relevant to today's issue of gun violence.

Theater of War Productions: Hercules in Manhattan
February 15, 2018
» watch the performance and community discussion
» view the event poster



Stephanie Ueberall and our E-Responder partners discuss our innovative approach to stopping gun violence on social media

'Interrupters' Peek at Social Media to Stop Street Violence
January 21, 2018
» read The New York Times article



Crime Commission joins coalition in support of Extreme Risk Protection Order law

Kavanagh, Hoylman, Simon, and Advocates Announce New Coalition Supporting Extreme Risk Protection Order Law to Prevent Gun Violence
January 17, 2018
» read the press release

Brooklyn officials back bill removing guns from people likely to hurt self or others
January 18, 2018
» read the Brooklyn Daily Eagle article

Lawmakers, gun safety advocates push for protective legislation
January 17, 2018
» read the CBS6 article and watch video

NY senators push for new gun law
January 17, 2018
» read the ABC 10 article and watch video

Gun control advocates push for law to prevent dangerous people from bearing, buying arms
January 17, 2018
» read the NY Daily News article

Lawmakers push for court-ordered gun restrictions in some cases
January 17, 2018
» read the Times Union article

Gun control advocates see opportunities in states
January 17, 2018
» read The Hill article



Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark discusses how prosecutors can make Rikers Island safer at Crime Commission Breakfast Forum

New York City to end cash bail for non-felony cases in win for reform advocates
January 10, 2018
» read The Guardian article

Some Prosecutors Stop Asking for Bail in Minor Cases
January 9, 2018
» read The New York Times article



Richard Aborn comments on the PBA lawsuit to stop the public release of police body camera footage

New York Police Union Sues to Stop Release of Body Camera Videos
January 9, 2018
» read The New York Times article



Richard Aborn praises NYPD on record breaking crime declines

Serious crime in NYC dropped by 5.4 percent in 2017, NYPD says
January 3, 2018
» read the amNY article

New York Streets safest for 70 years as murders plunge
December 29, 2017
» read The Times London article

Murder rate in NYC drops to lowest level in decades
December 29, 2017
» read the CBS News article and watch video




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