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More Black Police Won't Result in Fewer Police-Involved Homicides of Black Citizens

Hiring more black police officers is not a viable strategy for reducing police-involved homicides of black citizens in most cities, according to new Indiana University research that is the first in-depth study of this increasingly urgent public policy question.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Gun Policy Expert Available To Discuss Campus Carry Measures

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UCI Researchers Forecast Lower 2017 Violent and Property Crime Rates in Much of SoCal

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine project double-digit reductions in both violent and property crimes across much of Southern California for 2017. Violent crime is estimated to drop by 21 percent in 82 percent of cities, and property crime is expected to decrease by 11 percent in 79 percent of cities.

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Four Decades of Evidence Finds No Link Between Immigration and Increased Crime

Political discussions about immigrants often include the claim that there is a relationship between immigration patterns and increased crime. However, results of a University at Buffalo-led study find no links between the two. In fact, immigration actually appears to be linked to reductions in some types of crimes.

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Lurie Children’s Hospital Launches Pilot Program to Help Curb Youth Violence in Chicago

Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago has an innovative care coordination model to keep young people from being incarcerated.

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Study: For Cops, Exposure to High-Stress Situations Dysregulates Vital Biological Function

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Officers who weren’t as stressed showed a steep and steady, or regular, increase in cortisol from baseline. However, officers with a moderate and high major stress index had a blunted response over time.

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Gorsuch Brings Diversity Back to SCOTUS

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Intimate Partner Violence Among Youth Linked to Suicide, Weapons and Drug Use

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Adolescents who are violent toward their romantic partners are also more likely to think about or attempt suicide, carry a weapon, threaten others with a weapon and use drugs or alcohol than peers in non-violent relationships, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

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Shootings in U.S. Schools Are Linked to Increased Unemployment

A Northwestern University study has found that economic insecurity is related to the rate of gun violence at K-12 and postsecondary schools in the United States. When it becomes more difficult for people coming out of school to find jobs, the rate of gun violence at schools increases. The study reveals a persistent connection over time between unemployment and the occurrence of school shootings in the country as a whole, across various regions of the country and within affected cities.

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Need a Human Trafficking or Tourism Expert for Your Super Bowl Coverage? @Floridastate Has You Covered.

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Study Reveals Public Perception of Police and Body-Worn Cameras

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There is a push to expand the use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) in policing. Yet, limited research and only anecdotal evidence suggests that the public supports using them in law enforcement. Results of a new study describes general public perceptions of BWCs with some unexpected results.

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Baylor Expert Available to Discuss Human Trafficking in Relation to Super Bowl Festivities

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A Quark Like No Other, Biophysics Plays Key Role in Immune System Signaling and Response, ALMA Reveals Sun in New Light, and MORE in the Physics News Source Sponsored by AIP

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Expert Available to Join Lethal Injection Debate and Discuss Ricky Gray Execution

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Religious Violence Expert Mark Juergensmeyer to Begin CSU Dominguez Hills’ Semester-Long Speaker Series ‘Tolerance and Violence in the Mind of God’

“Tolerance and Violence in the Mind of God" explores the connection between religion and violence, solidarity, peacebuilding, and combating terrorism.

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Experts Available to Speak on Cybersecurity, Russia

In light of the U.S. investigation into Russian hacking, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on cybersecurity and cyberhacking. Political scientists also can discuss how the controversy could impact the relationship between the United States and Russia.

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Offenders’ Deadly Thoughts May Hold Answer to Reducing Crime

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It's something many of us say in anger, but don't mean. However, for a small percentage of people homicidal thoughts are very real. Iowa State's Matt DeLisi says identifying offenders with homicidal thoughts could change how we sentence the most serious offenders.

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Human Trafficking's Toll Is Immense. A Legal Expert Offers 6 Ways We Can Combat the Problem

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Nova Southeastern University Programs Ranked As Some of Nation's Best by U.S. News & World Report

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Each year U.S. News & World Report releases rankings of colleges/universities and their programs. This year, 3 NSU online programs were ranked among America's best.







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