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.
LATEST NEWS
November 2, 2016
Revive the Assault Weapons Ban
» read The New York Times Letter to the Editor
» read the Mayhem Multiplied report

November 2, 2016
Trump Continues to Promulgate a Brazen Lie About Crime Statistics, Despite his Fiction Having Been Debunked
» read the NY1 article and watch video

October 31, 2016
New York City Crime, Homicides Could Hit Record Lows, Stats Show
» read the Newsday article

October 25, 2016
More Guns on Campuses Won't Make People Safer, Researchers Say
» read the NBC News article

October 19, 2016
New NYPD Commissioner O'Neill Discusses Community Policing, Crime Fighting Strategies at Crime Commission Forum
» read the press release

New York police 'failed' in fatal shooting of woman, commissioner says
» read the CNN article

Commissioner: NYPD 'failed' when cop fatally shot mentally ill woman
» read the NY Post article
AIMING AT STUDENTS: THE COLLEGE GUN VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC

Gun violence at U.S. colleges has exploded in recent years, increasing from just 12 incidents during the 2010-2011 school year to nearly 30 in 2015-2016 school year—and the number of shooting victims has also spiked to a disturbing level. Given that studies have shown that gun violence victimization and mere exposure to gun violence can lead to poor academic performance, disruptions at school or work, relationship problems, and lasting emotional distress — and, of course, the physical danger that shootings put students in — it is clear that the public needs to become more aware of campus safety. As our research shows, between the 2001-02 and 2015-16 school years, 437 people were shot, including 167 killed and 270 wounded, on or near U.S. college campuses. An estimated 2.5 million students were enrolled at the 142 colleges where the 190 recorded shootings occurred, and, thus, were directly or indirectly exposed to gun violence.
» read the Aiming At Students report
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