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.
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

October 17, 2016
George Zimmerman's road rage case shows Stand Your Ground laws are dangerous
» read the NY Daily News Op-Ed

October 10, 2016
Statement on Passing of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson
» read the press release

October 4, 2016
Study Finds Increase in School Shootings at Colleges in U.S.
» read the Campus Safety Magazine article

October 3, 2016
Shootings at U.S. colleges deadlier and more frequent, report finds
» read the Reuters article


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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