Join us on November 18th from 3-4:30 pm Eastern (4-5:30 pm CST) for a webinar on mass shooting research. This second webinar in a two-part series on mass shootings will review characteristics of these events over past decades, the psycho-social background of mass shooters, and the reasons behind school shootings. Register to attend this Webinar … [Read more...]
Upcoming Event: Advancing Understanding, and Informing Prevention of Public Mass Shootings: Findings from NIJ Funded Studies, Part 2
Reducing the Epidemic of Mass Shootings in the United States – If Not Now, When?
The New York State Bar Association Task Force on Mass Shootings and Assault Weapons published a report in November 2020 with recommendations on how to significantly decrease the occurrence of mass shootings. The report cited The Violence Project's data multiple times, including articles published by the LA Times in August and September of 2019. … [Read more...]
Podcast: The Patterns Behind Mass Shootings and the Creation of The Violence Project
We all have events or situations in our childhood that shape who we are today. While many are uplifting, there are less fortunate people who encountered childhood trauma, setting them off track to commit some of the most upsetting crimes. Dr. Jillian Peterson, President and Co-Founder of The Violence Project, has dedicated her career to … [Read more...]