The Violence Project’s Jillian Peterson spoke with Mara Gottfried about risk factors for violence.
“Research shows that poverty, stress and mental health concerns — all amplified during the coronavirus pandemic — increase the risk for gun violence and homicides, Peterson said. At the same time, the pandemic has impacted face-to-face prevention efforts.”
The full article discusses the rise in violent crime and gun violence. Only two crime categories saw reductions from 2019.
Source: Twin Cities Pioneer Press
Author: Mara Gottfried