Delgado, Sheyla A., Jeffrey A. Butts, and Marissa Mandala (2015). Perceptions of Violence in East New York. [ Research Brief 2015-05 ]. New York, NY: Research & Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
This research brief presents results from surveys of young men (ages 18-30) in New York City neighborhoods. The data depict the respondents’ personal attitudes toward violence and their experiences with violence, as well as their awareness of local violence prevention efforts and their confidence in police and local agencies.