Houston Chronicle — After Mass Shootings, Trump says Prosecutions for Firearms Offenses hit Record in 2018

…the vast majority of gun crimes are handled by state courts, not federal courts, said Jeffrey A. Butts, director of the Research & Evaluation Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. So Trump is talking about a small piece of the issue. Continue reading Houston Chronicle — After Mass Shootings, Trump says Prosecutions for Firearms Offenses hit Record in 2018

PolitiFact — After Mass Shootings, Donald Trump Says Prosecutions for Firearm Offenses Hit Record in 2018

First, the vast majority of gun crimes are handled by state courts, not federal courts, said Jeffrey A. Butts, director of the Research & Evaluation Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. So Trump is talking about a small piece of the issue. Continue reading PolitiFact — After Mass Shootings, Donald Trump Says Prosecutions for Firearm Offenses Hit Record in 2018

Interim Report 1: National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention

This first report from the Implementation Assessment of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention includes information collected through interviews and site visits to each participating city and from online surveys of individuals involved in each city’s youth violence prevention network. The first round of surveys was administered beginning in June 2011, and the second was launched in February 2012. This report describes the changes perceived by respondents during the first eight months of implementation. Continue reading Interim Report 1: National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention