Predictors of Firearm Usage in Violent Crimes: Assessing the Importance of Individual, Situational, and Contextual Factors

Group: New Mexico Statistical Analysis Center

URL: http://isr.unm.edu/reports/2012/firearms-in-violent-.pdf

Description

In the current study, we utilize incident-level data from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to explore the person, incident, and structural predictors of firearm usage in violent crimes. In the following sections of this report we review the literature that links various characteristics with firearm usage, describe the data and methods utilized in the current study, present the results of our statistical analyses, and then conclude with a section summarizing our findings and discussing the practical and theoretical implications of the current research.

Tags

violent crime, weapon crime, firearms, correlation

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Statewide
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Gov't
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PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
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N/A
Year(s) of Publication
2012

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