Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019, Page: 28-33
Police Strategies Against Gun Crimes in the United States
Allan Y. Jiao, Department of Law & Justice Studies, Rowan University, Glassboro, USA
Received: Jan. 14, 2019;       Published: Apr. 28, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.hss.20190701.14      View  98      Downloads  32
Abstract
To maintain public safety and reduce gun violence, a strong need exists for understanding police strategies, practices, and related issues in addressing gun crimes. As various studies on police handling of gun crimes have been completed and previous reviews of such studies are either outdated or sporadic, it is necessary to conduct a new review of police practices in dealing with gun crimes. This review is focused on police initiatives and practices in the United States including both innovative programs and routine activities that have been studied with various research methods. It is aimed at developing a general understanding of police strategies in terms of their effectiveness in reducing gun crimes.
Keywords
Police Strategy, Gun Crime, Effectiveness
To cite this article
Allan Y. Jiao, Police Strategies Against Gun Crimes in the United States, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 1, 2019, pp. 28-33. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20190701.14
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